Laravel Developer

London (Central)
12 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
OpenPlay is a digital platform connecting people to sports facilities and activities. It offers a search engine and a ‘nudge tool’ with curation based around user preferences, with quick easy online booking. It helps remove the barriers to getting active by making local facilities and activities available at the touch of a button. Its mission is to make sure that everyone has access to local sport and activities and connect people together around their activity preferences.

The Position

We’re looking for a experienced Laravel developer to join full time to help us with our growth and join the company at this exciting stage.

Day to day tasks

As with any startup the work is varied, but here's some of the things you may be working on

Add new features to our core booking system
Improving for our 30,000+ users
Developing new endpoints for our APIs
investigating new ares of interest for our business including mobile payments, keyless entry systems, iBeacons etc
Looking into react native for some upcoming apps we're developing
Salary range

£35,000-£50,000 dependent on experience/location

Tech stack

Laravel 5.x, Redis
Ionic hybrid apps
All hosted on AWS deployed via circleCI with forge/envoyer
Must haves

Experience with a Modern PHP MVC framework, preferably Laravel 5.x
Experience in HTML5, JS and CSS / SASS
Git workflow experience
Easy going nature (no prima donnas please) and self starters – you will have a high degree of autonomy in your day to day work.
Ability to know when to get something out of the door and when to step back and take time over a certain feature
Nice to haves

Working experience of writing automated tests (phpunit, dusk etc)
Basis sysadmin - i.e know your way around a server
Eye for design – we dont need to create UIs from scratch but ideally you would be able to create new pages based on other designs.

Our offices are based in Clerkenwell london and most days would be working from there - working from home for certain days is also possible for the right candidate as we are fully setup for this (Slack/hangoust etc)

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