[thelist] [job] PHP/Drupal developer up to £40k - Central London

William Anderson neuro at well.com
Mon Apr 2 09:25:46 CDT 2012


This has come from another mailing list, PHP/Drupal developer in
Central London.  If interested, please reply directly to Joe at
joe at encoretickets.co.uk  I've embedded the original attachment with
the full job description at the end of the mail.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Joe Warren-Meeks <joe at encoretickets.co.uk>
Date: Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 1:58 PM
Subject: [uknot-jobs] PHP/Drupal developer up to £40k - Central London

Hi there,

Encore Tickets is a rapidly growing business (we’ve doubled in size in
2 years) and we are looking to bolster our development teams for our
various delivery platforms. We are in the process of redeveloping our
whitelabel services, our REST-based APIs and our back end reservation
systems, so there is plenty to do!

Experience in developing API services is a great plus.

Please read the attached description for the full details.

Kind regards

-- joe.

Joe Warren-Meeks

Director Of Systems Development


Encore House, 50-51 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4LR

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Email:                    joe at encoretickets.co.uk

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------------- JOB DESCRIPTION

Title: Software Developer
Salary: £40,000
Location: Chancery Lane
Hours: 9.00 - 5.30pm
Reporting to: Programme Manager

About Encore:
Encore Tickets is a multi-million pound ticketing agency, specialising
in theatre ticketing sales via a network of affiliates. Encore
specialise in providing white label and XML integrated services to many
clients as well as having several direct brands.

About the Role:
To work as a software developer in a small team which provides
development services to the business

To develop the vision and direction of the software working with the
business team.
To develop Solutions Designs to meet the Business Design Requirements.
To be responsible for the delivery of an excellent and robust software
system to the business and to the customers
To build an excellent working relationship with all members of the team.

Technical Ability:
Needs to be proficient in PHP (Object Orientated and procedural),
MYSQL, HTML, JavaScript and CSS
Needs to be proficient in Drupal 6+
Should know how to use Linux, Photoshop, SubVersion, Eclipse or other
development environments and know how to setup hosting environments
Should be experienced in some networking principles and understanding
server balancing and load principles
Should have experience in using frameworks both for the Front End and
Back End (eg jQuery or Zend)
Should have experience in testing systems (eg PHPunit) and code
deployment systems (eg Ant)

Skills & know how:
Must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills, as well as
be organised and have project planning experience
Should be good with planning, and both the reading and writing of
technical and functional specifications
Good to have an understanding the software life cycle and development processes
Should understand Agile Development processes and Continuous Integration
Must be an excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing
(documentation experience would be handy)

Nice to haves:
Should keep up to date with the latest web technologies
Must shown an ability to pick up and understand existing systems quickly
Worked with issue/bug tracking systems Service Quality and Process Improvement
Establishing the IT objectives and targets for the software, ensuring
the appropriate procedures are in place to achieve them, monitoring
performance measures, quality and service levels and customer
Developing and implementing changes to the appropriate strategy and
plan with the senior management to overcome any shortfalls in
Developing efficiency and improvements to advance the performance of
the software.
Developing and maintaining key relationships with the team, clients
and the market.
Maintaining an up to date knowledge of market and changes within it.

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