Backend
Web Developer

The Role

We are looking for a talented, passionate web developer with a backend focus to join our tight-knit development team. We are a group of friendly, passionate people who care about our clients, our work and each other.

This role will suit skilled backend and full-stack web development candidates looking for a real challenge. As part of your role, you will be responsible for turning client problems into elegant solutions. We are looking for problem solvers to push themselves, creating innovative, well-coded solutions which stand the test of time.

Whilst this is predominantly a backend focussed role, our agency is fast paced and varied, so having the flexibility to assign tasks working with HTML/CSS/JS would be a massive bonus to this role.


Desirable Skills

The successful candidate will have the following desirable skills:

  • Experience working with PHP (Object Oriented)
  • Experience working with vanilla JavaScript & jQuery
  • Experience working with MySQL databases
  • Experience working in various CMS systems (e.g WordPress)
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns
  • Familiarity with MVC Frameworks (e.g Laravel, Symfony)
  • Knowledge of source control (Git)
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Nice to have, but not required:

Our agency is fast-paced and varied, so if you have any of the following skills, they would be a bonus:

  • Experience working with Gulp / webpack
  • Experience using HTML, CSS3/SCSS (including Bootstrap)
  • Familiarity with LEMP or LAMP stack and Linux server administration
  • An eye for detail

Personal Development:
Our staff development is important for us to stay at the forefront of the web development industry, and we are committed to ensure that our staff members are trained in the latest technology. We have regular meetings to discuss our personal goals, and how we can align them to the professional goals of the agency.

Holiday:
20 days holiday per year plus bank holidays.

Location:
With our office situated in the beautiful village of Great Doddington with easy access to Northampton, Wellingborough, and Rushden via the A45. Travel times from Northampton are typically around 15 minutes at peak times.

We’re flexible workers, so you’re always welcome to work from our office, but we are open to remote workers too.

Progression:
We have a policy of rewarding our people with the opportunity to grow into more senior roles within the agency with increased benefits as you do so.

Hours:
Monday – Friday from 8am – 4.30pm with a 60 minute lunch break.

Experience:
2 years or more commercial development experience / agency experience delivering mid-large scale projects.

We are looking for all experience levels to apply from junior, to senior developers.

Salary:
Salary negotiable. We are committed to offering an attractive, above market rate salary based on your experience. Your salary will be reviewed annually.

Apply:
Submit your CV + Covering letter to us via email at [email protected]