Wrap-up of Role
It’s exciting times at EssentialSkillz as we grow our company!
Based in our attractive offices in Galway, we have a new opportunity for a PHP Developer to join our close-knit team!
Who Are We?
EssentialSkillz was founded in Galway in 2001 and is the market leading provider of Health & Safety eLearning in the UK. We require passionate people who care about making a contribution to join our equally committed team in Galway and play an integral part in our future growth and success.
We enjoy success through the delivery of results
We build long term relationships based on honesty and reliability
We develop a sense of belonging, enjoyment and fulfilment
We enjoy a work environment of trust and collaboration
Summary of Responsiblities
Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
Writing clean, fast PHP to a high standard, in a timely and scalable way
Work in a development team working on B2B web applications
contribute with suggestions / improvements to software
exposure to latest tools/technologies like REST, HTML5 / CSS3, jQuery, Node.js, MongoDB, SSO, LDAP
Exposure to e-learning industry (SCORM, xAPI, etc.)
Writing code for primary application.
3+ years practical object-oriented PHP experience
knowledge and understanding of SQL (preferably MySQL)
3 years + experience with SVN / GIT
Experience in MVC frameworks is advantageous but not essential (CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Laravel, Zend)
Skills & Attributes
Ability to effectively manage time, prioritise tasks and work within deadlines with little supervision
attention to detail
ability to understand and work with existing source code
good problem solving skills with a "can-do" attitude
What can we offer you
No day is the same in EssentialSkillz - we are a motivated, driven team of individuals united by a shared passion for e-learning and first class customer service. We offer learning and growth opportunities and reward hard work and results.
Generous Health Allowance
Career Development opportunities
50% Employee Discount in nearby Restaurant
Kitchen stocked with soups, salads and fruit.
Cake Day every Friday!
Excellent working conditions: you'll be working with a very cool team in a great office.
More About Us
EssentialSkillz is a well-established and respected, specialist eLearning company with a market leading product. Offering Health & Safety and Risk & Governance solutions, we have an impressive portfolio of Blue Chip clients throughout the UK, Europe and the USA.
Our best selling product is ErgoWize, a cost-effective and time-saving DSE training and risk assessment software solution that enables our customers to easily comply with the DSE regulations. Other subjects covered by our award-winning courses range from Manual Handling to Safe Driving, Safety Induction, Safety for Managers, Stress & Wellbeing, Environmental Awareness, and Fire Safety.
More than 400 blue chip customers worldwide with over 500,000 employees using our eLearning courses
Deloitte Tech Fast50 Winner - 2015, 2016, 2017
95% customer retention rate
Outstanding, consistent year-on-year growth since 2001
Over 40 eLearning courses - we're working with respected industry bodies for compliance with the highest standards
Over 2 million training sessions delivered
Every year sees at least 40% more training sessions delivered than the previous year