Junior Back End Developer

Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908852
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Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a local company based on the outskirts of Colchester to recruit a Junior Back End Developer. 

This role will involve you working alongside other developers both junior and senior, in both solo and paired arrangements. You will be responsible for developing new features that power the customer-visible website, as well as the back-end systems in use by the in-house sales team. You will be passionate about solving business problems and working with others to develop powerful and maintainable solutions. 

You will also be well versed in back-end web development fundamentals and familiar in developing bespoke software applications in PHP. This position is not suitable for those with only WordPress development experience. 

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

A company MacBook Pro and many opportunities for advancement and personal development will be offered. 

Essential for this role: 

  • Strong experience with PHP 
  • 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, Laravel, or CodeIgniter
  • 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

An excellent package is available for the right candidate!

Contact Bridie James to talk about this role on 01787 881962