Contract Support Developer - remote

Contract Support Developer - remote

Job Title: Contract Support Developer - remote
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 699969_1553624923
Contact Name: Duncan Goldie
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2019 18:28

Job Description

My client based out of Melbourne Australia is expanding their global operations into Europe, and looking to add a Tech Support Developer to their team as pone of the first UK based hires.

Working alongside the Sales, technical, and Support functions in Australia and America, you will be covering clients support needs related to the international workforce management platform they have built.

Your average day will look like:

  • Updating mysql records from spreadsheet. ie 'delete this list of users', 'update a table with this list of status'
  • Editing png file to meet specific dimensions and replace background color
  • manipulate database records to manually enable/disable application modules
  • write custom re-usable queries for clients in MySQL
  • writing CSS to style form for clients
  • add locale to app server (ubuntu) and experience with locales, right to left pages, ASCII / UTF-8 / ISO-1185 encoding
  • debug integrations with 3rd parties through replicating post/get api requests (we work with a number of partners to run background checks etc who rely on API integration)
  • debug javascript
  • oauth / rest experience and debug
  • upload video to S3, then write HTML page to play video from S3
  • debug IE/mobile issues with CSS/Jquery

Their tech stack includes but isnt limited to:

- PHP 5.6+ expereince

- MySQl 5.6+

- HTML, CSS and JavaScript

- React.js

You will be writing snippets of PHP / JQuery on existing functionality of the producr to support client requests, or manipulate the Database records. This is usually moving a button on the product or making it trigger something new.

The ideal candidate will display experience in the following areas:

- unix system admin

- excel

- silverstripe - desired not essentail

- basic photo manipulation

- AWS basics (VPC, RDS, EC2, S3)

- git

- basic PHP

- bootstrap Ui elements


This company is a global market leader with operations expanding into UK/ Europe, this is a permanent role with most of the work being done remotely for the time being, although as more people are hired into the Uk the next logical step will be for a brick and mortar office.