Software Developer - Guildford

Ref: 558 Date Posted: Thursday 28 May 2020
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Our client based in Guildford is searching for an individual to join them as a Software Developer to drive the development of their critical internal and client-facing systems.  They are one of the very few companies in the legal market with bespoke software development and the competitive edge that it provides.  The system, whilst extremely efficient, needs both development and significant improvement in terms of enhancement, security reviews and extensive new work.

As a Software Developer your responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing all security aspects and database design of the system
  • Extending new client portal offering
  • Designing and building a new dashboard, reporting and alerting for internal users
  • Designing and building a robust test framework
  • Designing and building a new XML integration with third party product
  • Document database and scripts
  • Improving and enhancing maintenance suite
  • Implementing an archiving strategy for completed cases to ensure database size remains manageable
  • Assisting with technical support issues in the office, when requested

Experience Required / Personal Qualities:

  • Understanding of commercial development techniques including robust approaches to testing strategies
  • Strong working programming knowledge of PHP, Laravel, CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Good understanding of MySQL databases and XML

What we are looking from you

  • Cheerful and friendly disposition at all times
  • Someone who can work as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail is imperative with great organisation skills
  • Able to work under pressure and consistently hit deadlines
  • Ability to think “out of the box”; we want people who look to improve the way things can be done.


  • Great offices in central Guildford location
  • 23 days’ holiday per annum (plus 3 allocated days at Christmas)
  • BUPA Cash Plan benefits
  • Social events arranged quarterly
  • Free fruit, fizzy drinks, biscuits, orange juice and chocolate!

Salary: up to £32,500.00pa