Senior PHP Developer


We're looking for a Senior PHP developer to join our Spacecraft development team. We deliver beautiful, high-quality software to our customers, and we're looking for people who are passionate about web software and want to contribute their skills and experience to help us improve further.

We are focussed on finding the right people to join our team, so for this position, working remotely is completely acceptable after you have been inducted into working with your new team. Jadu's head office is located in Leicester (UK) where you will be based during the initial induction period (roughly two weeks should be expected). If you are Leicester based it would be great to have you in the office more often than not but some home working is still fine.

About the role

As well as writing great code using PHP & Javascript, you will need to be able to communicate your ideas clearly, give and receive feedback in peer reviews and work with the team to deliver high quality solutions to our customers.

As a senior developer, you will be expected to lead by example and have a positive approach to problem solving. You may be called upon to write specifications / user stories and quotations. You will be expected to provide support and guidance to junior developers and represent your team when needed.

Skills, experience and capabilities:

  • Excellent knowledge of programming, OO, TDD, ideally using PHP
  • Good knowledge of Javascript. Experience with build and testing tools is desirable
  • Experience of working in commercial software / web development team
  • Expertise in developing secure, scalable web solutions
  • Expertise in the software development lifecycle and release management
  • Experience in leading and mentoring a team of developers
  • Meeting deadlines, sometimes under pressure
  • Taking responsibility for completing work to a high level of quality
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to make decisions
  • Source control

Reasons to work with Jadu:

  • Holidays - 25 days per year (not including bank holidays)
  • Flexible - Flexible working hours to accommodate commuting
  • Healthcare - Private Healthcare with AXA PPP
  • Pension - Employee Pension Scheme
  • MacBook - MacBook Pro with all Apple hardware
  • Development - Personal Development programme
  • Conferences - Conference trips and opportunities for learning
  • Environment - Cool office environment with fully equipped kitchen and onsite parking

About Spacecraft

Spacecraft is the Professional Services delivery organisation within the Jadu group that provides customers with award-winning discovery, research, design, integration, development and project management expertise.

The Spacecraft team consists of UX specialists; designers; web developers and project managers.

More about Spacecraft services and its award-winning projects can be found here: Spacecraft services.

About Jadu

Jadu is a global provider of Web Experience Management software, specialising in Web CMS, Forms, Portal and Customer Case Management tools for the enterprise. Jadu is well established in the public sector for offering digital solutions to local government and higher education as well as a score of commercial organisations around the world. Find out more about Jadu.

We are an equal opportunities employer & Investor in People.

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