PHP Developer (Junior-Mid level)

Ware, Hertfordshire - £25k-35k+ DOE - Permanent

Our colony is expanding! We're a small digital agency that strives to excel in exceptional user-centered design and web application development within the membership, charity and not-for-profit sectors.

Ware, Hertfordshire - £25k-35k+ DOE - Permanent

Since launching in 2018, we continue to grow and due to a busy period of winning new clients, we are now looking to expand our technical team with a new PHP developer.

Our technical team excels in open source development such as Drupal, WordPress and Craft but we are always adapting and build solutions that use a wide range of technologies.

Personality and team fit are as important as the technical ability for this role. The successful candidate should definitely be a self-starter, ambitious, and motivated to be successful.

A typical day:

  • Focusing on growing and learning programming languages and our best practices
  • Debugging and fixing issues reported by our clients
  • Developing custom modules/plugins
  • New feature development as part of an agile team
  • Participation in code reviews and technical design
  • Mentoring and helping other more junior developers
  • Building, deploying and releasing into test environments
  • Understanding infrastructure, DevOps and the full lifecycle of projects from start to finish

Essential skills:

  • Up to 3 years PHP programming experience
  • Experience developing on at least one CMS
  • You have a logical and analytical approach to problem-solving
  • You can communicate and collaborate with others
  • You actively listen and learn from feedback
  • You are able to work under tight deadlines without compromising quality
  • Good knowledge and commercial experience with PHP

Desired skills:

  • Some experience with Drupal, WordPress or Craft CMS
  • Ideally a degree in a Computing, Maths, Science or Engineering subject

Your experience

  • A degree in a Computing, Maths, Science or Engineering subject
  • Knowledge and commercial experience with PHP

We can offer:

  • Relaxed and fun culture
  • Flexible, Hybrid way of working
  • Access to the latest tools and software
  • An understanding, nurturing and no-blame development culture
  • Certification and training to help develop your skills
  • Allocated personal project time to grow and develop

How to Apply

Please forward your CV to info@heavypenguin.com.