Territory & Trade Area Mapping | Field Force Optimisation | Location Intelligence | Customer Targeting

PHP Web/Software Developer, Jobs Peterborough

PHP Web/Software Developer, Jobs Peterborough

Tech4T are a small team of data, marketing database and analysis specialists helping a varied portfolio of clients uncover hidden intelligence from data to solve real world challenges. This includes increasing field sales performance, aligning sales territories to market potential, identifying where best to locate retail and service outlets or distribute products, and improving customer targeting for sales and marketing.

We do this through the provision of Territory Runner, our innovative customised software, and a mix of data, analysis, logistics and mapping services.

We now have a job opening for a skilled PHP Web/Software Developer to further develop our online Territory Runner software. This software combines geographic mapping, reporting, data visualisation and database components.

The role

  • Development, integration and testing of new components for our online software
  • Customisation, deployment and support of client systems, including bug fixing
  • Liaison with internal staff and clients to understand needs, produce initial designs (including user interface) and detailed specifications
  • Presenting ideas for system improvements / new functionality, including mobile apps
  • Maintenance and up-dating of client systems
  • Documentation of technical work
  • Preparation of / input into user training manuals

Technical / educational requirements

  • Programming skills
    • Essential – advanced skills in PHP, JavaScript, HTML 5 (including CSS) and MySQL (especially complex and efficient query writing)
    • Essential – the ability to write code from scratch to create a system component
    • Advantageous – other languages such as jQuery, AJAX, Client server technologies, jQuery Mobile, Google or Bing API, spatial commands, web application security
  • Able to design relational databases to meet specific client needs
  • Very used to managing, manipulating, handling and importing data into MySQL
  • Able to read raw PHP and Java code, interpret its purpose and modify as needed
  • Qualification or demonstrated achievement in maths, statistics or computing
  • Experience of integration with multiple databases on different platforms would be advantageous
  • Ability to combine, standardise and transform data, integrating with client’ back-office and CRM systems

The person

  • Ability to take a consultative and logical approach to problem solving
  • Appreciate the need to work under pressure and often deliver to short deadlines
  • Ability to manage and prioritise your own work plus that of external developers
  • Ability to teach yourself the PHP framework that forms the base of our solutions
  • Ability to quickly grasp a business problem with the scope of Tech4T’s expertise, and generate ideas for a solution. Then document the approach/create prototype, code, test and deploy
  • An innovator and open thinker – someone who can demonstrate they have created something innovative in their life
  • A good communicator both with internal staff and clients at all levels
  • Want to deliver the best possible solution for the client
  • A self-starter and self-learner – not waiting to be told and not afraid to challenge the norm or our approach, provided you can demonstrate the facts as to why a different approach is better
  • Pays attention to detail in coding and designing a user interface that allows easy access to system functionality – commenting, documenting and ensuring routines are tested and bug free
  • Comfortable working within a development environment that needs to cope with regular changes in requirements and an iterative design-code-test cycle

This role is a great opportunity for someone to be involved at all levels in shaping a successful online software product.

PHP Web/Software Developer, Jobs Peterborough is a Permanent position
Salary dependent on programming / commercial experience
Based in Peterborough

To apply, please email your CV and any other relevant information to finance@tech4t.co.uk

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