PHP/Web Developer


New opportunity not to be missed! Our client has a unique opportunity available for a PHP/Web Developer to join the team in Salford Quays, Manchester. The role is a full time, permanent position offering a salary of £30,000 - £40,000 per annum.

Our client is Europe’s leading Health organisation, bringing convenience and accessibility to healthcare. The innovative mobile health platform connects users with fully-qualified, experienced doctors via remote video consultation, making lengthy appointment waiting times and poor access to primary care services a thing of the past.

They are looking for a PHP/Web programmer to be involved in the development of an innovative health platform. They are a technology innovator in the healthcare sector.

Role Overview

They are looking for a PHP/Web Developer responsible for managing back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users.

Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.

A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is essential.

The successful candidate must have a proven track record of developing commercial multi-user systems using PHP. Health domain experience is not essential, but the role requires knowledge of PHP and related technologies.

What are the responsibilities of the PHP/Web Developer?

- Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications

- Development of user-facing elements

- Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules

- Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable PHP code

- Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications

- Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems

- Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

What skills do I need to have to become a PHP/Web Developer?

- Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks {{such as Laravel, CodeIgniter, Li3, etc}}

- Understanding the fully synchronous behavior of PHP

- Understanding of MVC design patterns

- Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3

- Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming

- Understanding accessibility and security compliance

- Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions

- Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

- User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments

- Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system

- Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds

- Established SQL database skills, particularly in the contexts of the business logic and data access application layers, and including the use of ORM tools such as Laravel

- Familiarity with RESTful API Frameworks

- Knack for writing clean, readable PHP, HTML, Javascript code

- Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

Experience of the following would be an advantage:

- Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests

- Experience of HTML / XML, web services and web development

- Ability to evaluate and apply various design patterns (MVC / MVP / MVVM)

- Remote deployment and client update in a LAMP/WAMP domain environment

- Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes

- Proficient understanding of code versioning tools {{such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial}}

- Familiarity with continuous integration

- Software localisation

The post is based at their offices in Salford, but occasional travel may be required. As part of the interview process, candidates will be presented with a number of technical tasks to test some of the key skills required for this position.

Why not click ‘apply’ today? Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join the world’s premier telehealth organisation as their PHP/Web Developer.
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