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Senior PHP Software Engineer. Back End. be in at the start of a new London office but big company backing and presence in market UK Europe and beyond. Our client is a large retail organisation part of a FTSE100 group is expanding and excited to be able to establish a brand new Agile development team in Central London! They need a senior Dev that is interested in shaping and leading a new team. They are part of a rapidly growing group with offices around the UK, Europe and beyond. They are growing and need to build with a skilled and enthusiastic Senior Back End Software Engineer to join their existing Software Development Team and be a core part of the first London based extension to their rapidly growing tech team. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic and exciting department in an expanding award winning growth business. They have retail presence spanning the UK and Europe with lots more plans in action for future growth. Salary is to c£70,000 negotiable depending on your experience and seniority Key Responsibilities: Scope solutions for the business system in line with business requirements within the Scrum Team. Write, test and implement software solutions. Provide technical support and advice regarding software implementation to other developers. Assist with the management of software development workflows. Communicate effectively with the rest of the UK/European IT Team (located outside of London), particularly the Software Development Manager. Essential skills: PHP PHPUnit MySQL Git Linux/UNIX experience 4+ years of experience building web applications Excellent communication skills Effective time management Able to work to tight deadlines Experience using Agile methodologies Desirable skills: Laravel Javascript frameworks eg React/Vue CSS/SASS REST Other developing Internet/web/Scripting languages (ie Ruby, Python) Continuous integration Experience in using Jira About the company: They have grown from a startup with a couple of people in 2003 to employing over 2500 in 2017. We have an established UK operation, and we are expanding in Europe with operations in the Netherlands, France and Germany. We are part of a FTSE100 Group. From an IT perspective they are unique; the majority of software that runs the company is developed and maintained in-house. Using open-source technologies, everything from our consumer website, our shop tills, to our warehouse stock control has been created from the ground up. The IT team currently totals 25 people spanning software development and technical support, split between their Bridgwater (UK) and (Netherlands) offices. They now have an exciting opportunity to establish a team in Central London. What we're looking for in our Senior Software Engineer: Enthusiasm for Internet technology. A real interest in keeping up to date with the latest in web development; languages, methodologies, standards and everything else. A desire for creating high quality, well designed, standards-compliant, modern and smart web-applications. Benefits: Colleague Discount, Private Health for you & family, Life Assurance, Company Pension, Share/Stock Options

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