We have offices in both the Lake District and in Manchester City Centre.
Experienced / Senior PHP developer job in Manchester
This position will suit applicants with 3+ years’ commercial experience. It is based at our office in Manchester.
Big Fish Internet is an established digital agency that specialises in high-end website design, innovative bespoke development, hosting and digital marketing. Due to continued growth, we are on the lookout for a fantastic Senior PHP developer to join our cutting-edge development team.
This role will be based out of our office in Manchester’s vibrant and up and coming Northern Quarter, close to local transport links.
You will be working with some well-known brands and blue chip customers and will need to enjoy learning new skills and keeping up with the latest web technologies.
The Successful Candidate
You will be creative, pro-active with an ability to problem solve. You’ll be interested in taking up challenging & varied projects with an ambition to exceed our customer’s expectations. Working with some well-known brands and blue chip customers you’ll also need to enjoy learning new skills and keeping up with the latest web technologies.
In short, you should be able to demonstrate:
- An excellent commercial experience of PHP5, MySQL5 & PHP frameworks (confidence with Zend & CodeIgniter is useful)
- An understanding of MVC and OOP methodology
- The ability to efficiently plan projects and effectively communicate those plans
- Being a self-motivated, team player, thorough and committed to our customers and the business
Any experience with Perl or Linux system administration is advantageous.
The right candidate will be rewarded with an attractive salary, which is negotiable depending on skills and experience. We offer an attractive including 28 days paid holiday (inc. Bank Holidays & Christmas/New Year closure period), sick pay, baby bonus, free financial advice, charitable donations, company pension scheme, cycle scheme, social events and childcare vouchers.
We offer a fantastic working environment, with stability and forecasted growth. We place great importance on personal & professional development, you will be able to cross-train in other disciplines & languages, you will work on stimulating & challenging projects, you will be encouraged to develop your initiative, forethought & adaptability – all within a friendly, supportive and productive team environment. This position offers the opportunity to work with a diverse client base including industry leaders and high-street brands.
The Next Step
Please email Rob Holden () with your current C.V. and example URL’s of recent projects. Alternatively if you fancy a quick chat about the vacancy before applying please call him on 0845 519 4727.
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