Skills: Backend Developer – Drupal & PHP. Based in London (nearest tube – Tottenham Court Road) my client has a new requirement for an Backend Developer for an 3 months contract. You must have technical skills in Drupal, PHP, Git or Mercurial, management tools such as Jenkins, Capistrano, Vagrant and Puppet.  You will be responsible for:

 

  • To develop robust functionality for websites and digital services using Drupal and PHP.

 

  • To integrate with third party services and platforms as required.

 

  • To deploy working and tested code into staging and production environments, writing tests, deployment scripts and manifests as needed.

 

  • To participate in project scoping work and decision-making relating to overall technical architecture and approach.

 

  • To play a full part in work planning sessions, discussing technical details and estimating work involved, proactively building understanding of requirements.

 

  • To provide maintenance support for existing applications as required, improving and refactoring code and applying updates as well as fixing bugs as they arise.

 

  • To ensure all code is properly commented and documented, and complies with relevant coding standards. Ensure that all UI development conforms to appropriate accessibility standards.

 

Must have:

 

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject.

 

  • Extensive demonstrable experience in development and delivery of web applications.

 

  • In depth knowledge of PHP and Drupal with a demonstrable ability to learn new technologies. Symfony knowledge would be an advantage.

 

  • Experience of developing against third party APIs in a robust and maintainable fashion.

 

  • Experience of using modern source control systems such as Git or Mercurial.

 

  • Knowledge of and experience with deployment and environment management tools such as Jenkins, Capistrano, Vagrant and Puppet. Experience of managing code configuration and deployment with a cloud computing environment.

 

  • Experience of working as part of an agile project team and an interest and engagement with user centred design processes.

 

 

Keywords: Drupal, PHP, Git or Mercurial, management tools such as Jenkins, Capistrano, Vagrant and Puppet.

Location: London

Start: ASAP

Duration: 3 Months

Salary: £350-£400pd

Agency:LATCOM

Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800

Email: Steve.Spevack@latcom.co.uk

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