Senior PHP Developer - FinTech

Oakwell Hampton Ltd
£35,000 - £40,000
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior PHP Software Engineer

£35,000 - £40,000


An exciting opportunity to work in a small dedicated agile team of technologists who embrace change, craftsmanship, quality and delivering business value in short life cycles.

This is a fantastic opportunity that offers variety, innovation, and unique challenges every day.

Who we are?

A maturing Fintech start-up in Greater Manchester (Altrincham) who are changing the market with a progressive approach to finance, lending and investing.

What will you be doing?

You will be joining a small, dynamic and highly creative team of experienced developers working in a very entrepreneurial and rewarding environment to work on a revolutionary and very exciting market leading financial products. This will involve the on-going development of a game changing client facing and back-end interface to merchants, credit reference agencies and a direct debit processor. The current development is built in a bespoke MVC, however we are currently migrating it over to Laravel to utilise its new functions and to help with stability in our development team. As a senior developer you will be responsible for leading projects, understanding the requirements and solutions, running an agile board along with sprints.

What we expect from you...


  • Computer Degree or equivalent requiring strong analytical & technical skills

Key skills:

  • PHP5+ with excellent knowledge of Object Oriented development principles, design patterns practice, SOLID principles.
  • PHPUnit
  • Laravel 5.1 or greater
  • SQL
  • JavaScript, jQuery
  • 5 years of commercial development experience

Desirable skills:

If you don?t have them we will get you up to speed

  • RESTful API design & development
  • Version control - GIT, GitHub
  • Test driven approach to development
  • Mongo DB
  • Scrum
  • PHPStorm IDE
  • Vue JS

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