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Senior Web Application Developer - Birmingham - PHP/JavaScript

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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 24th October 2019
Location: Birmingham
Salary/Rate: £40000 - £60000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Senior Web Application Developer - Birmingham - £60,000 My client is an award winning and leading global solutions provider based in the heart of Birmingham city centre. They are looking for a Senior Web Application Developer to work within an existing team on maintaining and further developing the back-end/ Server-Side code of the large and complex MVC application used by many major global media companies from satellite / cable broadcasters to sports rights owners and movie studios in order to manage the security of their premium video content.The ideal candidate will come from a strong web application development background and will have on the job experience working on multi-tiered complex web applications. What the day to day will look likeWriting well designed, testable, efficient code by using best of breed software development practices.Guiding and mentoring junior team membersDeveloping functions for data validation and pushing into / pulling from databases / unstructured data stores.Implementing worker / task runner components, working through a central task orchestration system, to interface with other internal solution components (video fingerprint identification, watermark extraction etc.) and external services (email sending etc.).Integrating data from various back-end services and databases.Gathering and refining specifications and requirements based on technical needs.Creating and maintaining software documentation.
What you needBEng / MEng / BSc / MSc in relevant subject or equivalent experience.At least 3 years commercial experience with dynamic language coding, especially PHP and JavaScript.Knowledge of MVC pattern based development, and familiarity with Laravel in particular.Knowledge of Linux / Unix environments.Experience with relational databases, particularly MySQL.Familiarity with software configuration management (SCM) concepts and version control systems, especially Git.Desirable experience, skills and toolsKnowledge of application cloud architectures and AWS services.Experience with Continuous Integration / Deployment (Jenkins, GitLab etc.), application deployment (Puppet, Chef) and Docker. What you will get in return?Benefits include flexible working options, pension scheme, 25 days holiday which increases with length of service, plus extra day off for your birthday, Group Health Insurance and more!You will work at the cutting edge of a high growth industry with an opportunity to shape the technical vision of a large cloud-based platform.You will have the opportunity to work on solutions for some of the biggest and most well-known sports and entertainment brands in the world.Our hardware products are installed in broadcast head-ends worldwide, and our software components are deployed into millions of set-top boxes and streaming video players worldwide.