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Software Development Support Specialist

£27000.0 - £32000.0 per annum + £27,000 - £32,000 per annum
Closing date
15 Jun 2024

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Your new role

Due to company growth, our client is searching for experienced candidates to grow their systems solutions team.

You will be responsible for supporting the Systems Solutions Manager and the team in delivering agile project work based around their in-house bespoke enterprise system, along with their web UI and client web portals.

You will be part of a mid-sized project with around 300,000 lines of PHP code to manage. The client implements a service-oriented approach to applications development and primarily uses PHP and JavaScript to support this. This role also requires a level of second line infrastructure support rotation.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Able to get up to speed with understanding of the systems infrastructure
  • Be able to pick up complicated briefs and work with the team to deliver development and support in delivering the projects to completion.
  • Interacting with key managers and internal users regarding timelines, technical issues, and infrastructure integration
  • Documenting code and system functionalities to aid in maintenance and code reuse.
  • As new product goals and technical challenges emerge, work with the team to adapt and extend the architectural plan to accommodate these challenges.
  • Communicate and work with a team that includes other internal and external programmers, systems solutions, and marketing.
  • Take a list of requirements from the solutions team and, on occasions, directly from customers or stakeholders to enable a brief to be created to allow effective planning, design, and implementation of code to meet those requirements.
  • Be able to implement PHP code as directed by the Systems Solutions Manager or Systems Solutions team.
  • Coding, testing, and debugging programs.
  • Design and development of new applications and services.
  • Support the content team in managing and delivering the Corporate web-sites and subdomains.

What you'll get in return

A chance to be part of an innovative organisation in an important role with strong career growth opportunities. This role is perfect for someone with a good level of software development experience who is keen to be part of an exciting period of enhancement within the company's IT team.

What you need to do now

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