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SOFTWARE DEVELOPER / SOFTWARE ENGINEER - (PHP) - BEDFORDSHIRE
We are seeking a PHP Software Developer / Software Engineer to join a leading technology company situated at the forefront of the digital publishing industry. Based within the glorious surroundings of an English Heritage park you will have an idyllic environment in which to develop web services and sites to support mobile apps. Read on...
Founded in 2009, this dynamic organisation develops, designs and implements e-publishing services for Apple, Kindle, Blackberry, Android and the Web. With clients that include Esquire, WhatCar?, Elle, Men’sHealth and Cosmopolitan (to name just a few) their services allow professional publishers and brand owners to publish interactive, rich media content to the web, mobile and tablet with ease.
Joining as a PHP Developer / Software Engineer you will work alongside other server developers maintaining API and admin tools, developing new features and providing ongoing performance optimisation within the API and databases. Ultimately it will be your role to work closely with the client applications team to deliver reliable, efficient web services to support new and existing client platforms.
To qualify... You should be able to showcase some prior experience as a PHP Developer (this needn’t be commercial experience if you can demonstrate a range of personal projects) with key skills that cover the following:
- Strong experience of PHP is essential (their environment is PHP 5x, utilising the CodeIgniter framework).
- A thorough working knowledge of MySQL and optimised SQL queries.
Any exposure to the following would be advantageous: Sphinx, RabbitMQ, Django, Celery, Python, MySQL, Debian, Redhat, Amazon S3, Amazon SES and Amazon CloudFront. Also the ability to demonstrate good code design principles would be perfect.
Situated between Milton Keynes, Bedford and Luton you will get to work within a stunning countryside estate office benefiting from 90 acres of English Heritage gardens. Expect a non-corporate working environment that offers plenty of career opportunity, a comfy Herman Miller Aeron chair and many other perks. Get in touch...
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