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Senior Software Developer


Job Number: 26174

Location: Loughborough Contact Centre (126)

Contract: Full Time / Permanent


Senior Software Developer

There's no feeling quite like uniting tech lovers everywhere and we get to do it every single day. Connecting our people, our customers and our partners. We're a team of 41,000 colleagues working across nine countries to deliver excellence. Be part of framing the future with us. You'll certainly feel proud when you see what you can achieve here.
Dixons Carphone are looking for a Senior Software Developer (PHP) to join our high achieving, successful development teams sitting within our new Digital Hub in Loughborough.


Purpose of the role
The Senior Software Developer would be responsible for ensuring that projects are being delivered on time, ensure that productivity within the team remains at a very high level, and would also be responsible for delegating tasks, mentoring software developers and required to communicate with stakeholders to gather clear and concise requirements for development projects.


As part of this role, you'll be responsible for: 

  • Employ test driven development with complete focus of quality code. 
  • Work towards providing real-time software solutions and services. Modular, reusable, self-documenting, service-based code architecture.
  • Actively monitor code and systems using bespoke monitoring tools, and third part tools such as ZABBIX. Make suggestions for improvements and carry these out in the most effective way possible
  • Integrating existing software products and getting incompatible platforms to work together.
  • Creating technical specifications, test plans, processes flows and operational documentation. Also ensuring documents associated with software projects e.g. UAT feedback, burn down charts and requirement analysis reports are completed and communicated appropriately


You will need: 

  • PHP, HTML, XHTML, CSS, XML, JSON, AngularJS, MySQl, MongoDB, Javascript, AJAX, jQuery, 
  • SOAP & Web Services, REST, CSV, Subversion, GIT, Test Driven Development, 
  • PHP Unit, LAMP, Memcache, functional testing, 
  • MVC working patterns, Team working Methodology, Command Line


We're one team and we celebrate all of the great things you do. One way we show our gratitude is by giving you access to a range of lifestyle benefits, including:

Beyond that, we'll be with you every step of the way, enabling you to get the most out of your role. Training plans are a given, and you'll have access to additional e-learning resources to really see your career develop in the way you want. We're building a team that brings technology to people, making their lives better, easier and fuller, and you can be part of it.