Senior Developer

Full time

The role

Are you an experienced Senior Developer looking for a new challenge?

We are looking for somebody to join our development team to produce best in class work whilst evolving our approach to DevOps and overall development processes and frameworks.

This role will require hands-on development work day to day but with potential to review our team structure alongside our production lead and grow our capabilities.

Our Perspective

What we need from you:

  • The ability to articulate complex technical challenges across all roles.
  • Ability to effectively brief and lead the team to deliver amazing work.
  • Comfortable to talk through work with clients.
  • Understanding of the commercial objectives of all projects.
  • Live by the Workhouse foundations of taking responsibility, challenging yourself & others and adding value wherever you can.

The Detail

  • Develop and maintain strong, strategic relationships with our internal teams and partners by delivering innovative and pioneering solutions.
  • Work closely with our Solutions Lead to Inspire, lead and guide our clients to make the best decisions on the correct technical solution for their business needs.
  • Inspire a team of technologists, providing them with the vision and strategy to skill up on the latest tools, techniques, platforms and languages that are relevant for our clients and agency objectives.
  • Collaborate with producers to create and maintain project scope documentation.
  • Inspire the team to look beyond their current skill-set and investigate and learn new relevant skills.
  • Collaborate with the agency leadership team, articulating clearly technical requirements to a non-technical audience.
  • Deliver great work under commercial and time constraints with an agile mindset.
  • Drive technology thought leadership with our clients and team.

Your Perspective

Essential skills & experience:

  • Extensive PHP, JavaScript experience.
  • Experience using object-oriented PHP and the Laravel Framework.
  • Knowledge and experience with branching strategy.
  • SQL and REST API Design.
  • Unit testing performance abilities.
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks preferred.
  • Knowledge of dedicated and cloud-based hosting solutions.
  • Experience developing both websites and software platforms.
  • Have a strong understanding of web development best practices along with an appreciation for compelling user experience and visual design.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills with an ability to translate complex technical concepts to client partners and internal teams.
  • Leading a team that is motivated and engaged.
  • Gravitas, energy and a positive attitude.

What you can expect of us

An environment to flourish. With over 30 team members, a modern flexible workspace, set in the Ribble Valley countryside. We place a high value on wellness in the workplace.

  • Competitive salary.
  • A company pension scheme.
  • A healthcare plan.
  • A childcare voucher scheme.
  • Employee discount platform.

Our hybrid set up is a minimum of 3 days a week to be spent at our office (one of those days must be a Wednesday).

We are proud to employ people of all backgrounds who possess the talent, energy and focus to accelerate our vision forward. Each employee is encouraged to bring their whole self to work, knowing that Workhouse values individuality as much as we value collaboration.

Sound like the right thing for you?