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PHP Developer - Remote

Location:
Remote
Department:
IT
Salary Details:
£30,000-£60,000
About The Company
Wren Kitchens are not only passionate about kitchens, we are passionate about our people! We have achieved incredible milestones over the years; opening over 100 showrooms, launching in the USA, and winning multiple awards including the UK’s Number 1 place to work!
 
This is thanks to our team, the Wren family, who have inspired us to push limits and make a difference. With our exponential growth, we are looking for incredible individuals to join us and continue our success story!
About The Role
We are recruiting for PHP Developers to join our expanding IT department- from entry level developers to those leading several teams. Our PHP developers contribute to improvements, new features and maintenance of our Symfony 4/5 based web applications.
 
Working as a member of our agile development team, new features are written using Object Oriented (OO) PHP, MySQL, HTML5 and JavaScript in an environment that encourages learning and the advancement of your technical skills as a developer.
 
There will be genuine opportunities to progress your career. We’re constantly investing in growing our business, including big plans to add more showrooms across the UK plus other global locations! The opportunities within our Technical Hub are huge. We have a clear progression path for you to strive towards increasing your salary accordingly.
 
As a PHP Developer you have the opportunity to be based remotely or work from our state-of-the-art Head Offices in Barton Upon Humber.
 
Main Responsibilities:
 
  • Build and maintain Wren’s custom built, cutting edge applications (Symfony 4/5 based)
  • Write clean code that is clear and understandable by others
  • Contribute to project estimations
  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Work with senior developers and business stakeholders to understand the initial scope for a new project
In addition to any other duties, as a responsible person you must ensure that you have read, understood and adhere to polices and procedure relating to Health and Safety, and your responsibilities located in the Integrated Management System (IMS) Responsibilities document.
 
 
What Wren Offer:

  • Flexible hybrid or remote working options, with the latest equipment provided
  • Personalised progression plan with clear career opportunities
  • Individual training budget for personal development
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Regular social events
  • Staff discount on purchasing a kitchen after 1 year of continuous employment!
  • Free annual eye tests as well as a contribution to new glasses
  • Refer a Friend Scheme with the chance to earn up to £1500 for each referral
  • Quarterly bonus scheme
  • Free access to our onsite gym
  • Subsidised meals in our two fantastic restaurants
  • Free onsite parking
About You
Essential Skills and Knowledge:
 
  • At least 2 years’ experience in creating and maintaining object oriented PHP7 based systems
  • An understanding of the MVC approach to development
  • Experience of working with MySQL (We use v8 currently)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Ajax
  • Experience of using version control systems (such as Git) as part of a team
Desired Skills and Knowledge:
 
  • A working knowledge of the Symfony (or equivalent) framework
  • A working knowledge of the Doctrine ORM
  • Experience in creating and maintaining RESTFul APIs
  • Experience of automated testing (e.g. PHPUnit, Selenium, Behat)
  • Knowledge of design patterns, with practical experience of implementing them
  • Experience of agile project methodologies (and its impact on iterative design)
  • Experience of working in a continuous integration environment
  • Familiar with Linux or Mac OS