Senior Developer

Up to £55,000 plus benefits

Hybrid IT Full Time

Purpose of the Role

A senior developer to help drive the technology development within UKcaravans4hire

Core Accountabilities

  • Create well crafted, scalable and resilient solutions used both by colleagues and the public
  • Own the delivery of software into the business
  • Participate in sprint planning to deliver regular iterations, and retrospectives to improve our processes
  • Promote software development best practices
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to clarify ambiguous requirements and taking corrective action for issues in production
  • Perform exploratory work to investigate new technologies that we can leverage to solve business problems, as well as sizing changes to our existing platform
  • Reviewing colleagues’ code submissions, coaching enhancements, encouraging standards and identifying bugs

Essential Experience

To shine in this role you will need evidence of the following:

  • At least two years’ experience of software engineering in a commercial setting
  • Experience of PHP MVC frameworks such as Laravel, Symfony or CodeIgniter
  • Experience of using Test Driven Development in commercial projects;
  • Demonstrable record of delivering high-quality object-oriented code and using SOLID principles;
  • A strong grasp of MySQL with the ability to identify problematic or costly queries;
  • Experience of React JS as well as other foundational front-end technologies e.g Vanilla Javascript/jQuery, HTML, CSS;
  • Experience of Agile development methodologies e.g. Scrum
  • Experience with REST APIs including less common HTTP Verbs

Desirable Experience

  • Experience with many aspects of Amazon Web Services, ideally ECS
  • Exposure to Continuous Delivery tools such as Bamboo or Jenkins
  • Front-end styling frameworks such as SASS & Bootstrap
  • UNIX command line
  • An understanding of microservice architectures
  • Docker containers


Hybrid - Minimum 1 day per week in our Huddersfield office