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Lead PHP Developer

About Rawnet

Rawnet is a multi-award winning full service agency developing incredible products and services that redevelop markets and redefine industries. Our purposeful disruption reshapes businesses, making them more commercially successful and future proofing them for years to come. Our tight knit team are some of the best developers in the industry, developing cutting edge, experimental technology solutions in our bright and spacious office in Ascot High Street.

The role

Working closely with expert UX, Creative and UI Development teams to develop well-structured, maintainable and scalable solutions. We work almost solely on the most complex, bespoke and arguably the coolest projects in the UK today, for some of the biggest names. The Rawnet approach is all about dedication to using the latest tools, techniques and best practices to produce appropriate custom solutions to solve the exciting problems our clients come to us with. The team participates in regular code reviews to ensure everything delivered by the studio is the best quality, and with vast experience on offer, skill progression is like lightning. If you’re looking to work in a buzzing, successful environment, amongst peers with huge experience and a real passion for digital, this could be the opportunity for you.

The ideal candidate

A self starter, problem solver and team player with the ability to adapt to and input into current workflows and best practices. Motivated by sharing experience and learning from others. Showing initiative to get things done as well as endeavouring to help others succeed. Eager to keep up to date with the latest developments in the ever changing discipline and the ability to research and recommend appropriate technical recommendations. Forward thinking, applying knowledge and insights to projects throughout their lifecycle. Commercially aware and able to offer solutions with budget and time restrictions in mind.

As a Lead PHP Developer you are required to use in-depth insight and an expert level of knowledge to develop and test well structured and maintainable code, on time and on budget to an agreed specification. You will push the boundaries of the current team workflow whilst suggesting and implementing best practices for the team to follow.

REQUIRED SKILLS: 7+ years Web Development experience. A lead developer with a passion for mentoring a team of individuals and nurturing individual talent. Strong knowledge of handwritten PHP, Javascript, HTML and CSS. Experience with Laravel, Symfony2, CodeIgniter or similar MVC frameworks. Experience developing RESTFul APIs. Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Design Patterns (PHP)

DESIRED EXPERIENCE: Experience working with a CMS like Concrete5, Drupal, DevOps, Systems Administration, Amazon Web Services.

BONUS EXPERIENCE: Server management, server provisioning automation. Continuous integration and deployment. DBA and query optimisations, NoSQL databases.

LIFE AT RAWNET

We strive to offer motivational, supportive and efficient environment with teams empowered to influence decisions. We promote collaboration across discipline and project teams with involvement in evaluation and prioritisation of work as well as encouraging knowledge share to improve our code quality. We hold weekly lightning talks enabling knowledge share on things we find useful or interesting and our Labs initiative gives the opportunity to break away from client work to explore new experimental technologies and opportunity to work on some truly difficult problems present in our industry.

We invest in training and development, with the team attending conferences around the country. We believe in a work life balance, offering flexible working with a friendly and sociable team. With a fully stocked kitchen, pool table, socials and summer parties, award shows and training budgets for every individual team.

To apply for this role, or to discuss it further, please contact Rebecca (rdriscoll@rawnet.com).