Sr PHP Software Engineer - Agile London to £70,000

Emponics Ltd
Covent Garden
to c£70,000 + bens
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior PHP Software Engineer . Back End . Our client is a large retail organisation part of a FTSE100 group is expanding and excited to be able to establish a brand new Agile development team in Central London!

They are part of a rapidly growing group with offices around the UK , Europe and beyond . They are growing and need to build with a skilled and enthusiastic Senior back end Software Engineer to join their existing Software Development Team and be a core part of the first London based extension to their rapidly growing tech team.

This is an opportunity to join a dynamic and exciting department in an expanding award winning growth business. They have retail presence spanning the UK and Europe with lots more plans in action for future growth . Salary is in a range to £70,000 negotiable depending on your experience and seniority

Key Responsibilities:

Scope solutions for the business system in line with business requirements within the Scrum Team.

Write, test and implement software solutions.

Provide technical support and advice regarding software implementation to other developers.

Assist with the management of software development workflows.

Communicate effectively with the rest of the UK/European IT Team (located outside of London), particularly the Software Development Manager.

Essential skills:







Linux/UNIX experience

4+ years of experience building web applications

Excellent communication skills

Effective time management

Able to work to tight deadlines

Experience using Agile methodologies

Desirable skills:


Javascript frameworks e.g. React/Vue

Other developing internet/web/scripting languages (i.e. Ruby, Python)

Continuous integration

Experience in using Jira

About the company :

They have grown from a startup with a couple of people in 2003 to employing over 2500 in 2017. We have an established UK operation, and we are expanding in Europe with operations in the Netherlands, France and Germany. We are part of a FTSE100 Group.

From an IT perspective they are unique; the majority of software that runs the company is developed and maintained in-house. Using open-source technologies, everything from our consumer website, our shop tills, to our warehouse stock control has been created from the ground up.

The IT team currently totals 25 people spanning software development and technical support, split between their Bridgwater (UK) and (Netherlands) offices. They now have an exciting opportunity to establish a team in Central London.

What we're looking for in our Senior Software Engineer:

Enthusiasm for internet technology. A real interest in keeping up to date with the latest in web development; languages, methodologies, standards and everything else. A desire for creating high quality, well designed, standards-compliant, modern and smart web-applications.


Colleague Discount, Holiday (20 days rising to 25 days), Life Assurance, Company Pension, Share/Stock Options

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