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Senior Back End Developer

  • Location:

    York, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Insurance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Catherine

  • Contact email:

    catherine.stroud@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    YOR/699691_1592556324

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    31/07/2020

  • Startdate:

    27/07/20

Job Description

We're looking for a first-class backend developer with a real passion for all things tech and wants to work in a talented development team on exciting projects, someone who can bring great commercial experience and a passion for development, along with a real drive to use the latest technologies to create exciting, innovative products.

Key Accountabilities:
Designing and building new features and services
Developing new REST APIs Writing unit tests to ensure high code coverage
Reviewing team members code to ensure a high-standard
Mentoring and supporting other team members
Estimating time and planning for implementation
Suggesting and investigating alternative technologies to solve business issues
Monitoring traffic and reviewing server performance
Ensuring documentation is correct and up-to-date
Training and knowledge transfer to the team
Leading the team to ensure standards and processes are met and followed
Maintaining the database systems
Developing the Continuous Integration system
Create and maintain server configurations and provisioning
Debugging and resolving bugs and performance issues

Person Specification:
3-4 years development experience in a commercial environment
Solid understanding of modern PHP development
Experience with PHP frameworks; preferably Symfony or Laravel Commercial experience with version control in a team environment
Ability to approach existing code, grasp its purpose and make changes confidently and safely
Experience with writing unit & integration tests
Knowledge of coding standards and their application
Experience with LAMP stack architecture, particularly in a cloud environment
Experience with Docker & Ansible Continuous integration
Mentoring a team
Security conscious approach to development
Understanding of caching and cache strategies

In return you will receive a competitive salary between 40,000-50,000 depending on experience (this is negotiable for the successful candidate), a fantastic working environment, opportunities to progress and develop within the company, flexi time benefits, onsite gym and parking.

If you're interested in the role please contact Cat on 07971609654 or apply here.

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