Mid/senior Laravel developer (London onsite or UK remote)

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 https://www.openplay.co.uk 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

£30,000-£50,000 dependent on experience/location

Tech stack

* Laravel 5.x, Redis
* Bootstrap
* GitHub
* Ionic hybrid apps
* All hosted on AWS deployed via codeship 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.

Nice to haves

* Working experience of Angular and writing automated tests (phpunit, dusk etc)
* 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.


You can choose to work from our offices in London (we have an amazing space in Clerkenwell), remote (MUST be in UK), or a mixture of both – whats important is that you’re available during standard UK office hours - main communication is via Slack/Skype. Please be aware that we are expanding internationally so there may be some travel involved.

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