Junior PHP Developer

Location: ,
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Benefits

My client are a global advertising agency with a reputation for quality and treating their staff exceptionally well. They have a small satellite office in central Manchester as well as their stunning flagship HQ in Cheshire. (there may be an opportunity to work in Cheshire if preferable)

The office in Manchester mainly deals with Analytics and conversion from their international campaigns and your role as a PHP developer is to support this function. If you are a PHP developer with a minimum of 12-18 months experience then this is a great opportunity for you to step up your career for a world renowned business with unlimited potential for personal and professional growth.

Role overview :

Working within the Analytics team you will be the owner of developing their reporting solutions working with various API’s from a number of data sources to automate and improving their reporting output to clients. You’ll be the owner of their internal toolkit which already hosts a number a tools and solutions for clients. You’ll be tasked with adding and improving to the toolkit, to provide solutions for their clients and improve internal efficiencies.

Main duties :

Primarily working within the Analytics team supporting on reducing the time spent on non-value adding tasks
Ensure timely delivery of specified tasks in accordance with agreed functional specifications
Keep Analytics Manager and Account Teams informed of scope of work, work load and highlighting where more time is required before it is spent
Day to day responsibility of management internal toolkit of reporting solutions
Be aware of latest digital (SEO/PPC) updates and the impact these may have on our solutions for clients
If appropriate, assist or present technical concepts to client.

Skills & Experience :

Full-stack development, capable of turning ideas into fully featured sites, including all HTML and CSS
Back-end Object-Oriented PHP development within a modern MVC framework (preferably Laravel)
Front-end development using modern JavaScript framework (preferably Vue)
Good experience with SQL (preferably MySQL) and Eloquent/ORMs and Migrations
Good experienced of unit testing with PHPUnit
Able to support SEO team with advice regarding developer aspects; tags, snippets, meta data etc.
Experience of CSS pre-processors, LESS or SASS, desirable
Experience of API interactions (especially Google API) desirable
Experience of WordPress desirable
Able to create graphics and layouts for site designs desirable
Experience of CRO tools such as VWO or Optimizely

Character & Personal Qualities :

Capability to work within young and vibrant team
Constantly look to push the boundaries of what can be achieved
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