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Mercian Labels are hiring a Software Developer

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Employment Status: Salaried permanent employee based in Burntwood (occasional travel to Derby site)

Salary: negotiable dependent on experience (up to £25k) plus Profit Share

Supervised and supported by: IT Manager

Summary:

Mercian Labels wishes to hire a full time Software Developer to develop an in house MIS system, and provide a limited amount of IT helpdesk support.

Our fast-paced, high intensity and exciting company has an opening for a Software Developer to develop our in-house web based MIS/CRM applications predominantly in PHP, with smaller amounts of HTML / CSS / SQL code. Occasional resolution of software and hardware problems, PC support, and other IT support tasks will also be required.

A successful applicant will likely spend 90% of their time developing PHP based web components, utilising PHP, SQL, HTML, JavaScript, CSS to extend our internal Intranet/MIS system. We are looking for someone who wishes to further their professional development and can demonstrate strong problem solving skills.

You will have at least 1 year’s experience of coding in PHP and keen to develop your understanding working under an experienced IT professional on a well established system.

Key Accountabilities and Tasks:

• Writing PHP software patches based on reported problems and requested features (90% of time)
• Writing SQL reports for management
• Ad hoc helpdesk support, monitoring backups and servers, provisioning, repairing and updating VOIP phones, emails, computers and printers

Essential Skills & Experience
• 1 years + experience of PHP programming / software development programming in PHP on a daily basis
• 1 years + experience of HTML/JS/CSS/SQL
• Full UK Driving Licence and own car for travel between sites (Burntwood and Derby)
• Ability to diagnose and suggest fixes for software issues

Desirable Skills & Experience
• 1 years + experience of Linux (90% desktops and 100% servers run Ubuntu Linux).
• Graduate or graduate level ability qualified by experience
• Ability to diagnose hardware issues
• Experience working with Open Source Software applications
• Experience with a CMS, such as WordPress
• Experience with PHP frameworks, such as CakePHP or CodeIgniter
• Experience in database design

Person Specification / Key Behaviours:
• Excellent verbal communication skills.
• Ability to relay verbal instructions to end users who have varying levels of computer experience
• Punctuality and meeting deadlines
• Good organisation
• Able to prioritise tasks based on business objectives

Applications:
If you feel you have what it takes to fulfil this role please send covering letter and CV stating your current salary and / or salary expectations as well as a short paragraph explaining how you feel you could work within, and demonstrate, our company values.

Please send applications to Tara Warner at [email protected]

For further information please visit our careers page.

Deadline for applications: Sunday 3rd January 2016 with single stage interview to take place w/c 11th January 2016.

Please note, if shortlisted for interview, you will be expected to carry out a short PHP Programming Task onsite.

Appointment shortly thereafter.

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

 



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