Careers

We're currently looking for a PHP Developer!


PJ Web Solutions are looking for a talented and enthusiastic PHP developer to join their team of 7 developers. The role is varied and you will work on projects as diverse as creating new Claims Management Systems, continuous improvement of our existing Metrix systems and bespoke back-office systems. You will be developing in PHP on a LAMP/WAMP stack but will be utilising JavaScript and CSS skills to produce modern, professional and responsive systems. The work is performed in a relaxed environment under an “Agile” working methodology using a variety of in-house frameworks and public PHP libraries.

 

Flexible Working

Working from home 2 days per week gives a fantastic mix of social interaction and teamwork in the office combined with a quiet space at home to concentrate when you really need to

Bonus Scheme

Bonus scheme paid every 6 months on successful completion of goals and targets specifically tailored to you and your training needs

Market Leader

Be part of the friendly team that creates market leading Claims Management Systems used by over 450,000 users worldwide


To assist the software development team with the development of bespoke web-based systems and SASS Metrix systems so that delivery times and deadlines can be met. To take the responsibility for client back-office systems, undertake maintenance and meet with customers with a view to producing quotes and specifications. To contribute to the continuous improvement of all our systems by proposing and developing new and exciting features.
  • Utilising an extensive knowledge of object-oriented PHP from versions 5.6 to 8.0 to develop systems using both a LAMP/WAMP stack and Docker containers
  • Writing and maintaining automated tests for all systems and shared code libraries
  • Monitoring and developing CI/CD pipelines on AWS to maintain system availability and reliability
  • Working to an Agile methodology
  • Create modern looking user interfaces using CSS pre-processing and asset building
  • Creating and optimising databases and database tables using normalisation principles
  • Developing front end interactive features using JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks
  • Continually developing and improving in-house codebase with an eye for scalability
  • Using Git source control to keep track of code changes
  • Maintaining REST APIs
  • Peer testing other developer’s work
  • Keeping OWASP security practices in mind to mitigate against developing vulnerabilities within systems
  • Managing projects from conception to delivery and beyond
  • Working collaboratively with product owners, scrum master and management to ensure deliveries are met on time and as per specification
  • Assisting colleagues on client visits
  • Taking personal responsibility for productivity
  • Keeping up with latest programming trends and security advice
  • Knowledge of DNS and configuring domain names
  • Linux server maintenance and management
  • Participate in daily morning stand-ups and monthly retrospectives in order to assess personal and team performance and help towards continuous improvement of working practices within the team
  • Act at all times as an ambassador for the organisation and maintain positive and effective communication both internally and externally in representing the service offered by the company
  • Produce clear, legible and consistent written documentation
  • Identify ways of continuous improvement and communicate with the team
  • Frequent comments in clear, concise code
  • Ensure that personal actions and conduct comply with the organisation’s policies and procedures
  • Adopt proactivity when it comes to professional development, participating in appraisals and learning opportunities
  • Take responsibility for keeping up to date with latest trends and identifying own personal development and education needs
  • Ensure that any action points arising from audits and reviews are completed promptly
  • Demonstrate information security positive behaviour
What do we offer you?
 
  • Work from home 2 days per week
  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme paid out every 6 months
  • Sovereign health cash plan (following 12 months of service)
  • Company laptop and equipment provided
  • Paid for company events
  • Pension scheme
  • Charity events
  • Perkbox discounts
  • Cycle scheme
  • Free parking
  • Free tea & coffee


If you feel you have what it takes, call us on 01204 328 580 or get in touch using the form below.

 

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