PHP Software Engineer - Laravel, AWS, High traffic

Prism Digital
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

PHP Software Engineer - Laravel, AWS, MongoDB, TDD, DevOps, High traffic

A well-known online company is looking to expand their PHP Software engineering team based in London. The company prides itself on its laid-back working atmosphere within an Agile/ SCRUM environment- 2 week sprints with daily stand-ups. The team is built of senior software engineers on a flat hierarchy, information and knowledge sharing is key and everyone is really encouraged to develop their skillset- with annual company budget allocated to conferences/events that you are interested in.

As a PHP Software Engineer you will be within a sub team of 25 engineers. You will have a strong PHP Software Engineering background working with modern technologies building highly scalable platforms, ideally for high traffic sites. You will deliver high quality code, enjoy problem solving and finding the most efficient routes. Most of their code is written in PHP but a small percentage is in Python and Node.

Required skills:

  • 5+ years PHP Engineering experience
  • Great experience with the whole LAMP stack
  • Great OOP PHP experience
  • Strong PHP MVC experience - ideally with Laravel or Symfony
  • Strong relational database experience
  • Good experience with command lines
  • Experience with high traffic websites
  • Experience building highly scalable platforms
  • Excellent communication skills

Bonus experience / knowledge:

  • DevOps
  • Docker
  • TDD/unit testing
  • Redis
  • AWS
  • Docker
  • RabbitMQ
  • Continuous integration
  • Machine Learning
  • Python
  • Node
  • Good cultural fit - laid back attitude and flexible


  • Performance based Bonus
  • 25 Days Holidays
  • 6% Pension contribution
  • Life Insurance 4x annual salary
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Subsidised Gym membership
  • Funded company sports activities
  • Childcare vouchers
  • 1 day a month on personal development (learn new technologies)

PHP Software Engineer - Laravel, AWS, MongoDB, TDD, DevOps, High traffic