Backend PHP Developer / SaaS Company / York / MVC Frameworks / MySQL

X4 Group Ltd
Yorkshire and the Humber
16 May 2018
24 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Backend PHP Developer with MVC Framework experience required in York / MySQL / Git / JavaScript

I wondered if I might be able to interest you in a new Permanent opportunity I have for a Backend PHP Developer, based in York.

Role: Backend PHP Developer
Location: York
Salary: £35,000

My client is looking for a PHP Developer to join their highly motivated and talented technology team based in York.

My client is a cloud based Saas platform designed to make marketing professionals lives easier, serving 50,000 companies with over 15 million users. Built around a scalable PHP/Laravel API and hosted on Amazon Web Services, and is delivered to users through native Android and iOS applications, as well as a responsive web application.

You will work in a fast-paced, fun and rewarding agile product development team. You will work with a team of PHP developers driving the development of our backend API project. You will collaborate with other disciplines across our platform to ensure that they develop and deliver a quality user experience.

Required Experience

    Significant commercial development experience in a team lead capacity.Strong PHP 5.6 and 7+ SkillsWorking with Modern PHP MVC frameworks (e.g. Zend Framework 2, Symfony 2+, Laravel 4+)Writing and documenting powerful RESTful API'sUnderstanding and integrating with 3rd party and vendor REST APIsVersion control systems such as Git or SVNSQL and NoSQL Databases (e.g. MongoDB and MySQL)*nix based systems (e.g. Linux, Debian)Unit, functional and E2E testing (PHPunit)Continuous integration/ deployment (Jenkins)A passion for writing clean, well documented and testable codeAgile and Scrum methodologyExcellent communication and people skills

    Desired Experience

      Transforming a monolithic API to microservices.ORM or ODM (eg. doctrine, propel)Amazon Web ServicesWorking with Vagrant & PuppetAtlassian tools Jira & Confluence

      Package / Benefits

        Competitive Salary24 days paid holiday per year (+ your birthday)Group Pension Plan, Income Protection and Life InsurancePrivate Medical Insurance / Cash PlanChildcare vouchersCycle-to-work scheme (leasing system for bikes)Gym and massage reimbursement (up to £30 per month for gym and £80 per quarter for massages)Access to online offers as well as our external Employee Assistance ProgramCroissant Fridays, fresh fruit and breakfastsPing Pong (if that's your thing)

        My client is looking to offer a salary of up to £35,000 and would be keen to start interviewing from Wednesday 16th May onwards. What are you up to currently? Do you think this role could be of interest?

        This is only a brief description of the role and I have a full job spec I can send across should you request it.

        It would be great to discuss further, if you could send me an updated CV to I can run through the position with you in more detail. They are looking to line up interviews quite quickly so if you could let me know your availability with regards to this as well that would help.

        I look forward to hearing from you

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