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Kris Connabeer

Retail- IT

Full-Stack PHP Developer

  • £275 - £375
  • Gloucester, Contract
  • Date posted: 5th October 2018

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PHP Web Developers – Digital Technology – Cheltenham

Senior, Mid-Range & Junior Developer opportunities available

The Role

As well as being a very successful high street retail business and wholesaler, Superdry is also an extremely strong online retailer. Our ecommerce business has experienced incredible growth in recent years and is now one of our most profitable and successful sales channels. We operate 20 consumer websites on desktop, tablet and mobile and in a multitude of different languages. We sell through these sites on a truly global basis, shipping product to every corner of the globe. We also operate 4 business-to-business websites, allowing our global wholesale customers to place orders online.

Our in-house ecommerce team design, develop, test, support and maintain all of our websites, and are responsible for keeping them fresh and updated with the most cutting-edge functionality, to give the very best user experience. These roles, sitting within our web development team, will play a key role in the delivery of new websites, improvements to usability, and crucial back end systems.

The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the existing and future development of our ecommerce platforms by providing high quality development and recommendations for improvements, working collaboratively with colleagues across the Digital function. The roles will suit candidates with solid experience in PHP development, from junior up to senior levels, who are passionate to make a difference and become a part of a team supporting a truly global business.

You will:

  • Work as a hands-on developer to develop new features and functionality for both the front end and back end of our ecommerce websites, programming in PHP.
  • Assist in leading the development team to ensure project deadlines are met and resourced appropriately.
  • Escalate issues alongside solutions with timeframes, risks and efforts calculated.
  • Take business requirements and create a full technical solution for delivery.
  • Set and maintain coding standards for the rest of the team to follow and walking through others work to ensure the standards are being met.
  • Feedback to other members of the team to provide suggestions on code quality.
  • Articulate proposed solutions and changes to other members of the development team, project managers and business stakeholders across a range of technical competencies.
  • Work with architects to ensure the solution is sitting in line with their recommendations and the technical strategy.
  • Set timelines and deliver against them within a project lifecycle.
  • Plan work for other developers based on competencies, workload and other priorities.

You are:

  • Someone with experience working as a PHP developer within a fast-paced, dynamic environment. As we have vacancies at different levels, we will consider good Java developers regardless of depth of experience.
  • Ideally experienced and knowledgeable of other technologies such as CSS, JavaScript, MySQL, API (Building & Consuming) and Linux.
  • Able to work under pressure and change direction with very little notice.
  • Interested in working on new and exciting features.
  • Willing to try new things and not being afraid to step outside of your comfort zone.
  • Knowledgeable of the development life cycle and able to work collaboratively with other teams across the lifecycle.
  • Quick to pick up and work with new technologies, learn from more senior members of the team.
  • Based within easy commuting distance of Cheltenham or willing to relocate for the role

To find out more please contact Kris Connabeer

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