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Job title:- Mid/Senior Software Developer
About the employer
Our Client a luxury travel company, is looking for a talented Software Developer to work in its Birmingham office. Starting on capital of just £6,000, the company has now grown from 3 people to over 100 and has sold over £100m of holidays. Despite its size, the company still retains that fun, small company feel. As testament to its success the company has picked up numerous awards including “Online Travel Agency of the Year”. The Company is also ranked in the top 3 travel companies in the UK for customer service with an average rating of 9.9 out of 10 (source: trust pilot).
During covid it was one of very few travel companies not to make any redundancies and has already started to grow again to levels beyond 2019. Being an internet company, the company loves applying technology to the travel sector and using it to provide an experience to customers that is second to none. The company loves coming up with exciting new ideas and bringing them to life.
About the role
We are looking for a mid-level/senior programmer to join our team of developers. The role consists of:-
  • Front end web development (mainly PHP and Javascript work) – 25%
  • Back end development work within an in-house framework and Laravel – 30%
  • Database management/development – 20%
  • Supervision/training and code review of junior staff – 25%
It is essential that the candidate has strong programming experience and is able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for technology and programming since a young age. The successful candidate will work remotley, but from time to time be asked to visit the modern, high tech offices in central Birmingham (St Paul’s Square). Successful candidates need to have the following skills:-
Required Skills
  • Good PHP, Javascript, HTML, CSS skills
  • Good SQL skills (MySQL)
  • Laravel framework knowledge
  • Good understanding of network administration and IT hardware/software support issues
  • Good understanding of IT security
  • A passion for programming, a fast learner and a willingness to provide a high level of support.
  • Writing MVC applications
  • Linux server administration
  • Database administration
  • Technical / science degree
  • VueJS knowledge
  • js knowledge
Remuneration and working hours:-
  • Office hours are 9am - 5.30pm Monday – Friday
  • Salary is around £45,000 a year depending on experience
  • Other benefits include:-
    • Good pension scheme
    • Employee perk scheme
    • Use of the company’s luxury apartment in Spain (free of charge)
    • Interest free loan of £5,000 for first time house buyers
    • Access to cheap luxury holidays
    • Strong career progression possibilities
    • Positive and fun working environment


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