Back End Software Engineer

Sector: Information Technology
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908851
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Just Recruitment is looking to recruit a Back End Software Engineer to join a company based in Colchester - they are at the forefront of their industry - does that sound like an opportunity for you? 

This role will involve you working alongside a team of strong senior and mid-level developers working on the leading edge of software innovation. You will be responsible for developing the core systems that are empowering the company to innovate and retain its position at the top of its industry. You will be passionate about solving business problems and working with others to develop industry-leading, powerful, and maintainable solutions. You will also be working closely with directors, marketing teams, and sales staff to improve the efficiency of day-to-day operations. 

In this role you will also have the ability to work in all areas of the software development cycle, this includes working with React apps, AWS infrastructure, networking, UX design, and taking leadership of internal projects. 

You will be well versed in back-end web development fundamentals and will be familiar in developing bespoke back-end software applications in PHP or Node.js. This position is not suitable for those that only have experience in developing brochure or themes/plugins for CMS powered sites. 

You will have experience with a major back-end web development framework such as Symfony, Laravel, CodeIgniter, NestJS, Meteor.js, or Express. In addition, you will always be looking for new ways to develop and refine your skills. 

A company MacBook and many opportunities for advancement and personal development will be offered as the business continues to grow year-on-year. 

Essential for this role: 

  • Strong experience with PHP or Node.js 
  • Experience with MySQL (or equivalent) 
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript 
  • Ability to learn quickly, possessing a strong enthusiasm for technology 

Desirable for this role: 

  • Experience with Symfony or Laravel 
  • Strong experience with front-end tooling (SASS, gulp.js, npm, Yarn) 
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering 
  • Experience with Docker, containerisation, or virtualisation 
  • A history of leadership 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-regarded organisation - offering a competitive salary plus excellent benefits! 

Contact Bridie James to talk about this role on 01787 881962