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Senior Developer

Location: Solihull Hybrid
Contact: 0121 651 11 25   
Salary: £38,000 - £52,000
Full Time: 8.30 - 17.00 Monday to Friday
Holidays: 26 days per year + Bank Holidays

Contact: careers@iknowchurch.co.uk

About Edit Websites Ltd

Edit Websites Ltd is the UK’s leading Christian Software Company having developed Church Edit and iKnow Church. The software has been developed inhouse and is provided as Software As A Service where we develop, host and support clients using our tools. We are a small and friendly team whose software is used by 1,000s of organisations all around the UK.

Here are a few things Developers have recently said about working at Church Edit & iKnow Church:

"Going from a larger company who had no idea what they were doing from top to bottom to a smaller company who know exactly what they are doing in every aspect."

"As a small company, your work will have immediate impact upon the real users. Your ideas about improvements will be seriously listened to, without being dismissed out of hand. Managers actually listen to what you are saying, and actual have an idea what you are talking about"

"Working as a developer with Edit Websites is a rewarding experience, allowing me to work on a variety of challenges from small changes to whole module redesigns, which constantly encourages personal growth and learning. Working within such a friendly team also creates a unique positive, supportive and collaborative atmosphere."

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Full Stack Senior Developer to join our team and help us to continue building great software for our clients.

Our software is continually being developed so a successful candidate will be adding new features and developing the products. As part of a small development team you will be making changes to software that is used daily by people around the UK and increasingly across the world.

Developments will include whole new modules as well as adding enhancements to existing features.

You will be involved in the planning of new features and bring these ideas to life in a way that really helps our clients. The software you develop will make a real difference to our clients as you will see from the feedback received when your work is released.

You must have at least 5 years commercial programming experience working with other developers. As a Senior Developer you may also be involved in mentoring and supporting other developers ensuring that code is written to a high standard.


  • Writing code to a high standard
  • Reviewing / Submitting PRs via Github
  • Manage roll out of new features including development, testing and release
  • Technical environment; PHP, Laravel and CodeIgniter, MySQL, React, AWS, Rest APIs, Docker, Trello


  • PHP, SQL (MySQL), JavaScript, CSS, XML, HTML5, JQuery, AJAX, JSON, Laravel or CodeIgniter, GitHub
  • The will to explore and experiment with new technologies.
  • Excellent testing methodology
  • Able to handle pressure and tight deadlines
  • Ideally with experience working on AWS services (S3, EC2, CloudFront)

Working at iKnow Church and Church Edit

You get to work in a friendly team making a difference in organisations around the UK as well as:

  • 1 day a month to learn something new - everyone gets one Friday free each month to learn something new to help them in their personal development. You might want to learn a new programme or skill which is why we set aside 12 days a year to work on your own learning or project.
  • Your birthday off - no one should have to work on their birthday. So if yours falls on a working day then you get to take the day off.
  • Quarterly Socials - mid quarter we meet for a social - previous socials have included H1 Arcade, paintballing and bowling
  • Paid for eye test per year with £49 contribution towards glasses if required
  • Paid for mini-valet of your car every 3 months
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