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Volunteer Developers Wanted

Posted 02, Apr 2017



We’re looking for developers to assist with the new Fly UK website. If you’re a developer, please read on below or if you know someone who might be interested, please share this post with them.
 
Developer
 
You will be assisting with the development and testing of the new Fly UK website. Resources are needed in both back-end and front-end development so if you have experience in some but not all of the areas below please do get in touch. 
 
Working alongside our existing developers, you will need to be able to work as part of a collaborative development team and join in with work planning and communication using online tools. We use Skype, Slack and Visual Studio Team Services.
 
Skills & Experience:
  • Backend - PHP development using MVC, preferably with the Laravel framework
  • Front End - CSS, HTML and Javascript
  • Database development in MYSQL, ideally using the Laravel Eloquent framework
  • Source control using GIT
 
Desirable Criteria:
  • Bootstrap
  • VUE JS
  • Experience with project planning using Agile Methodologies
  • Laravel Backpack Admin framework
 
Fly UK is a leading international virtual airline for users of flight simulation software. Operating for over 13 years we’ve grown to become one of the most established and recognised VA’s in the simulation community. We are a not for profit organisation and our team work on a voluntary basis alongside enjoying their hobby.
 
Our website and systems are at the heart of our operation, servicing our 1000+ members from over 60 different countries. We receive around 150 PIREPs per day with each flight booked via our custom built website and recorded using our ‘SkyTrack’ flight logging software.
 
This is a great opportunity to put your skills and spare time to good use and help Fly UK to continue delivering an awesome, best in class virtual airline experience. 
 
To Apply:
 
Please email: sam.cogan[at]flyuk.aero and chris.sutcliffe[at]flyuk.aero
 
--- ENDS ---
 
For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us:
 
Chris Sutcliffe - Chairman/Founder
chris.sutcliffe[at]flyuk.aero
 
Sam Cogan
sam.cogan[at]flyuk.aero
 



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