Senior Developer (Drupal) - West Midlands Police

Randstad Technologies Limited
£38k - £46400 pa + 28/day holiday & Pension
11 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Developer (Drupal & PHP) - Birmingham - £38,000 to £46,400

Do you want to work for an employer of choice in Birmingham? Are you looking for a job where you can use your PHP and Drupal CMS technical skills to make a real difference to citizens of the West Midlands?

We are the exclusive recruitment partner for the West Midlands Police, who are in the middle of the UK Policing's most ambitious technology transformation programme - undertaking a period of unparalleled change and innovation, replacing core systems, integrating mobile technology, cloud solutions and implementing cutting edge technology to help the West Midlands Police be more effective - you will have the opportunity to use your PHP & Drupal skills to prevent crime, protect the public, and help those in need.

As a Senior Developer you will work in a large team of enthusiastic software engineers - responsible for the development of a wide variety of solutions - both internal and public-facing. In particular there is a lot of greenfield development work to be done around a new public facing website, built using PHP and Drupal 8 CMS - you will create a huge amount of sophisticated new functionality allowing members of the public to engage with the police, report crimes and seek help. As a senior, you will also take a lead role in Agile sprints, scrums and mentoring more junior members of the team in Drupal.

As the successful candidate you must have:

- Strong experience as a PHP Software Developer, working with Drupal CMS

- Drupal CMS Development and deployment experience

- Database skills in MySQL or MariaDB

- The ability to mentor more junior members of the team

- A friendly, team orientated and personable approach

- MUST have lived in the UK for the past 5 years, with no criminal convictions

You will be rewarded with an excellent package that includes the following:

- Basic salary of circa £38,000 - £46,500 depending on skills and experience

- 28 days holiday (plus the option to buy more holiday)

- Flexible working (with the ability to flex up on your holiday)

- Generous public sector pension

- Fantastic new offices in central Birmingham

- Exciting projects that are breaking new ground and using new technologies

This is an urgent role where the hiring manager is looking to shortlist for interview immediately. Please send a copy of your PHP & Drupal Developer CV to Ben West ASAP to be considered.

Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.