PHP Developer

We have an experienced team of Developers we call this team our Skylab! They play a huge part in providing the Greatest Gaming Experience!  We have a Developers who are specialists in different areas from app's to front and back end development work across the 12 LeoVegas brands and internal applications. You will contribute to all aspects of our development strategy including design, requirements gathering, new features, testing and performance enhancements. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly expanding and creative team.

The Role

  • Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer

  • Working within a team of 10 + Developers

  • Working Monday to Friday 9 am to 5.30 pm, with an early finish at 4.30pm every Friday!

  • Salary will depend on your level of experience and skills

  • Maintaining and improving current PHP projects

  • Developing new web APIs and applications using PHP 7.2+

  • Building reusable components and libraries for future use

  • Optimising features for performance and SEO

  • Code reviews and Merge Requests

  • Further learning opportunities in technologies such as:

    • Go

    • React, React native

    • Docker

    • Kubernetes

The Person

  • Commercial experience in developing PHP web applications

  • Proven experience of building scalable and high performing applications

  • Self-driven with high initiative

  • Strong adherence to SOLID principles and Software Design Patterns

  • Experience with MVC frameworks

  • Version control systems such as git

  • The right candidate must be comfortable with completing individual tasks as well as collaborating with the team

  • Front end experience of ES6, LESS/SASS or React is desirable, although it is not essential

As a Rocket X employee you will enjoy full private health care, mobile phone for work and personal use and a competitive company pension scheme. We encourage a relaxed and fun office atmosphere with the beer fridge opening at 4 pm on a Friday and a 4.30pm early finish. We provide snacks and treats as well as access to development opportunities that will help you achieve your true potential.

If you would like to work for a unique North East company then please apply now……….