POSTED 27 Mar
BACKEND Developer
at Firecask
Software DeveloperFull TimeAnywhere
FireCask is looking for an experienced and passionate back end developer to join our team! You will be working on a wide range of projects and your tasks will vary for all clients based both within the UK and overseas.You must have a proven background in back end web development, and be committed to keeping up to date with industry news and best practices.
Essential
  • In-Depth Knowledge of WordPress and its API.
  • 2+ years practical knowledge of PHP7, MySQL, and LAMP Stack.
  • 1+ years practical knowledge of API development.
  • Ability to use version control (Git).
  • A basic knowledge of Gulp & NPM. (How to install packages via NPM and run a Gulp script, or can learn quickly).
  • Knowledge of local development environments (such as MAMP and Vagrant/VVV).
  • Knowledge of Testing frameworks (like Unit Testing).
  • Coding with SEO and performance best practices in mind.
  • Client relationship skills with the ability to document and train technical novices.
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of server environments, maintenance and security.
Desirable
  • A basic understanding of CSS and Sass.
  • Knowledge of PWA implementation.
  • Knowledge of Angular, VUE and/or React JS.
  • Knowledge of Laravel.
  • A knowledge of the command line & configuring servers.
  • Magento 2 skills.
  • A passion for the industry, it’d be great if you attend local meetups and conferences.
  • Moonlighting projects (include them in your application!)
  • Experience with public speaking
Why Work at FireCask?
FireCask is a small but powerful agency that helps businesses evolve online. When you work here you’ll be joining a laid-back but professional team.
  • A company Macbook Pro with secondary monitor
  • Having your birthday off
  • Flexible remote working
  • Free [good] coffee and breakfast/fruit
  • Free parking
  • Ability to grow and develop within the agency
  • A relaxed and fun working environment
  • Being fed at regular company lunches
  • Joining us at the pub (once we’re allowed back)
We are based in Prestwich Village - only 3 minutes walk from Prestwich Metrolink, right next to Junction 17 of the M60 with easy access to free parking.Benefits
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Free parking
  • Discounted/free food
  • Company events & social hours
  • Company pension
  • Employee discounts
  • Casual dress
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