Job Overview

  • Job Title: Full Stack Developer (PHP) Full Time
  • Date Posted:
  • Expiration date: 15th February 2019
  • Closes:31st January 2019
  • Location: Brighton
  • 31st January 2019
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Working with the rest of our scrum team you will be responsible for:

  • Helping to scope, technically design, develop and deliver on new development projects
  • Providing the optimisations and fine-tuning required to enable 7 million unique visitors make half a million posts each month
  • Maintaining & improving the existing codebase and providing great technical insight and documentation
  • Mentoring or sharing your knowledge with members of the development team and you will be a champion for quality assurance. This will be done both one-to-one, on projects or through regular team knowledge share sessions.
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest technologies and suggesting how different technology might be used to improve our offering


  • Comprehensive commercial programming experience in PHP on a Linux environment
  • Knowledge of object-oriented design patterns and methods
  • Experience of MySQL and/or Maria DB database design, complex query generation, and optimisation
  • Knowledge of Docker, Ansible and/or AWS
  • Self-motivated to learn and improve
  • Good communication skills and is a team player

Other desirable skill sets include:

  • Working in an Agile development environment
  • Experience using GIT version control and Jira for task management
  • Multiple years of experience with frontend development, with strong CSS, JavaScript, HTML 5 and responsive implementation
  • Experience managing and maintaining a production Linux environment, with knowledge or the technologies such as Varnish, Pound, Memcached, Redis, Solr, Apache
  • A Computer Science degree or equivalent qualification

We really care about employee development, happiness, wellness and work life balance. We offer a welcoming, friendly and supportive working environment in the heart of Brighton, plus we enjoy lots of great benefits including:

A competitive salary
Generous commission scheme based on team targets
25 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays
Your birthday day off
Opportunities for ongoing learning and development
Flexible working hours and arrangements
Group Life insurance
Generous pension scheme
Private healthcare
Healthcare Cash Plan
Childcare vouchers
Cycle to work Scheme
Pet friendly workplace
Fresh fruit
Friday afternoon drinks
Regular social, team and charity fundraising events


We encourage you to apply by sending us your current CV and a cover letter. We would love to know more about you, your career aspirations and salary expectation. Send these documents to [email protected] and we will be sure to include you in our shortlisting processes.

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The Student Room is dedicated to providing an inclusive working environment that encourages diversity and equal opportunities for all. We are committed to supporting a team that is representative of a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.

Tagged as: ansible, AWS, docker, lamp, laravel, maria db database design, mysql, PHP

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