Back End PHP developer - Sussex Biologicals Ltd.


Closing date: 06/11/2018

Sussex Biologicals was founded in 2014 and is a profitable small business with two main areas of activity both of which are related to the UK healthcare diagnostics market and specifically to a specific niche which is the Blood Transfusion laboratory marketplace.

The company is an ISO 13485 / 9001 registered manufacturer of buffer solutions which it provides to NHS laboratories throughout the UK and to other export markets. It also provides a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) called Bank Manager which is in routine use in 6 UK hospitals.

Due to the further expansion of its Bank Manager LIMS business, Sussex Biologicals Ltd. is looking to recruit an additional software developer to assist with its development and system support requirements.

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced back end PHP developer who is passionate about web application development, who is not afraid of a challenge and can work creatively alone and in a team.

As a developer you will be working closely with existing developers, to continue the production, modification, maintenance and documentation of Blood Transfusion software.

Skills Range:

Key Responsibilities:

• Interested in working within a small company, with a variety of responsibilities.
• Taking client specifications from design to implementation.
• Supporting existing systems as well as assisting with new installations.
• Establish and maintain your own development environment
• Collaborate with our Blood Transfusion Consultants and development team
• Assist with software planning and design
• Documenting software and new features

Essential skills and knowledge:

• Good HTML, CSS and Javascript Skills
• An excellent understanding of PHP
• Experience working with MySQL
• Experience working with GIT
• Comfortable working with Linux Command line
• Excellent communication skills
• Must be willing to share in a 24/7 emergency cover system which is very quiet, and hold a full UK driving licence.

Desirable Skills:

• Knowledge of Vsphere
• Use of Atlassian Products (Confluence, Jira, BitBucket)
• Use of N3 Network
• experience with APIs

Person Specification:

The successful candidate will have a Batchelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent relevant experience. We don't expect anyone to have the complete skill set, but a reasonable match with the ability to learn fast is essential.

Able to work in a small office environment with frequent interruptions.  

A positive approach to challenge, backed up by good interpersonal skills and commercial aptitude.

Experience of working with web APIs, full stack development, knowledge of biomedical sciences and an understanding of DevOps would all be beneficial.


Key Area: Programming/Developer 15-1131.00Programming/Developer
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Attendance: Full-Time

No agencies please

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