Applications Specialist, Absolute Radio
This job is located in West End of London, Greater London, England. (map)
You will be part of the team responsible for the maintenance and development of Absolute Radio’s application systems, with a particular focus on the content management system as well as databases, internal webservers and applications supporting the Sales, Programming and Interactive Content teams.
Development of new applications, primarily on a Linux/PHP platform using the Zend Framework, to support Absolute Radio’s business processes.
Management of existing in-house developed systems, including handling incidents escalated to you by your manager, Technology team or Lead Applications Specialist.
Day-to-day management of existing business applications, including the Intranet, podcast systems and statistical reporting tools.
Basic management of the Internal Unix server infrastructure and the MSSQL database backend to support your own application’s requirements.
Providing support to the Interactive Content teams, particularly ensuring that applications which are developed in PHP for the Absolute Radio website are optimised and content delivery to our hosting platform is effective and resilient.
Due to the ‘live nature’ of the business, it will be necessary to respond to out-of-hours calls from time-to-time where appropriate.
Skills and Experience
Must have 3+ years object orientated PHP development experience.
Solid knowledge and experience working with and managing UNIX systems.
Must have passion for new technologies and development practices.
Must have worked within an object orientated framework, ideally Zend Framework. Other framework experience considered alongside a desire to learn Zend.
Degree-level candidates are preferred, but for candidates with the right skills and experience this is not essential.
Certification in MSSQL Server a benefit, but not essential.
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Posted by a user at absoluteradio.co.uk on Tuesday 19 June 2012