Junior Developer

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Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 + Benefits
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The Client

My client are looking for an enthusiastic graduate software developer who is passionate about technology and has a great attitude to learning. Based in the vibrant heart of Liverpool city centre they provide an innovative SaaS (Software as a service) platform that enables businesses to be more efficient and agile.

Working in a small but growing software development team you’ll be working alongside some senior developers who will mentor you closely from day one. As a graduate software developer you’ll be working within a team that is focused on a range of projects including bespoke mobile apps and their own SaaS platform.

The Role

Unusually for a  junior / graduate developer role you will have a real impact on customers from a very early stage of your career. You’ll be creating bespoke reports for clients based on their feedback to the product team. After a short training period you’ll be given responsibility to manage your own deadlines and workload, meaning a high level of responsibility and maturity is required.

Core Skills

  • Design and develop custom exports and job sheets for customers in PHP
  • Build custom reports using MySQL
  • Development bug fixes and small changes
  • Work on a varied stack including PHP5/7, JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL
  • Respond to customer support queries, investigate and resolve problems
  • Providing third line support for applications and systems
  • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Skills in PHP and at least one other programming language
  • Good knowledge of MySQL
  • End to end project experience
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Proven ability to learn new technologies
  • Strong communication skills


Nice to have (non essential)

  • HTML5/CSS, Kohana, jQuery, Bootstrap
  • Linux/UNIX and associated command line and shell scripting tools
  • Source code management tools, preferably Git

Package

  • City centre location with modern working environment
  • Flexible working arrangements – flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home up to 4 days per week
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Vibrant team who will help and support you

This is a fantastic chance for a graduate software developer to work for one of Liverpool’s most innovative businesses where you’ll be given the support and training to take your career to the next level. Please send your CV to be considered.

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