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Back End PHP Developer

  • Job reference: DEIT370
  • Location: North Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Software Development
Job description: My Client, a digital agency dealing with projects across the globe, is currently looking for 2 Backend PHP Developers to join their young and ambitious team in the York area.

The company has been established for over 6 years and has a particular focus on Laravel Development, winning multiple awards along the way. It is currently one of the fastest growing agencies in the North, and they have worked with over 250 businesses during this time including the NHS, various Universities, and Jaguar Landrover just to name a few. As you may be able to tell, they've got a very good reputation and their work is top notch!


The Role

You will be working on bespoke websites and web applications, both individually and collectively with a group, so using your initiative is a must in what is a fast paced and constantly evolving environment. You will need to have experience working with MySQL, OOP, MVC and a PHP framework (eg. Laravel) or at least be very keen and motivated to learn a PHP framework - at least 1 year professional experience is required.

The company use a cutting-edge technology stack including the most up to date versions of PHP, Laravel and Elastic Search. There is zero-downtime deployment set up on a number of projects and you will take advantage of Travis CI tool to ensure the code is consistently stable. They are made up of a fast moving team and as such, allow their developers to shape the 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.

The company can only accept UK based candidates; please only apply if you meet this criteria.


Essential Requirements

* OO PHP 7 / MVC
* MySQL
* Git
* Commercial awareness
* Initiative, time management, multi-tasking


Desirable Requirements

* Laravel (5.5 pref.)
* Frontend UI development (just the confidence to make small changes - HTML5, LESS, Gulp, Webpack)
* Javascript or ECMAScript 6/7
* API development
* Mobile development
* Unix (daily desktop usage & server admin)
* JIRA


The Perks

* Perkbox subscription
* Beer Fridays
* Team outings (go karting, paintballing, etc)
* Flexible holidays


In the first instance, please send me your CV along with your portfolio to be considered or alternatively, please contact Danny Eccles at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208958 for more information.

If this role isn't for you, we do also offer a referral bonus of £250 for every new candidate you refer to us that we place in a position for more than 13 weeks. That's £250 just for forwarding a job advert to a friend!