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PHP Developer - Scotland


Date Posted: Monday 03 October 2022

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This is a software development role with the responsibility to develop software to meet business objectives and corporate goals. Our IT systems are and will continue to be a pivotal part of the success and the growth of our organisation, therefore this role will continue to evolve and grow in line with company aspirations.

Overview of tasks:

  • Developing complex and advanced software development solutions to meet project and business outcomes.
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team focusing on solutions, communicating risks and impact with a motivation to achieve the best possible business outcomes.
  • Supporting and maintaining the existing system coding including recommending improvements to technology and optimising processes.
  • Code review other developer’s work to maintain quality of code and best practices.
  • Troubleshooting and debugging skills to enhance the efficiency of the code.
  • Developing software to enhance user and customer experience.
  • Contribute to and participate in regular developer meetings.

Qualification and skills requirements


  • A BSc degree in Computer Science or an equivalent software engineering discipline.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years professional software development experience.
  • Expert knowledge in PHP web development with a solid understanding of the following technologies JavaScript, jQuery, jQuery UI and AJAX.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present/explain your developments to a range of internal stakeholders, as well as the wider Software Development team.
  • Must be able to follow a project specification.
  • The ability to develop code to agreed standards e.g. PSR-12.
  • Familiar with the SVN version control system or Git.
  • Experience of working with web application frameworks.
  • Strong knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • Solid experience of SQL and Oracle or other leading RDBMS.
  • A good understanding of responsive frameworks such as Bootstrap and JavaScript libraries.
  • Comfortable on a Linux command line


  • Experience of PL/SQL and stored procedures.
  • Solid experience as an object-oriented developer, with strong understanding of MVC patterns