Software Developer

  • Liverpool Football Club
  • Liverpool, UK
  • Mar 17, 2021
Full time Developer

Job Description

At Liverpool Football Club we`re on an exciting journey when it comes to Technology. We`ve got ambitious plans to have the leading technology capability in the Football Industry, enabling commercial revenue and delivering secure resilient and consistent services to business and football customers.

We want our technology to be scalable, agile and able to support the business to meet its ever changing demands.

What will you be doing?

Creating exciting new fan facing digital products, maintaining existing digital products and aiding in the migration from legacy systems to new and improved tech stack.

-The role will involve:
-Producing quality test-driven code using modern frameworks and development techniques
-Developing technical solutions
-Developing Product integrations
-Collaborating with Product team stakeholders to estimate delivery work necessary to realise a defined user story through the delivery iteration lifecycle
-Creating and maintaining necessary Product, design and specification documentation
-Resolving technical incidents and problems, maintaining systems and applications
-Implementation of application upgrades and patches
-Using agreed / best practice security standards and specifications to design, create, test and document new or amended software

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced multi skilled PHP developer with hands on AWS knowledge who is comfortable learning new skills at pace and happy working across a wide range of technologies and frameworks.

Essential Skills

-Significant production development experience with an MVC PHP framework
-excellent working knowledge of object oriented programming PHP
-Demonstratable experience of AWS Serverless Services/Languages like API gateway, lambda, node.js, Python etc
-Experience creating, testing and utilising APIs
-Stay up to date with new trends and technologies
-Consideration of security
-Knowledge and hands on experience of CI/CD
-Strong analytical and problem solving skills
-Ability to communicate well with other members of the team (technical and none technical)
-Experience of working within a project team and a strong team player
-Good working knowledge of Twig / HTML / CSS / JavaScript

Bonus skills

-ReactJs or similar
-Drupal 8
-Software Design / Architecture
-Testing / Release / Support
-Native App development

Why should you apply?

This is a full-time permanent role working 35 hours per week Monday to Friday.

To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays and the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days) and a contributory pension scheme.

You will have access to our benefits kit bag where you can get high street discounts, and a selection of benefit schemes you can join. There are opportunities to get involved with volunteering through our LFC Foundation to give back to the local community.

Your main base will be our Head Office in Liverpool City Centre which is close to local bars, shops and restaurants and has great views over the river Mersey. Initially the role will be home based due to the current pandemic.

We are aiming to be the most inclusive football club - providing fair and appropriate opportunities to as many people from different backgrounds as possible, being welcoming and meeting their needs as best we can. We are committed to hiring great people representative of a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, not just because it`s the right thing to do, but because we believe it makes our Club stronger. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.

Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues and Volunteers to share this commitment.


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