Graduate Developer

  • Burnden, Bolton (BL3), BL3 2RR
  • Salary based on Experience

Due to continued growth and development, Barry Bennett Ltd are now looking to recruit a Web Developer to join our expanding IT department. We are an Assistive Technology Service Provider. Looking for a role where you can hit the ground running and be part of a collaborative team then I have the role for you! The ideal candidate will have a fair amount of industry knowledge and display a wide cross-section of skill sets including but not limited to the below:

Excellent experience of PHP development, version 5+, focus on OOP (Object Oriented Programming)

MVC (Model View Controller) frameworks, CodeIgniter, Laravel

JavaScript, multi-browser, with focus on Firefox/Chrome, compatibility

XML, creating, extracting data and manipulation, XSLT

jQuery + JQueryUI, Angular JS a plus

CSS, similar to JS requirement


Good understanding of Software design and architecture

Demonstrable experience in using Responsive HTML/CSS and JavaScript

Tools: SVN / GIT, JIRA

Solid experience with MySQL queries

Good knowledge of design patterns and SOA

Exploring new ideas, technology and solutions and how they can be implemented in our existing services.

Contributing to the planning and management of development projects

Good communication skills, transparent working practices and can explain design/concepts when asked

Confident and capable of accepting responsibility for their design and work

To excel in this role, you will:

Have good problem-solving skills and the ability to see problems from a user perspective

Be passionate about development with a drive to further your skills and learn new technologies

Innovative creative and well-defined solutions to complex problems

Role Responsibilities:

Review current code, write new code

Develop new product features, fix bugs, and optimize code performance and quality

Communication with IT Manager, Project team members to understand and further develop requirements

The candidate should be eager to learn, intelligent and technically astute PHP Developer with a minimum of 2 years' OOP experience. You must be a team player and possess good communication and interpersonal skills. You'll have the chance to showcase your abilities get involved with all aspects of the development process.

Working within this fast-paced and pressurised team, the ideal candidate will be goal orientated and will understand the importance of meeting deadlines and have the ability to work alone whilst complimenting a highly skilled distributed / team.

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