Senior PHP Software Developer

We’re on the lookout for a brilliant, PHP software developer in Preston who wants to join our renowned digital agency. Working from our Preston city centre office, your main responsibilities will be managing delivery of client projects, and partnering with our clients to provide solutions.

Our clients look to us to lead them in technical decision making, and a solution focused approach to deliver maximum value is essential. You will oversee and contribute to work on an array of interesting projects from bespoke Symfony and Laravel applications to PWA apps (like our website), provide support to the team when required, and always be looking to improve the development process.

Your experience and insight will be sought on best practice and solutions, and you’ll have the opportunity to shape and evolve practices to help Soap continue to deliver excellence.

This role is an ideal career for a software developer who wants to take their next step, and join an award-winning digital agency and achieve big things with many fantastic clients.

To apply, please forward your CV and we’ll be in touch.

Essential

  • 3+ years experience as a PHP web developer
  • Well rounded knowledge of development best practice
  • Strong problem-solving skills, and solution focused approach
  • Eager to develop your experience, skills, and career with our agency
  • OOP/MVC development practices
  • Experienced developing API integrations
  • Expert with source code management tools: Git, GitHub, Bitbucket, etc.
  • Experience with CI/CD

Desirable

  • Experience leading and managing a development team
  • Worked in an Agency
  • Experience with open source software like WordPress, Symfony, Laravel or similar
  • Good understanding of JavaScript libraries and frameworks: JQuery, Angular, Backbone etc.
  • Experience with writing unit tests
  • Javascript task runners and module bundlers (Gulp, Grunt, Webpack)
  • Experience with Jira/Agile Methodology
  • Server management

Why Choose Soap Media?

  • Competitive salary and structured career development plan
  • Develop your career with one of the UK’s leading digital agencies
  • Work with some of the UK’s biggest brands and be involved with bleeding edge learning that brings
  • Develop your skill set in a challenging and rewarding environment with R&D time and personal development time
  • Budget towards books, training and personal development
  • Work in a friendly atmosphere where our team of experts is always ready to help
  • Social events such as bowling, go-karting, and paintballing – the usual sort of stuff
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Fully stocked fridge, beers, hot drinks and filtered water.
  • Work in a grade A studio environment located in the heart of the city centre, in a recently refurbished 3 storey print house

Join the Family

Whether you’re looking to develop your career in digital, searching for a new challenge, or simply want to work for one of the UK’s leading agencies, Soap would love to hear from you.

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