Software Engineer

“At KCS we’ve introduced a flexible hybrid work policy, where employees spend three days in the office and two days working from home. This approach promotes a balanced work environment that combines office collaboration with the comfort and convenience of remote work.”

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) is growing and growing fast, new opportunities are available and change is required to continue on our journey of success.  It’s an extremely exciting time to be joining our business!

We’re ranked No.37 in the Sunday Times HSBC international Track 200, a league table that ranks the top 200 of Britain’s mid-market private companies in order of fastest growing overseas sales.

As a market leader in developing and delivering fully integrated ecommerce solutions, our mission is simple: to design, implement and support high performance systems that enable our customers to sell their products online, as well as giving their customers access to their account with the ability to view invoices, statements and pay off their account.

At KCS the primary role of the Web Developer is to create and implement client-side solutions on top of the KCS Ecommerce Products. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Using PHP to produce user-friendly HTML web solutions.
  • Collaboration with other members of the team to improve usability on existing and new projects.
  • Working with the front-end developers with coding and investigation of issues.
  • Working with colleagues in other KCS teams with integration into ERP systems
  • Ensuring high-quality and efficient/optimised source code to maximise response times, and a slick user experience.
  • Maintain existing projects.
  • Liaising with clients where necessary.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Required Experience & Knowledge:

  • Experience in the following technologies
    1. PHP
    2. JQuery
    3. HTML
    4. Less/CSS/Flexbox
    5. Apache
    6. MySQL/MariaDB
    7. Linux (maintaining local website distributions)
    8. Git
  • Proven work experience in a Web Developer role
  • Experience in browser testing and debugging (e.g. Chrome Console)
  • Knowledge of SEO and its implementation
  • Knowledge of eCommerce
  • Experience of mentoring and supervising developers
  • Writing technical specifications

Ideal Experience & Knowledge:

  • Twig templating
  • Zend Framework/Laminas
  • MVC
  • Composer
  • Bower
  • Bootstrap
  • JIRA
  • Automated release procedures
  • Agile
  • JSON-LD rich snippets
  • Full stack development
  • Photoshop / Gimp
  • Mobile and desktop design practises
  • Web Services – SOAP/Restful / JSON/XML
  • A/B Testing
  • ASP.NET / C# / SQL Server / IIS

Skills & Qualities:

  • The ability to communicate ideas clearly, both verbally and via documentation.
  • The ability to work alone and collaborate remotely.
  • The ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • The ability to learn new/existing technologies.
  • Have experience of working in Linux environment and servers.
  • Please provide URL links to eCommerce websites that you have worked on.

Company Info

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) is a market leader in the development and provision of trading and financial software environments for specialist Distribution, Wholesale, Merchant and Retail industry sectors, addressing single- or multi-branch operations, as well as catering for organisations with ‘point-of-sale’ showrooms and warehouse.

This KCS Sales team member will be part of the overall North American sales team, the position will work across the K8 & Navigator and SmartDistributor product lines.

Equal Opportunities

KCS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires us to adjust the recruiting process please do advise us when contacted.

If this role is of interest to you please apply online.

Health and Safety

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 puts a legal obligation on KCS as an employer to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of its employees at work.

Employees also have a duty to take reasonable care for their own health and safety and of others who could be affected by their actions. Understanding the safety policies and co-operating with the arrangements that are in place is therefore an essential part of your employment.

To all recruitment agencies: KCS does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers site or direct to KCS employee. KCS is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.



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