Back End Systems Developer

Job Details

Westerham, Kent Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus benefits
Sector: Tech, Accounting & Finance Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP Contact: Kirsten Jefferson

BACK END SYSTEMS DEVELOPER | Salary £35,000 - £45,000 + benefits package including pension, parking, private medical insurance, life insurance | Financial Services | Westerham, Kent

SRGEurope is looking for a highly motivated and talented Back-end Systems Developer to join a company based in Kent. You will be responsible for the production, modification and maintenance of back end applications. This will involve working closely with Front End and Lead developers to ensure the website and applications are built as specified. You will also work closely with the UAT team to test your server side code.

Back End Systems Developer duties include but are not limited to:

  • Help build functional requirements, technical design and implement application features
  • Field questions and solve problems for user support and client services
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Integrate user-facing elements developed by the Website Developers, with server side logic
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimisation of the application / database for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of efficient, secure and scalable software
  • Build & maintain functional apps for the business
  • Build & modify API's to enable system integration
  • Reporting on server load and other valuable statistics
  • Solve complex scalability, platform and integration problems
  • Actively involved in company projects, to ensure the Development function is actively promoted
  • Regularly update the website with new requirements

Back End Systems Developer required skills:

  • 3+ years' full time experience in PHP development
  • Conversant with both object orient and procedural coding
  • 3+ years' full time experience MySQL database design, optimisation and development (not necessarily a full DBA skillset)
  • Excellent knowledge of Integration and exchange protocols (ex. XML, Soap, Json etc.) essential
  • Strong knowledge of application security is essential (preferred experience with PCI DSS compliant systems)
  • Basic Unix command line knowledge essential
  • Excellent knowledge of html5, CSS and JavaScript (jQuery) essential
  • Experience working with GIT

Company Description:

Our client is a household name in the UK within the financial services industry and offers you the chance to further your career and work with talented colleagues.

To Apply

Please click on the 'apply' button and upload your CV and a Cover Letter or alternatively contact Kirsten Jefferson, Recruitment Consultant on +44 207 183 6462


SKILLS: Back End , Back-end, PHP, Systems Developer, Systems Engineer, Developer, Coding, MySQL, DBA, XML, SOAP, JSON, Unix, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Git