Web Developer / Designer job for ARRSE in Plymouth

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    Good CO LE Admin

    This would suit a recent IT graduate, particularly OTC. Please pass this on if you know anyone from the Plymouth area who may be interested:

    The Army Rumour Service website chain is looking for a full-time designed / developer to help maintain the current sites as well as move the business forward. This is a chance to join a small business with great prospects at an early stage and play an major key part in its growth.

    The job will involve:

    * The development and maintenance of the current sites (mostly PHP open source, also Java (JEE))
    * Linux server maintenance - mainly upgrading and security.
    * Development of new sites and software. Particularly important here is a knowledge of new internet trends and technologies, and this will be a great opportunity to contribute and try out new and innovative ideas.

    The job is in Plymouth and will initially be a 6 month contract.

    Salary will be £20-24k per year based on experience.

    The position starts on 15th April

    Candidates must meet all of the following requirements:

    * Sufficient knowledge of web application programming (ideally PHP) to be able to understand and extend existing PHP software (eg. HTML form submission and processing, template systems, basic (non OO) programming)).
    * Show enthusiasm, initiative and self-motivation.
    * Sound practical knowledge of HTML and CSS.
    * Good working knowledge of linux.
    * Knowldge and enthusiasm for internet trends and technologies.

    Beyond this base level the following are highly desirable:

    * Some form of military experience; regular, TA or OTC.
    * Web design talent and experience.
    * Good PHP OO programming skills; ie. able to develop simple (or more) applications, rather than just modify existing ones.
    * SQL (ideally MySQL) experience; SQL, DB administration, and ideally design.
    * Apache HTTP server / PHP admin experience.

    Finally the icing on the cake would be:

    * AJAX knowledge
    * Java knowledge. (We run two pieces of JEE5 software).


    Email CV and covering letter to admin@troopstotask.co.uk to apply.