Developer - PHP

Location: Gloucestershire Salary: £40 - £46 per hour +
Sector: Development Type: Contract


You will be part of a team of Software Engineers working in an Agile/Scrum software development environment specialising in healthcare solutions based in Gloucestershire.

The developer has a good level of both technical and business domain knowledge but may still specialise in a number of areas. They should be able to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work within a cross-functional Agile team which have the collective responsibility to deliver the business needs (roadmap) to the required schedule.
  • Responsible for writing, testing and maintaining code for the ICNet suite of software applications that complies with the quality standards of the organisation.
  • Required to undertake 3rd-line support tasks, diagnosing and rectifying issues on customer systems.
  • Remain aware of trends within the software development industry and must maintain a desire to continue to improve own knowledge and skills.
  • Able to effectively communicate in a clear, positive and professional manner to all levels from customers and peers to management level.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Be able to explain technical solutions clearly.

Must have experience

  • Minimum of 4 - 6 years' commercial experience with the most recent version of PHP, relational databases (MySQL / MS SQL Server) and front-end web technologies
  • GIT (or other version control systems)
  • Experience of modern frameworks (e.g. Laravel, Zend framework, jQuery, Bootstrap, Angular)
  • Agile methodologies certification or similar experience

Desirable experience

  • Knowledge of the healthcare sector, including software products designed for clinical use
  • Experience of JIRA, Confluence and Bitbucket or other Atlassian products
  • PHP certification
  • Containers and Docker
  • Linux
  • Graph Databases
  • Composer and NPM
  • APIs

This role is based in Gloucestershire, offering a 3 Month contract at £40 - £46 per hour depending on experience.

If you're interested or know anyone that might be please apply with an up-to date CV.

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