Have you got what it takes?

The responsibilities for this role include; creating clean lightweight code, creating and refining website specifications and resolving technical issues. 

To be successful, you should have experience in building websites, eCommerce solutions and/or web applications from scratch and an in-depth knowledge of PHP spanning across WooCommerce, Shopify and/or Magento is desired. You will work as part of an experienced team to ensure our websites and systems are up and running to cover both internal requirements of our clients and their customer facing needs.


  • To identify user and system requirements for new websites, online stores and/or applications
  • Write or review custom code for various websites, online store and/or web applications
  • Run functionality testing and debug complex code
  • Liaise with frontend team and designers to define UI/UX elements
  • Ensure technical documentation is kept up-to-date and accurate
  • Collaborate with developers to build responsive websites, online stores and/or web applications
  • Communicate with internal team members, clients and third parties at a technical level


  • In depth knowledge of custom PHP, as well as WooCommerce and/or Magento is desired
  • At least two demonstrable years work experience as a Web Developer across multiple PHP projects
  • Knowledge of React desirable
  • Solid knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Advising on and implementing DevOps best practices
  • Understanding of security practices
  • The ability to work alongside and support external development teams 
  • Familiarity with network diagnostics tools
  • An outside of work interest in emerging technologies
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with solid technical writing abilities

Company perks

Built with family at the heart, we truly care for the people who make our company and vision a reality. We understand that life in work – or out of work – isn’t always perfect and so we have a few perks to help make those down days a little easier. In addition to 28 days holiday per year as standard, we also give you the following benefits:

  • Flexible and remote working opportunities
  • Work from home Mondays and Fridays – when we’re fully back in the office!
  • An extra holiday day for each year you work with us
  • Up to 12 dedicated development and training days / courses in the year
  • Regular team socials, lunches, industry meets and our event nights out
  • Support from our team on personal and charitable projects
  • A great team to support you, keep you laughing and inspire you
  • The opportunity to create and adapt your role to fit you
  • Private healthcare benefits after 2 years

Job Type: Full-time

Annual salary: Based on experience 

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester

Application deadline: ASAP

Think this sounds like you? Apply below or contact careers@jbcole.co.uk

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