Junior Back End Web Developer

United Kingdom, Derbyshire, Derby, Derby

Full Time


Company Info

Our client builds a cutting-edge website analysis tools used by household brands around the world. We're are supporting their search in looking for developers with a flair for PHP to join their growing team.

You'll be working mostly in PHP 7.2 alongside a team of experienced developers. Their current stack is based on AWS, Redis, MySQL, ES6+, Redux, and React which, along with being a lot of fun, allows them to quickly prototype and polish our ideas.

Examples of challenges you will work on include: multilingual spelling and grammar checking, using AI to improve SEO, and scaling to test millions of webpages every month. As such a fast moving business, no two days are the same.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate high proficiency in PHP. Familiarity with any of the other technologies listed above is a plus. You'll need to be able to manage your own time, be commercially minded and have the confidence, passion and creativity to champion your own ideas.

The ideal candidate:

Ideally graduate level or have the relevant experience
Be able to shoow some examples of work i.e. portfolio, live website or code in github or similar
Some work / industrial experience – gained in an industrial placement, post education work experience/employment history or freelance work
Demonstrate areas of self-development i.e work towards better skills and knowledge, personal projects etc
Interpersonally pleasant, good team fit 
Some experience of PHP, Javascript, HTML, CSS, Workpress, Python, Vue, React, Angular (Any combination will be considered for a Junior position)
They are able to offer some awesome perks, opportunities for rapid career progression, training, and a competitive salary based on your experience.

Your choice of computer and operating system. We use a mix of Mac, Windows and Linux here; you’re free to pick what works best for you.
Flexible hours.
Free on-site parking and close to Derby train station.
We’re located on Pride Park – close to gyms, restaurants, cafes and transport links.
Choice of displays and ergonomic desks.
Aeron or equivalent Herman Miller chairs.
Your choice of gym membership.
Unlimited mineral water, espresso coffee and other beverages.
Conference trips and training budget.
Social events: cinema nights, lunches, activity days and more

Posted: October 22, 2019

£25000 - £35000/annum Benefits