Jobs at Lines - Aug 25th 2020

We're looking for a Full Stack Web Application Developer

The Lines Group is a design and digital agency with a 40-year track record of delivering outstanding work that helps underpin and build our clients’ businesses. The job description below highlights key aspects of the role, but as a small business we also need someone with a can-do attitude who is willing to work outside of their job description, understand the client’s needs and think beyond written specifications to “get the job done”.

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Full Stack Web Application Developer

Posted: August 25th 2020
Location: Gloucester
Salary: To be negotiated

We are looking for a talented Full Stack Web Application Developer to join our team at The Lines Group.
We need someone with a can-do attitude who is willing to work outside of their job description, understand the client’s needs and think beyond written specifications to “get the job done”.

  • Stable and profitable employer.
  • Competitive salary with scope for profit-related bonus.
  • Exciting projects for customers both in the UK and overseas.
  • Pension scheme.
  • 20 days of paid holiday plus public holidays.
  • Mac-based environment.
  • Gloucester based office meeting latest health and safety recommendations.

Key responsibilities

  • Work alongside the digital account manager to support daily requests from both clients and staff and develop our client web app(s).
  • Define project specification(s), estimate workloads and provide technical support.
  • Regular documentation of work.
  • Review off-the-shelf tools, give recommendations and design third-party integrations, assessing quality & risk for each.
  • Work closely with the web designer to ensure seamless integration and final products that are true to the creative vision.
  • Work both on legacy and green field code.
  • Work solo on some aspects, interrogating the brief through to delivery.
  • Deliver front and back-end coding ensuring it is robust, efficient, tested and fit for purpose.
  • Limited out of hours support

Skills and experience

Essential (min 3 years experience)

  • Commercial PHP at mid to senior level (inc. OOP, design patterns, code standards).
  • Laravel PHP framework.
  • Troubleshooting and debugging PHP applications.
  • Databases (MySQL, NoSQL).
  • JavaScript, VueJS, jQuery, latest ECMAscript standards.
  • Browser data storage: localStorage or IndexedDB (with Dexie.js).
  • Site building experience with HTML, CSS, SaSS and Webpack, Tailwind CSS.
  • WordPress.
  • Third party API integrations.
  • Version control systems and working in most common workflow / branching models.
  • Deployment experience with Plesk, Laravel Forge or Deployer PHP.
  • LAMP stack admin (e.g. command line, Plesk, Apache setup etc.)
  • Good understanding of the most common security flaws introduced by developers, and how to avoid them.
  • Good communication skills, must-have fluent and confident use of the English language.

Advantageous

  • Swift.
  • A portfolio including advanced integration and app projects.
  • Working knowledge of SEO / PPC / Social strategies and social channels.
  • Experience of Google Analytics, Webmaster tools and other applications for monitoring activity and gaining insights.

To apply, or for more information, please submit your C.V. in complete confidence to:
sam@linesgroup.co.uk
or call 01242 244 830

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