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PHP Developer

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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 7th January
Location: Leeds
Salary/Rate: £30,000 - £40,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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PHP Developer | £40k | Leeds

You'll be working for the UK's leading sports activity provider - with 60 locations around the country and serving resorts and cruise lines around the world. Working in a youth market, we constantly need to update and develop our systems, use the latest technologies and integrate with new online services.


We are currently looking for a self-motivated senior web developer to be the primary developer for our PHP-based software platform. Responsible for the development and performance of our entire infrastructure (under the leadership and management of the Head of Design and Development), you'll develop new solutions, improve existing ones, commission external suppliers and manage support contracts.


We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:

  • Educated at degree-level or have gained equivalent workplace skills
  • 3 years experience in a commercial environment
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented coding (both client and server side)
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of MySQL and query optimisation
  • Good knowledge of software development processes including version-control and testing
  • In-depth knowledge of web-based systems using the LAMP stack
  • Experience of system integration and authentication, with REST APIs and JSON/XML data
  • An understand of hosted platforms like Amazon AWS and/or Microsoft Azure
  • Able to communicate and contribute well as part of a team
  • Self-disciplined, able to prioritise, with good motivation and organisation skills


  • 28 days holiday a year including bank holidays.
  • Pension
  • You will have time during the week to spend learning new technologies and tools. As well as a training budget for any additional resources/events you may wish to attend.