Senior PHP Web Developer / PHP Engineer

Spectrum IT Recruitment Ltd
London (Greater)
£25k - £55k pa
10 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior PHP Web Developer / PHP Engineer

PHP, MVC, Wordpress, CMS, MySQL

London, SE1

Start-Up culture

We are seeking skilled and passionate PHP Web Developers to work with a genuinely exciting start-up company based in central London. Founded by one of the UK's leading tech media entrepreneurs this venture is set to re-balance the freedom and accuracy of news journalism.

You will contribute to internal and external projects including development of the core platform, data processing and analytics tools. The platform is ripe for hacking so any knowledge of secure coding and encryption would be highly advantageous, however the company will provide PluralSight training should it be needed.

The main focus is back end development, leveraging large data sets to produce quality APIs driving a range of front end applications (JavaScript) and mobile apps.

The company is an established start-up with plenty of scope of innovation, creativity and the implementation of modern process and practices. We would like to see candidates who are passionate about best practice, quality and can apply creativity to solve technical challenges.

You will be working some of the news industries sharpest minds so a real passion for your work and personal investment in self-development is a must.


  • A deep understanding of PHP Web Development using Wordpress and/or similar CMS.
  • PHP 7+
  • Knowledge of MVC frameworks
  • Experience with MySQL, NoSQL and large data sets
  • Experience developing Web APIs
  • Git
  • Cloud, Docker or similar
  • Unit Testing / Automated Testing


  • Enthusiastic, Passionate and curious about technology
  • Strives for quality and best practice
  • Creative and innovative by nature

The company is based in an awe inspiring location with access to the latest tech and tools to give you every opportunity to be awesome.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity please get in touch and send your CV to ******************************** or via phone on **************

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