Web Developer - Backend - PHP

£25000 - £30000 per annum
01 Dec 2017
29 Dec 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
A rapidly expanding, award winning digital agency are currently seeking an enthusiastic full-time PHP developer to become part of a growing, young and ambitious team based in the centre of York.

We work with organisations all over the world, from small one-man businesses to international conglomerates. You will be joining their current team of 18 working in a friendly and informal environment, on both client projects and their own products. The ideal candidate will fit seamlessly into what is a very ambitious and growing agency.

You will be working on bespoke websites and web applications both independently and as part of a team, therefore the ability to use your initiative is a must in what is a fast paced and ever changing environment. You should have experience working with MySQL, OOP, MVC and a PHP framework such as Laravel (or be willing and keen to learn with direction).

We use a cutting-edge tech stack including the latest versions of PHP, Laravel and Elastic Search. We have zero-downtime deployment set up on several projects and take advantage of Travis CI to ensure our code is consistently stable. We are a fast moving team and as such, allow our developers to shape our workflow if you can demonstrate improvement.

The company are happy to speak with recent graduates, self-taught developers and experienced professionals. No qualifications are essential to this position, but an ability to demonstrate your work is.

We are accepting UK based candidates only, please only apply if you meet this criteria.

Essential Requirements:

- OO PHP 7 / MVC
- MySQL 5.7
- Git
- Commercial awareness. You understand that you're spending other people's money to solve business critical problems, not geeking out for the sake of it
- Self-sufficiency: initiative, time management, multi-tasking


- Laravel 5.5
- Frontend UI development (not to fully build, but have the confidence to do small changes - HTML5, LESS, Gulp, Webpack)
- Javascript/ES6
- API development experience
- Mobile development experience
- Unix (daily desktop usage & server admin)

The Perks:
- Full perkbox subscription
- Beer fridays
- Team outings (gokarting, paintballing, etc)
- Flexible holidays
- Young and enthusiastic team to work with

Salary is negotiable depending on experience

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