Content Platforms supports the digital newsrooms managing large amounts of high-quality content. Our focus is on simplifying and transforming the digital tooling and content systems to allow our journalists to spend more time on creativity and innovation rather than content management. We are a diverse team currently spread between London and Bangalore, expanding into Sofia.
As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be a vital component of a team delivering quality software and working on a strategic large-scale project including complex WordPressproduct development. You’ll interact with product owners and stakeholders, contribute to the technical conversations and ensure that what we build is best in class and fit for purpose. You’ll report into a Principal Engineer and will help him/her deliver on the technical strategy and tactical implementation. You’ll interact, communicate and collaborate with the engineers based in London and Bangalore.
OUR IDEAL TEAMMATE:
- You are an expert in PHP and/or WordPress and work according to the best practices
- You’re an engineer with a passion for well crafted and tested code, considering everything from architecture and security to performance.
- You lead by example, encouraging your peers to improve continually.
- You do thorough code reviews to be sure what we produce is of a very high standard.
- You understand the value of and are a practitioner of TDD/BDD.
- You understand agile methodologies and enjoy collaboration.
YOU'LL FIND THESE SKILLS USEFUL IN THIS ROLE:
- Strong knowledge of PHP and/or WordPress
- Ideally commercial experience building complex applications in another PHP framework (e.g. Symfony, Laravel)
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
- Ability to assess and evaluate new technologies quickly
- Leading and nurturing developers of different abilities
WHY JOIN US:
- 25 Days Paid Leave
- Supplemental Health & Dental Care
- Competitive Remuneration Package
- Exceptional Social Package & Special Discounts
- Innovative & Agile Teams
- Challenging Projects & Leading-edge Technologies
- Friendly & Supportive Atmosphere
- Socially Responsible Company
- Tech & Soft Skills Training
- Team Bonding Events
- Fruity Afternoons & Beer Thursdays
- Excellent Office Location & Facilities & a wonderful terrace
- Relaxing & Gaming Areas
- Free Bike Parking & Showers