Despite the challenges of the last year, our business has gone from strength to strength. The acquisition of Microserve by Investis Digital has opened the door to varied and ambitious projects with many world-renowned clients. It is an exciting period of growth.

Initially, we are looking for an experienced Drupal developer who can hit the ground running and would like the opportunity to work alongside great talent in one of the largest teams of accredited Drupal developers in the UK. If this is you, read on and get in contact with us.

If you don't think your skills quite hit the spot regarding the must have's, but you have commercial Drupal 8 experience and a desire to learn, we probably need to talk. 

Our process

If your skills and experience match what we are looking for, we’ll get in touch to arrange a short informal pre-interview chat where we can find out more about you and whether you are a good cultural fit for our team and whether our team is a good fit for you.

Based on the outcome of the informal chat, we would then arrange a virtual interview with two or three of our team. You’ll be able to find out more about the Investis Digital Bristol team and ask any questions you may have about the role.

About the role

You'll be responsible for planning, building and supporting websites for high profile clients such as WWF, Said Business School and YHA. You'll work alongside our solutions architect and other members of the team to help to identify requirements and plan out technical solutions. You may take a lead role on projects, seeing them through to completion, as well as providing support and guidance to less experienced members of the team along the way.

You'll be involved in a variety of projects each with particular challenges and problems to solve. You'll join a friendly, supportive and talented team with diverse experience working with decoupled or 'headless' technology stacks, eCommerce platforms, complex integrations and more.

Your day to day tasks will involve:

  • Identifying requirements and planning out the technical approach to implement the right solution for our clients
  • Helping develop custom back-end functionality for our clients' websites
  • Building web services and working with various APIs
  • Helping to improve our development methods and practices demonstrating a commitment to quality
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest development trends and introducing new technologies where relevant and appropriate
  • Providing support and maintenance for our clients' existing websites
  • Supporting other members of the Investis Digital development team through training, code review and knowledge shares

From time to time, you'll also:

  • Contribute to website audits, providing clients with a thorough analysis of their website's user interface, custom functionality and back-end architecture including recommendations to reduce technical risk and improve efficiency
  • Take an active role in team meetings where we discuss web development technologies and approaches to Drupal development and process improvement
  • Contribute modules and patches to the open source community

Company Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday a year, with ability to buy/sell up to 5 days holiday each year
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Charity Day Holiday
  • Regular social activities and contributions to cultural and sporting events
  • Location

    Bristol with opportunities for remote working
  • Job type

    Permanent
  • Salary

    Competitive
  • Start date

    ASAP

About you

The following skills and experience are a must

  • Have excellent knowledge of PHP and a thorough understanding of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) concepts

  • Have experience working with APIs e.g. (JSON/XML)

  • Have experience interacting with databases using SQL

  • Experience or familiarity of working with Drupal 8

  • Have an understanding of version control systems (we use Git)

  • Have experience of working in a busy agency environment and understand that priorities can change quickly

  • Have the ability to understand problems and explain the complexity of them clearly in plain English to both technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Have the ability to write clear documentation and understand the need for it

  • Have the ability to make decisions quickly and with authority

  • Have great communication and interpersonal skills, and a good sense of humour

  • Understand the software development lifecycle with a keen interest in user experience

Nice to have

  • Experience creating custom Drupal modules
  • Contribution to the Drupal community
  • Working knowledge of developing using Docksal and/or Docker
  • Usage of time tracking in an agency environment
  • Examples of your work

If this sounds like your next role, then please get in touch and tell us why you would like to join the Investis Digital team.

Send your CV to [email protected].