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Skylab Is Growing We're Looking For Senior Developers and Developers In Manchester

Lisa C.
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Manchester, GB
Post #: 21
Skylab has an awesomely talented team, a great culture and has digital innovation at its core.

We are looking for an experienced senior developer with sys admin experience to join the team and play a leading role in developing both the coding team and our websites, apps and cloud based infrastructure projects for clients. This role will be a mix of:

Architecting solutions
Hands-on development
Mentoring the team and setting standards and processes
The senior developer will understand the concepts of service-oriented architecture, dependency injection and will have ideally used this in a commercial application. Additionally, practical experience of test driven development will be beneficial.

Experience of using an MVC framework is critical, as we use the Symfony PHP framework, both 1.x and 2.x.

Experience of Wordpress and ExpressionEngine will also be useful (but not critical), as we use these CMSs to drive some of our clients websites.

The developer will be expected to show experience in and around the following topics:

Development cycle, processes and tools
Quality assurance
Security
Performance
Standardisation
Software architecture
Core skills will include:
PHP 5
OOP
MySQL
Javascript – particularly jQuery and Backbone.js
HTML 5
CSS 3
Git
Highly desirable skills include:

Symfony 1.x and 2.x
Doctrine 2
Propel
Wordpress
ExpresionEngine
System administration, particularly of cloud infrastructure is highly advantageous:

Experience configuring and maintaining LAMP servers (particularly Ubuntu)
The ability to design infrastructure solutions on AWS:
EC2
RDS
ELB
S3
Cloud Front
SES
Route 53
The ability to maintain infrastructure
An understanding of Continuous Integration
Puppet
Phing
Jenkins
Competitive salary, depending on experience.

Please tell us why you want to work at Skylab and what you can add to our offering of strategy, innovation and digital solutions.

Please send your application and CV to careers@studioskylab.com and get in touch on Twitter @studioskylab.

Good luck….. and no agencies please.
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