PHP Developer (Laravel)

Department:
Digital
Based:
Midlands
Reporting to:
Head of Development

Purpose

You’ll work on innovative digital solutions for exciting high-profile clients like EE, Jaguar Land Rover, Sainsbury’s, and Lloyds Banking Group.You’ll join our development team and make an essential contribution to our key projects. Working closely with our team of Designers, Developers, and Project Managers, you’ll use your experience and expertise to create complex and dynamic business systems.

Principle duties

  • Support the Digital team by creating dynamic web-based systems using PHP and the Laravel framework
  • Craft digital solutions from technical specifications and client briefs
  • Collaborate with the Development team and provide feedback through peer-to-peer code reviews
  • Provide consultancy and innovative solutions to briefs
  • Have your finger on the pulse and be aware of new technologies and concepts that will benefit the department
  • Use your experience and knowledge to guide and develop best practice, and improve efficiency and quality

This list is not exhaustive, and you will be expected to work flexibly and undertake other such duties as the management may, from time to time, reasonably require.
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Experience

  • Writing clean and maintainable PHP, with a focus on performance.
  • MVC frameworks, such as Laravel
  • Building complex SQL and designing databases
  • Planning new features and systems
  • Git, or an equivalent version control system

Skills / characteristics

  • Test Driven Development
  • Integrating APIs
  • Integrating LDAP and SAML
  • JavaScript frameworks, such as Vue.js, jQuery and React
  • CSS pre-processors such as SASS
  • Passionate about creating cool digital things
  • Can work well in a team
  • Willingness to learn new skills and develop professionally to help further the team
  • Positive attitude towards challenging situations and multi-tasking
  • Good time management skills involving the ability to estimate accurately the time required to complete digital projects
  • Attention to detail and pride in your work
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work and communicate with and translate digital solutions to non-IT personnel
  • Must be committed to making ‘anything possible’ with a ‘can do’ attitude

Other requirements

  • Full, clean drivers’ licence
  • Able to travel throughout the UK and overseas

Data Security

At all times you must work within the guidelines set out in the DRPG’s Information Security Policy and your Employee Confidentiality Agreement. Failure to do so may be treated as gross misconduct.

Health & Safety

At all times you must work within the guidelines set out in DRPG’s Health & Safety Policy and Employee Manual.

Further notes

The role will be based primarily in our Worcestershire head office and will require regular travel to other office locations. You will be expected to work flexibly and undertake other related commercial duties both in the UK and overseas as the company may from time to time reasonably require.

The company

Established in 1980, we're one of Europe's most experienced and largest fully integrated, award winning communications agencies. From the strategic communication consultancy to our complete in-house production facilities for digital media, video, events & print, we deliver to companies of all sizes that span a wide range of markets.The DRP Group is an equal opportunities employer.

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Give us a call on: 0844 682 5989 or email us today on:  anythingspossible@drpgroup.com

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