PHP Developer

TrustVet is looking for a talented and experienced PHP Developer to join our small and dedicated team in Maynooth, with an immediate start. This is a permanent role working closely with an experienced CTO and professional management team.

TrustVet is a software provider for veterinary practices. Our platform allows veterinary practices to create their own pet healthcare plans and offer them to pet owners online and in-clinic. We’re growing quickly, have big plans, and already power pet healthcare plans for thousands of pets in Ireland and the UK.

The successful candidate will play a key role in all aspects of ongoing software development from contributing to our product development, through initial specification, full software development lifecycle and ongoing maintenance.

We offer a competitive package, a friendly and relaxed working environment and the chance to be heavily involved in building out our product suite – we’re looking for someone who can make a real difference and grow with our company.

You will:

  • Produce well written, properly structured and documented code in line with industry best practice
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain the core software and databases
  • Identify root causes of bugs and carry out necessary fixes
  • Prepare specifications (alongside the CTO and management) to enhance the system, create new projects and build out functionality
  • Work closely with CTO to ensure that the system works seamlessly with various third party software providers

Our ideal candidate:

  • A great attitude is critical – we need someone who is happy working as part of a small team in a start-up environment, who can roll up their sleeves and get stuck in, who can deliver results and meet deadlines, and who understands the importance of keeping our customers happy
  • Passion for best design and coding practices and a desire to develop new bold ideas
  • Ideally you’ll have 3+ years of software development experience using PHP
  • Proficiency in Laravel or other similar framework is an advantage
  • Demonstrable knowledge and proficiency with of web technologies including HTML, XML, CSS, Javascript etc.
  • Good knowledge of MySQL, version control tools and developing web services
  • Experience developing and handling APIs would be an advantage
  • Great attention to detail is essential – we handle recurring payments so there’s no room for errors or shortcuts
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Web Development or a related subject
  • Advanced level written and spoken English is a must

IMPORTANT – Unfortunately only candidates with immediate availability to work in the EU through citizenship or an existing work permit, as we cannot provide any kind of visa or work permit sponsorship at present.

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