Mid level PHP Developer.

Added 23.01.17

McCann Digital Overview

The digital division in McCann are responsible for the strategic development, planning, user experience, design, development and ongoing support and aftercare for many of the agencies clients. Working in an integrated 360o fashion with other divisions (PR, Media, Advertising) the division creates a range of digital solutions including enterprise class websites, campaign sites, social apps and mobile / tablet solutions.


Role Overview

As PHP Developer your main responsibility is for the creation and implementation of a wide variety of Web-based products using PHP, JavaScript, MySQL and AJAX.

You will be responsible for:

Participating in a team-oriented environment to develop complex web-based applications
Maintaining existing codebase, to include troubleshooting bugs and adding new features
Converting data from various formats (Excel, ACCESS etc.) into developed databases
Providing accurate timing estimates on work
Contributing to documentation (instructional, pitch and technical specification)
Maintaining a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, emerging technologies and performance; keep team members informed as appropriate, with a view to incorporating these in future projects and staying ahead of the market and position yourself and the company as a digital specialist.
Constantly seeking to develop by learning new technologies and keeping abreast of your markets developments.

Skills / Expertise

Three years’ experience, with at least 1 year at an agency.
We would expect the candidate to have acquired the following skills and experiences to enable them to successfully undertake the role. 
Knowledge of development methodologies such as TDD & BDD
Good experience of Git and methodologies (git flow in particular)
High level of experience with PHP, including latest developments in 5 onwards and standards such as PSR-02
Experience of MVC principles & similar patterns
Good experience of LAMP stacks and similar tools (nginx, postgres, memcache)
Knowledge of wider tech such as MEAN, varnish etc
Experience with Laravel 5 & wordpress
Experience of using RESTful architecture and external APIs
Experience of build tools & CI / CD workflow
Experience creating automated services (cron or similar) to handle non-interactive tasks such as stock import / export tools
Comfortable with CLI environments

If you think this role matches your experience and ambitions, please send your CV to careers.mccanncentral@mccann.com. Due to the high number of applications we get, we can’t guarantee you’ll hear from us.

Work with us.

We’re always on the look out for exciting new talent across all disciplines, so if you think you’ve got what it takes, please send your CV to careers.mccanncentral@mccann.com.

McCann Birmingham do not accept unsolicited agency CVs. Please do not send or apply unsolicited CVs to any of our job opportunities advertised on our website or directly to any employee of McCann. McCann Birmingham will not be responsible for any fees that may relate to unsolicited CVs.



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