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Job Posting:
Tilllate Media Seeks Senior PHP Developer (Glasgow, UK)
Feb 19, 2010 @ 20:59:42

Company Tilllate Media
Location Glasgow, UK
Title Senior PHP Developer

Tilllate Media Ltd operates tilllate.com in the UK and publishes tilllate magazine. tilllate.com is the largest nightlife and clubbing social network in the world with sites currently operating in 12 European countries and regularly attracting over 3.5 million visitors a month. In the UK, tilllate.com attracts over 250,000 visitors a month. tilllate magazine was launched in Sep 2009 when Tilllate Media recruited the editorial and design team of the long-established dance magazine M8 to create the world’s essential clubbing magazine.

The Senior Developer role will play an important part in specifying our in-house technology requirements and developing exciting new features for the site. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal communication skills and good attention to detail. Most likely the successful candidate will be someone who has a computer science background with/or considerable industry experience.


  • working with the development team leader and designer/integrator to understand tilllate's business requirements.
  • contributing to the strategic development and specifications for improvements to the online system.
  • specifying and maintaining the internal systems and hardware required for the in-house development team.
  • managing our servers and the relationship with our external hosting company.
  • management of junior developers (as/if required).
  • ensuring that all work is backed-up on a regular basis.
  • testing and trouble-shooting.


  • first class PHP/MySQL programming skills. Additional programming skills (eg AJAX) would be an advantage.
  • considerable experience working within a LAMP development environment.
  • experience using version control and disciplined software development methodologies.
  • excellent systems/sever/DBA skills and experience.
  • a willingness to employ code documentation/commenting practices.
  • staff management skills would be an advantage.

This is a full time position and an opportunity to work on a large, sophisticated, ongoing international project. The salary range will be dependent on the skills, experience, and expectation of the individual applicant.

Please submit your CV and a letter of application to john.muir@tilllate.com. Please ensure that you also include links to any projects that you have directly contributed to. We are looking to establish our in-house development team as quickly as possible, as such; interviews of potentially suitable candidates will take place as soon as possible after an appropriate application is received. It is likely that our interview process will be in two parts, with the second part involving the review/discussion of a hypothetical brief.

If you require any additional information or clarification, don't hesitate to contact john.muir@tilllate.com.

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