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PHP Developer

Job Title: PHP Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dartford
Salary: 30000 - 50000
Contact Name: Julie Rose
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Julie Rose Recruitment is looking for a PHP Developer to join a market leader within the loans market, your focus will be on team goals, customer value and looking at the bigger picture.


Hours:           Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm (flexibility between 8am and 6pm by

Location:      Dartford           

Salary:           £30,000 (up to £50,000 for the right candidate)

Benefits:       Pension, insurances, Perkbox and annual/quarterly bonus

Holidays:      23 days (rising to 28 following 5 years’ service)


Duties for the PHP Developer:

  • Helping to build functional requirements, technical design and implement application features
  • Field questions and solve problems for user support and client services
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by the Website Developers, with server-side logic
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimisation of code for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of efficient, secure and scalable software
  • Build and maintain functional apps for the business
  • Building and modification of API’s to enable system integration
  • Reporting on development releases monthly
  • Solve complex scalability, platform and integration problems
  • Be actively involved in company projects, to ensure the Development function is actively promoted


Personal Specification for the PHP Developer:

  • Excellent communication skills (telephone and written)
  • Candidates must be fully conversant in PHP development
  • Must be conversant with both object orient and procedural coding
  • Candidates must be fully conversant with MySQL database design, optimisation and development (not necessarily a full DBA skillset)
  • Excellent knowledge of Integration and exchange protocols (ex. XML, Soap, Json etc.) essential
  • A knowledge of application security is desirable (preferred experience with PCI DSS compliant systems)
  • Basic Unix command line knowledge essential
  • Excellent knowledge of html5, CSS and JavaScript (jQuery) essential
  • Experience working with GIT