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PHP Developer

PHP Developer

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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Jacob Appleton

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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  • Start date:


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​PHP Developer - Outside IR35 - Up to £450 per day - Bristol - 12 Months - Mid July Start

The developer will support the service manager to ensure that our central Government client meets its business objectives for enhancing access to historic records. The developer will join a team which includes Service Manager, Delivery Manager, Technical Architect, User Researcher and Performance Analyst. The developer will be expected to work with Subject matter experts from Information Security, Policy Leads and members of the public including key user groups for example, genealogists.

Skills & Experience:

  • Experience working alongside a user researcher and technical architect using user centred design practices to ensure user stories and user research are at the heart of product design.

  • Proven ability to design services to meet valid user needs including planning, designing and conducting usability testing of prototypes.

  • Proven experience in use of industry standard web application technologies such as HTML, CSS, Java, Javascript, PHP, Ruby and Python.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication including strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence external partners, suppliers and stakeholders.

  • Proven experience in use of service-based technologies such as SOAP, RESTful APIs, XML messaging and JSON. 6. Experience of working using Agile Methodology.

    • Experience of deploying and building web applications on Cloud Foundry using buildpacks and the CLI.

    • Experience of developing products to meet the needs of assisted digital users to ensure the service is designed to enable maximum digital take up.

    • Proven experience of iterative product development based on user needs and stories.

    • Proven experience of the ability to share and transfer knowledge and skills to a junior developer to enable their development and learning of industry practice.

    • Proven experience of the ability to share and transfer knowledge and skills to a junior developer to enable them to effectively manage product/s development and maintenance.

Soft Skills:

  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions.

  • Experience of successful collaborative working as part of a multi supplier delivery team sharing knowledge within the team.

  • Create and maintain an agile working environment.

  • Take responsibility for their work.

  • Can work with clients with low technical expertise.

  • Able to challenge the status quo and use persuasion skills to achieve business buy-in.

  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes.

  • Bring agile mindset and principles into practice.