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Senior Backend Developer - Marlow

You will love this role if you:

  • Have experience of working in a fast-paced agency environment
  • Value collaboration and enjoy working closely with other experts in web, digital design and UX
  • Take a proactive approach to development challenges and are constantly striving to be the best through delivering great work 

Key responsibilities:

Delivering backend web development for a variety of web projects across the group. Working in a team with designers, front-end developers, project managers, you will:

  • Help scope and define functionality, including identifying areas where the project could benefit from additional features
  • Architect and troubleshoot technical solutions to identified requirements
  • Document and estimate proposed solutions
  • Take responsibility to ensure your projects are delivered to the requirements and on the agreed timeline
  • Define style guides and standards
  • Ensure quality code for the project, including via peer review
  • Follow development processes, and help shape these as the team grows
  • Ensure the correct technology is used for each project, and that new alternatives are considered
  • Identify code that can be re-used or re-purposed for other projects
  • Mentor and provide direction and support to junior developers and contractors
  • Offer technical advice and guidance to colleagues from other departments, and provide consultancy backup to Head of Digital

Key attributes / skills / competencies

  • Strong experience of web development with PHP, or other open source platforms, and a good understanding of one or more of the main CMSs and frameworks (such as Laravel, Django, Rails, etc)
  • Experience of software development processes such as Scrum or Kanban, peer review, and continuous integration processes
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies and tools

Get out of the back-room! Come and work in a light-filled, modern environment on the banks of the River Thames. Hit 'APPLY' now and keep your career flowing in the right direction.

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