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As a PHP Developer at Huler, you’ll be building bespoke solutions for our clients. You will work closely with our customer and project management teams to ensure client projects are delivered on budget and to schedule. You’ll predominantly work with one of our key clients and be accountable for larger, more complex tasks and projects within the development cycle, ensuring code is written with internal coding standards in mind. We’re passionate about developing and growing our teams so it matters to us that you share your knowledge and build other team members in the process.
At Huler, we support our teams to work how, when and where they’re most productive. We will never undervalue being together in person to aid communication and collaboration across all areas of the business. During your onboarding journey, there will be some travel to Stoke HQ (we cover travel expenses), this is to ensure you get the best possible onboarding experience. This role can be based remotely, with occasional travel to HQ including quarterly company get togethers – there is no invite needed to work from HQ at any other point.
Perks & Benefits...
• Share Options
• Healthcare Cash Plan for you and for your family
• Enhanced sick pay & compassionate leave
• Wellbeing & EAP service offering free F2F/telephone counselling
• Savings on gyms, digital fitness and multi activity memberships
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
• Dedicated L&D budget
• Team social budget
• 3% Company Pension Contribution
• Death in Service (3x salary)
• Free Will for our people & their partners
What to Expect
The Interview Process
First, you’ll meet Ella our People & HR coordinator and a member of our development teams. In this interview, you will have the opportunity to learn more about Huler and ask any questions you may have about the role, and we will also find out why Huler interests you and what you think you can bring to the team. The final stage of the interview process will be an interview with Chris, our Director of Engineering and Suzi our Staff Director, this is where we will discuss your experience and skills in more detail.
At Huler, we’re on a mission to build an inclusive, welcoming culture that encourages and actively supports diversity and 97% of our teams believe we’re headed in the right direction. Our race, gender, religion, background, sexuality and beliefs are what make us unique. Our people are expected to always treat each other with respect, care and compassion. This starts from the moment you apply for a role at Huler, so we want you know we’re an equal opportunity employer. We will always strive to be as inclusive as possible in all aspects of employment and have a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination of any kind.
Stoke HQ/ Remote
Read, understand and offer feedback or improvements user stories
Translate client requirements into solutions
Take ownership for assigned development tasks from build to delivery
Visualise and architect solutions and communicate this to the wider team
Update and maintain developer standards around internal coding standards and best practice
Share technical and system knowledge with other members of the team
Mentor and guide peers via code reviews, dev sessions and paired programming
Address high priority tickets in a timely manner and communicate resolutions with key stakeholders
Work with SRE team to ensure systems are built with security and scalability in mind
Staying up to date with industry trends and striving to innovate beyond these by engaging with the wider development community
At least 2 years’ experience developing scalable web applications
Be familiar with the core principles of software development, version control, CI/CD and TDD
Commercial Experience with MVC PHP frameworks (Laravel, CodeIgniter)
Good Server Knowledge (with AWS/Google cloud experience)
Database Systems and Design (MySQL)
Knowledge of recent technological trends and developments
Ability to diagnose and resolve issues in complex environments
Knowledge of Agile project management
Good UX/UI knowledge