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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 28th April
Location: Leeds
Salary/Rate: £250 - £275
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

The University of Leeds is currently implementing a collection of repeatable design components (called Design System) across its web estate in order to ensure web accessibility compliance of the university websites. We are looking for a PHP Web Developer to join the Web CMS team to complete this work.

The developer will be required to:

*Re-skin websites that are based on dated, legacy designs by implementing the new Design System design components;

*Develop customisations for enterprise-level content management systems such as Jadu and WordPress: write modules, plugins, create custom content types;

*Participate in stand-ups, sprint planning and sprint retrospective meetings;

*Work on bugs, defects and enhancements raised for the Jadu and WordPress based websites;

*Produce high quality, maintainable code with web accessibility in mind.

The developer must have:

*Strong PHP development skills, ability to analyse, audit and improve existing code;

*Experience of working with Web CMS platforms such as Jadu and WordPress;

*Experience working with version control systems such as GIT;

*Experience of developing customisations for enterprise-level content management systems: modules, plugins, custom content types, backend user interface customisations;

*Understanding of usability principles, Web Accessibility and GDPR regulations;

*Experience of writing system documentation including functional and system design specifications;

*Experience of working with testers;

*Strong initiative, with excellent organisational, planning and self-management skills, ability to work independently;

*Provide your own computer and other equipment needed to carry out the role, and be able to work remotely from home for the duration of this contract;

*Be available for and attend online MS TEAMs meetings during the working day as required, using a webcam.

The developer could have:

*Experience of working with search engine platforms such as Funnelback and Apache Solr;

*Experience of complex system upgrades requiring planned downtime;

*Knowledge of Azure DevOps.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

Contact Name: Devon Yeo
Reference: TJ/662/DXB-110199-LAI_1619630345
Job ID: 2925826

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