PHP Web Developer

Employer: Software Development Partnership
Domain:
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • Iasi
  • Updated at: 16.08.2017
    Short company description

    SDP is the technology development centre of the business delivering not only the platforms that have powered millions of quotes for motorbike, van, car, caravan and motorhome insurance quotes but also all of the suite of management information tools and control systems that sit around those platforms. Based in Iasi, Romania and Liverpool, UK since 2006 the business has gone from strength to strength. We pride ourselves on being innovators, leading the market by bringing new features and ways of comparing to our customers.
    In addition to supporting the ‘in house’ brands of vast:visibility’s sister company (ICE); The Bike Insurer and The Van Insurer, the company also provides platforms for major third party brands such as Confused.com, Asda, Autotrader, Admiral, MCN, Mustard.co.uk and more.
    In November 2016 the Group secured a strategic investment from fintech investor HgCapital. This investment will further enhance the business’ capability to deliver not only it’s core aggregation services but will also unlock an exciting suite of innovative digital solutions including data enrichment, analytics, fraud detection and advertising platforms to the wider market.
    The business is currently 65 people strong (with c35 in Iasi, Romania) and is looking to extend its world class, commercially orientated team to fully unlock and extend both the capabilities of it’s market leading technology solutions and also the full potential of it’s ‘white label’ capabilities.
    Find out more about us here:
    www.sdp.ro
    www.vastvisibility.co.uk
    http://www.facebook.com/BikeInsurer
    http://www.facebook.com/VanInsurer

    Requirements

    Required Skills
    - Good command of English both written and spoken
    - Solid understanding of OOP and MVC
    - Solid HTML, CSS, JS skills
    - Knowledge of JS frameworks/libraries
    - PHP programming experience/knowledge
    - Knowledge of Wordpress or other Content Management Frameworks
    - Ability to work in teams or alone
    - Good SQL skills
    - Work experience is a plus

    Desirable Skills
    - Knowledge of new HTML5, CSS3, JS features
    - Linux experience
    - Other programming languages such as Ruby and Python are a bonus
    - Experience with versioning systems (i.e. Git)
    - Knowledge of UI/UX
    Competencies required
    - Attention to details & meticulosity
    - Methodical approach
    - Functional & technical skills
    - Integrity & trust
    - Good interpersonal skills
    - Problem solving

    Responsibilities

    Key Responsibilities
    - Work as part of an organized development team
    - Assist in the planning and specification phases of projects
    - Create well structured and commented code
    - Use source control (git / subversion)
    - Deliver projects within agreed timescales that meet the specifications
    - Where required, document the development work
    - Work closely with other members of the team to ensure specifications and expectations are met
    - Maintain products in the light of client requests, support issues and changes in technology
    - Keep up to date with current web technologies
    - Adopting best practice with regard to web technologies (e.g. usability, security etc.)
    - Constantly strive to improve company performance and processes
    - Carry out other tasks requested by Management where these are agreed to be reasonable and achievable
    - Contribute to a positive view of SDPs technical competence

    Other info

    Benefits
    - Excellent salary benefits package
    - Career development opportunities
    - Stability on a continuously growing British-Romanian company
    - Working with some of the biggest brands in the UK
    - Training and Professional Certifications
    - Professional multi-cultural development environment
    - Health insurance / Sport package
    - Flexible working schedule in start / finish time
    - Excellent work environment
    - Meal tickets
    - Bi-annual reviews
    - Team buildings activities and social events
    - Other benefits to be discussed at final interview