FULL STACK DEVELOPER – PHP, SYMFONY, MONGODB, JAVASCRIPT - £35,000 to £55,000 - London

About the Role

As our business expands we have an opening for a Senior Full Stack (Back-end focused) Web Developer to join our small team of 9. You will be moving into a key role within our software team, playing an important role in the implementation of new features, improving performance and building a fantastic platform and experience for our users. The platforms current code is under two years old and has been well-tested. We also ensure to deploy to production several times a day. The current tech stack is PHP/Symfony 3 with MongoDb and we require somebody who can jump in quickly on the codebase. There are multiple opportunities to expand your skillset with projects in image processing, machine learning and devops on the immediate horizon. Ideally this person will be a thoughtful, well rounded software engineer with past exposure to both back and front-end development and a good understanding of modern tools, methodologies and best practice. Responsibilities: - Working alongside the CTO - Designing and creating new features - To investigate and resolve bugs - Working collaboratively to tackle complex problems and make important decisions - Estimate and plan development tasks - Advise on feasibility and complexity of potential features - Identify and implement improvements for reliability, scalability and performance - Find efficient ways to meet key business objectives - You're a good communicator, excellent problem solver, quick learner and can work independently as well as part of a team.

 

Environment

Our organisation is a well-funded start-up on a mission to disrupt the insurance industry. The founder, experienced entrepreneur and Harvard MBA, with deep sector knowledge/network, launched a previous platform with a different team which saved users 80% vs standard insurance. Our current platform is more deeply viral, network-based model which has raised the interest of both Silicon Valley investors and insurance industry players, all recognising the deeply disruptive nature of the proposition, starting by providing mobile phone insurance in the UK. Our office is an innovation tech hub that is a stone’s throw from Moorgate. If you need to chillax, you can make the most of our mini golf and Ping-Pong table!

 

Technical Skills - Essential

Skills and experience: - PHP - HTML - CSS - JavaScript (JQuery) - Databases - Sql & NoSql - Organizational and multitasking skills - Friendly & approachable individual - Team player, who can also work well alone - Somebody who can contribute & collaborate - Pays attention to details and is keen to ship high quality code - Problem Solver - Likes a challenge - Innovator

 

Technical Skills - Advantageous

Symfony

 

Interview Process

1st stage: Initial Phone chat 2nd stage: In-office 3 hour pair programming exercise/test 3rd stage: in-office interview with other developers 4th stage: cultural fit interview stages 2, 3, & 4 are not in any particular order and depending on availablity, could be done in the same day

 

Salary - From

£35,000 per Year

Salary - To

£55,000 per Year

 

Additional Benefits

25 Days Paid Holiday

 

Industry

Information & Communication Technology