About you:

You are a dynamic, skilled software engineer with a passion for technology and a keen sense of pride in the work you do. You are a strong team player who thrives on close collaboration with your colleagues and takes shared ownership of the development pipeline along with the team. You are focused on delivering high-quality solutions to given timelines and are comfortable in an Agile Scrum environment, where colleagues often work in different locations and with small time zone differences. You are constantly seeking to improve both your own skills and the skills of others and enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic company. You will be expected to mentor more junior members of the team, contribute to planning sessions, and architect technical solutions as well as guide the technical evolution of products.


Day-to-day, you will:

Take responsibility for assessing the risk of development tasks, taking into account technical and commercial factors, make risk-based recommendations and decisions. Where required, provide technical leadership, guidance, and direction to other members of the engineering in an Agile (Scrum) team, delivering high-quality software focussed on delivering team results through your individual contribution. Actively contribute to requirements discussions and requirements analysis, and understand the scope, risk, and complexity of changes from inception through to delivery. Communicate and collaborate with stakeholders on deliverables and approaches. Contribute to the continuous development of processes and improvements. Identify, compartmentalize, and execute refactoring where commercially/technically necessary. Be able to analyze, identify and fix the root cause of defects throughout the various layers of an application. Understand, identify, and adhere to our preferred design patterns, coding standards, and definition of done. Design and develop software solutions to agreed and elaborated requirements using a range of languages and technologies across the full stack including PHP, JavaScript, SCSS, MySQL, and MongoDB. Help ensure the agreed agile delivery process and approach is followed, including estimation/planning, Scrum activities, release, and project management. Champion a quality focussed approach including good planning; branching, environment, and codebase management; promoting/participating in the early discovery of defects; code reviews and unit testing where appropriate. Ensure the appropriate logging and monitoring mechanisms are in place, and effective. Report to Team Lead and Engineering Manager on progress and areas of risk, including metrics where requested. Creation of technical documentation where required. Work in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures.


As a well-rounded PHP Software Engineer, your Skills and Experiences likely include:

Will be an accomplished PHP software engineer building high-quality software predominantly using Linux-based middle-tier and back-end technologies, built using the Laravel framework and connecting to a MySQL database. You will also be familiar with using HTML/JS/CSS and JavaScript frameworks that run cross-browser on the client side. Will have good knowledge of a SPA Framework such as React. Will use modern techniques to build accessible, scalable, and evolvable APIs that are robust and stand the test of time. Will demonstrate the ability to contribute and plan Dev sprint/release activities, prioritizing according to risk and changes in the delivery schedule. Will display ownership, responsibility, and good decision-making to achieve project deliverables. Will have a good understanding of software industry development standards, applying them appropriately to the scenario at hand. Will have a good understanding of source code management best practices (using Git), and the ability to troubleshoot issues. Will have the ability and motivation to test your own work and that of others to ensure we maintain and also improve our high-quality standards


Technologies & Tools:

HTML, CSS, JavaScript JavaScript frameworks (React)TypeScript PHP (Laravel),MySQL Relational database design, Query Optimisation, Indexing etc…Git-based Source Control