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PHP Developer

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Tech & Software Development
  • Contact: Beth Thompson
  • Contact Email: BethThompson@betterplaced.com
  • Expiry Date: 20 January 2022
  • Job Ref: BT23_1640096254

I am working with a unique client that is focussed on innovation in IoT. Due to their reputation built over 50 years they are now looking to make several strategic hires within their software development team. The role will be working on the future of smart cities offering genuine connected tech in homes, cities and transportation.

The business prides itself on giving all developers a genuine input on projects from roadmap to conception and delivery, you'll be working with experts in IoT/ connected tech who will support and guide where necessary.


Key Accountabilities

  • You will be a key member of this team and will have the input to ensure the business is at the forefront of technology with revolutionary IoT solutions.
  • Some of their projects are top secret, so it's important you have commercial sensitivity when liaising with external collaborators and third party companies.
  • Collaborating with suppliers on next generation of technology.


Job Context

  • Working with the technology team to ensure business requirements are met.
  • Applications are based on the Laravel 5 framework, with VueJS 2 handling our front-end needs.
  • The ability to work with large datasets (40 million rows a month) so the focus is on well-written, fast, robust code.
  • Presenting this data in a usable manner requires some creative front-end work, again with a focus on high quality code.


Qualifications, Experience & Skills

  • 2+ years of software development
  • Interest in IoT/ Connected technology


Job Specific Skills:

  • PHP - Version7 preferred, or 5
  • Laravel - Version5 preferred, or a good knowledge of a similar framework
  • VueJS - Single file components
  • HTML - Semantic markup, atomic design
  • Git Version Control


Beneficial Skills

  • UI / UX development - Style guides, responsive design
  • Build Tools - Webpack
  • Software Design - SOLID, Gang of Four patterns, Domain Driven Design
  • Testing - PHPUnit, JavaScript tooling
  • NativeScript


To learn more about this exciting and complex role, please apply with an up to date copy of your CV.