PHP developer

at GradeMaker (view profile)
Location Witney
Date Posted 30th May 2015
Category Technical
Job Type Full-time
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PHP OOP developer with full stack knowledge

GradeMaker is an exciting technology company looking for a talented developer to join the team building our flagship, data-driven educational platform for international markets.

After a successful start-up period GradeMaker is moving into a second stage of development. We are now looking to expand our core development team by bringing in an experienced developer with strong OOP PHP skills, to push ahead with authoring and discovery tools for our examination board and Ministry customers.

You will be an outstanding developer with experience of building and delivering PHP business applications ideally using Laravel in an Agile development environment.

A commitment to detail is essential as is a desire to expand and develop your skills as you build understanding of the wider technologies used.

GradeMaker is built on the following technology stack:

  • Front end: HTML5, Bootstrap, SASS and JavaScript
  • Server side: Apache, PHP, Laravel and other libraries where required
  • Data layer: MongoDB, RabbitMQ and Elasticsearch
  • Platform: AWS and MongoLabs
  • Deployment: Automation of continuous deployment is handled by Composer, Grunt, Bower, GIT,, Jenkins, Karma, PHPUnit and custom Shell Scripts created in Packer.IO

It is essential that you have strong OOP PHP skills working with Laravel or similar frameworks.

You will also be able to demonstrate good skills in unit testing and deployment. A knowledge of continuous deployment using the technologies identified would be advantageous.

The right candidate will have a naturally open, collaborative personality who enjoys helping make a team succeed. He or she will be inquisitive reliable, a good problem solver with strong personal values and a commitment to excellence.

This is an excellent opportunity for a permanent member of staff.