Cars2 is recruiting for a talented Web Developer to own the in-house development of the company’s website, be highly involved in the development of its owned and operated back-office applications and feed into the digital marketing efforts.
Cars2 is one of Yorkshire’s strongest and fastest growing motor retail groups. Year-on-year record profits have funded growth and the company now operates 6 franchised car dealerships in West and South Yorkshire, with further developments and acquisitions planned.
Cars2 has been through a period of investment and modernisation to adapt to the evolving market place. The Web Developer position will be key to realising Cars2’s digital focused strategy, and will benefit from ongoing training opportunities.
The Role of Web Developer
Reporting to the Group Digital Marketing Manager, you will:
• Be responsible for the ongoing development and upkeep of Cars2’s company website - built on the Wordpress platform.
• Work closely with the Group Digital Marketing Manager to maintain existing and develop new back-office applications which streamline and automate Cars2’s operations and support continued growth.
• Develop increasing integration between Cars2’s various processes and software systems.
• Contribute your design expertise to help drive the development of the Cars2 brand.
• Occasional ad hoc business support.
For the role of Web Developer, we are looking to recruit an individual who:
• Has 3+ years Web Development experience in a commercial environment (e.g. Computer Science, Software Engineering, Web Design, etc) and can demonstrate a broad skill set.
• Thorough understanding of HTML/CSS with a natural talent for design.
• Experience using CSS framework e.g. Bootstrap, Foundation.
• Excellent working knowledge of Wordpress CMS websites.
• Excellent PHP and MySQL ability.
• Ability to spec applications, estimate timescales and drive completion of projects, working to deadlines.
• Good communication skills and ability to work flexibly and effectively in a dynamic team environment.
Experience with the following technologies would also be advantageous:
• Experience using Sass.
• Object orientated PHP skills and experience using PHP frameworks, e.g. Laravel 5+.
• Experience working with Git.
• Advanced MySQL database skills.
• Experience integrating external APIs and knowledge of RESTful API design principals.
• Linux system administration abilities.
Depending on experience and current skills, Cars2 will offer an annual salary in the range of £35,000 to £45,000 per annum. All employees receive pension contributions and life assurance.
How to Apply
Hot Recruitment Consultants t/a eRecruitSmart are the retained consultancy for Cars2. Please note that in accordance with our recruitment and consultancy processes, we may send your CV, if shortlisted, to the Hiring Manager at our Clients’ business and by applying for this position you give your consent for us to do so.
You must have eligibility to work in the UK. Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted. If your address and contact details are not on your CV, you will not be considered.
We look forward to hearing from you!