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Software Engineer (Web Technologies)

Job Title: Software Engineer (Web Technologies)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary: £30000 per annum
REF: 12423/001
Contact Name: Kieron Holmshaw
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

The Role

We're offering an exciting opportunity for a software engineer with good experience and skills in web technologies.

This role requires more than just a working knowledge of a couple of languages - we're looking for a developer with a strong grasp of programming principles, a thorough, analytical approach to creating web applications and the ability to transfer those skills to whatever technology is required for the task at hand. They should be an excellent problem solver, highly resourceful and have the skills to implement elegant programming solutions.

The role specifically requires core skills in advanced PHP and MySQL, experience working with Perl, Java, C/C++, and complimentary skills in HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.


  • 3+ years web development experience in a commercial environment

  • In-depth knowledge of PHP 5 and MySQL 5

  • Experience of other programming languages such as: Perl, Java, C/C++

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent attention to detail - clean, efficient code and precise design translation

  • Solid experience of cross-browser and cross-device JavaScript, HTML 4/5 and CSS 2/3

  • Good understanding of coding responsive web interfaces

  • Experience with version control systems

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

  • Confidence and ability to learn new techniques and technologies


  • Experience with Amazon AWS technologies

  • Experience with optimisation techniques such as using APC, memcache and scaling PHP and MySQL based systems

  • Experience with Linux based systems