Mid Level PHP Developer | Greenfield project | Colchester | £35,000 to 45,000 | PHP, Symfony, AWS

  • Job Reference: George Baxter
  • Date Posted: 9 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Eurobase People Limited
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Information Technology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: George Baxter
  • Email: george.baxter@eurobase.com

Job Description

Mid Level PHP Developer | Greenfield Project | Colchester | £35,000 to 45,000 | PHP, Symfony, AWS

If you are technologically minded and keen to succeed within a company that promotes personal development and the opportunity of being part of something bigger, then we have a role for you!

My client is using PHP 7.2 and Symfony. As well as using AWS Lambda, SQS and Elasticsearch. Big enthusiasts for BDD and TDD; they use phpspec for unit tests, PHPUnit for integration tests and Cypress for functional end-to-end tests.

When we say greenfield, we mean it.

The following tools and technologies are used:

* PHP (Symfony) for Back End application code

* MySQL for persistent data storage

* Elasticsearch for logging and monitoring

* AWS Lambda for serverless computing

* AWS SQS for our asynchronous message queue

* AWS for most other infrastructure

* React for our client-side applications

* Bitbucket Pipelines for Continuous Integration

You should apply if:

* You have 3+ years of experience working in a relevant software engineering role.

* You have knowledge of software design patterns and the principles of 'sOLID ' code.

* You have a practical understanding of the basics of HTTP and you know a REST f ul API when you see one.

* You have experience with TDD and/or BDD.

* You enjoy learning new skills and using the best tools money can buy.

* You are data-driven and strongly motivated by learnings through experiments and metrics analysis.

* You have superb communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with multidisciplinary teams.


* Flexible working hours

* Enhanced holiday package up to 33 days (inc bank holidays)

* Access to company wellbeing benefits and discounts

*Free parking (subject to availability)

* Access to training and development programmes

* Competitive salary with performance-based bonuses, OTE 7% - 10% of annual salary