Senior PHP Engineer
IRIS Software Group Ltd
Peterborough, UK
4h ago

We are looking for a competent senior PHP engineer highly accustomed to working on high traffic websites.

You will be working on developing our existing SaaS (Software as a Service) product within the education sector where your work will impact millions of people around the UK.

You will be based in IRIS Softwares's Peterborough office.

About the job

  • Architect, develop and test code for use by fellow team members (we have a test team, but you will be expected to reasonably test your own code)
  • High degree of focus on code quality and maintainability
  • Ability to code against a specification, ask questions and point out foreseeable issues to ensure the work being done is suitable for its intended purpose.
  • Share insight and future risk analysis with relevant stakeholders of different technical abilities
  • Write and maintain technical documentation
  • Offer support and technical advice on existing systems
  • Mentor other developers as required
  • Manage own workload to achieve deadlines
  • About you

  • Experience working within high traffic websites
  • Strong understanding of working within a framework
  • Strong understanding of basic Git commands & processes
  • Strong understanding of a relational database (MySQL / MariaDB)
  • Strong understanding of build processes including dependency managers
  • Strong understanding of objective oriented programming including analysis and design principles (including SOLID)
  • Comprehensive understanding of PHP
  • Comfortable working with APIs (JSON, XML)
  • Communicate clearly with people of varying technical understanding
  • Self-motivated to keep your skill set up to date with technological changes
  • Pride in your work and the code you produce
  • Desirable Skills

  • Previous experience working with RabbitMQ or similar job queuing systems
  • Previous experience working with Memcached or similar caching systems
  • Previous experience working with Node.js
  • Basic frontend skills in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Vue.js
  • Who are we?

    IRIS Software Group is the largest privately held software company in the UK and 3rd largest in Europe.

    We provide business-critical software and services for accountants, schools, SMEs, corporates and non-profit organisations.

    Our solutions relieve the burden of compliance, while enabling productivity, facilitating collaboration and providing insight for UK organisations to connect and serve an increasingly new generation of customers.

    Why you should apply...

    At IRIS, we believe in creating a culture of engagement and reward to develop employee potential and offer long-term career success.

    To help with that, we offer the following :

  • Generous
  • Holiday allowance
  • Private
  • Medical healthcare
  • Pension
  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme and excellent benefits

    Thank you for applying!

    If you do not hear back from the Talent team within 2 weeks of an application, unfortunately you have not been successful.

    Please do look out for new opportunities with IRIS Software Group in the future.

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