We're Hiring: Web Developer Position

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We are now recruiting for this position again as of February 2018.

We’re looking for a mid-level to senior web developer to join our team at our new office in Exeter, UK. The ideal candidate will be multi-skilled with experience working on high traffic websites.


The Role
You’d be joining our established web team which currently consists of 3 programmers whose primary responsibility is the Nexus Mods website and everything around it. Our stack consists of a mixture of technologies - Linux, Apache, NginX, PHP, MySQL, APC, Redis, Ruby, Rails, Bash, Git, Puppet, Vagrant, Javascript, Jquery, CSS, HTML and everything in between.

We’re currently hard at work on the next iteration of the Nexus Mods website and we have a long list of features that we’d like you to help us realise. We work as closely as possible to an agile project management scheme and every team member’s input is highly valued - we’re looking for people who can constructively discuss ideas in our programming meetings.

You’ll need production experience with PHP/MySQL and be comfortable with all related technologies.

Ultimately, we’re looking for people who are keen to learn and flexible in their approach with a strong web background.


Responsibilities

  • Working as part of the web team to maintain the Nexus Mods website, fixing bugs and adding new features.
  • Participating in team meetings, keeping track of your workflow using project management tools.
  • Working with everyone at Nexus Mods to shape the future of our platform.



Requirements and Skills
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Javascript & Javascript Frameworks
  • CSS & HTML5
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and written (English).
  • Right to work in the UK



Bonus Skills
  • Comfortable using Linux
  • Sysadmin / Devops experience with LAMP
  • Ruby / Rails
  • Experience with code testing
  • An understanding of games modding and knowledge of Nexus Mods
  • A sense of humour
  • A love of computer games



Other Information
  • We will offer a competitive market rate salary dependent on your level.
  • We will provide high spec hardware for you to work from in the office.
  • For the right candidates we may be able to assist with relocation expenses and logistics. 



To Apply
In order to apply, please send an email to [email protected] with your CV and why you’d be suitable for this role.

29 comments

  1. kaasinees
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    I am an experienced webdeveloper, systems manager(several gentoo servers) and programmer("harder" languages such as C++) looking for a better salary. I have a lot of experience in all things mentioned except ruby, rails or puppet. And i have to say if you develop your static and dynamic infrastructure properly you dont need apache at all. Nginx is really good at delivering static content, most of the content should be generated on the background. It eliminates APC as well. Simplifying the whole system and making it more responsive. But this is not a very popular way to do things at this point of time in systems using PHP. I wish i had more experience in load balancing and scaling though. I live in the Netherlands so relocation is no big deal.
    1. DrunkennJedi
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      Send a resume @theiremail instead of rambling about what you can and cannot do.
  2. MrMason
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    Being in the UK right now isn't a requirement - if you're able to work in the UK then that is enough to apply  
    1. TheAkula
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      Can you also smuggle people into UK ?
    2. mgwaring
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      If you want Akula we could get married so that you can come work here in the Uk :p
    3. TheGhostface1973
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      No mgwaring, please marry me and I don't care if you're a man or a woman. I WANT TO LIVE IN THE UK, now that they are not in the EU anymore. Okay, in 2 years they aren't in the EU anymore.
      I hope you don't mind that I'm German. I hate my country and I want to leave. So please, dear mgwaring, marry ME!
    4. iubee
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      good idea
  3. SeanBlader
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    If you use open rest API's for the data I might just build a React front end for a portfolio piece at some point.
    1. jjdonrelic
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      IT WASA WAST OF TIM!
  4. jrgatorguy
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    I have been using your website for a few years now, keep up the good work.
  5. solona21
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    I wonder who could be behind this post.
  6. jimmywalnut
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    Brexit just impedes me for even attempting an position... I have Italian Citizenship, have extensive english knowledge, and before Brexit I was thinking about moving to the UK, I simply love your country...

    Anyway, if by any means there are spots opening in the future that cover communication areas (I have partial formation in Film Making, multimedia, and marketing) I would be glad to know, even tho chances are slim for me to actually get an visa to work there... Specially because I do intend to finish college abroad. I wouldn't mind working my arse off and studying at night-time, but idk how these things work there in the UK. I may try in the foreseeable future apply for an visa there, but Italian bureaucracy has been delaying most of my documents which I still need to even try for that...

    As for this position, although I do have knowledge about the requirements, I lack real skills on those, would need to sit on my arse and study all of that again hahaha

    Good Luck finding a suitable candidate!

    PS: I'm Brazilian btw, not that it holds any kind of importance besides the 3 language factor...
    1. Dark0ne
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      The UK hasn't left Europe yet and you've got up to 2 years to still make use of free movement of labour. Once you're in, you're in. It's pretty much guaranteed that EU citizens working in the UK already will be able to stay once any Brexit deal is struck with the EU.
    2. jimmywalnut
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      That's great to know!
      Thanks for informing me. =)

      So I've got 2 years then... Better pray for my documents to get past bureaucratic blocks fast then... We Italians should stick with cooking and avoid paperwork hahahahaha Not that I'm purely Italian, but you catch the meaning
    3. DrydenG
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      I do have knowledge about the requirements as well , it's a shame that i'm still underage haha or else i'd apply , i'm brazilian too , nice to meet fellow countryman here . In addition to english i have knowledge of japanese and a little of german , not much though . As a fellow brazilian i'll be rooting for you jimmywalnut . Good Luck
  7. chrishpz
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    Damn, I live in the US or I'd sooooo apply for this job
  8. Gaming4lif3
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    shame its programming the thing i hate in IT

    looking forward to see the new HTML 5 design for this site hope its comes out this year

  9. Tamaster92
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    Would there be any aid in relocating from within the UK? Not expecting any monetary support obviously but help finding a good home etc would be nice for those elsewhere in the UK
  10. Scythe42
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    That would be a job I actually like to do and put my heart into. A job that is actually about something I like. Sounds pretty much like a dream job given what the site is about.

    But well I guess I am getting sorted out right away, 'cause somewhat overqualified to put it mildly, which is usually a no go.
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