Senior PHP Developer - £75,000 - Coventry

  • Location:

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Software & Web Development, Open Source

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Aldridge

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Senior PHP Developer

Skills: Strong PHP Skills including frameworks

Location: Coventry (2/3 days in office)

Salary: Up to £75,000 (DOE)

An outstanding opportunity has arisen to join a disruptive business in the Coventry area working as a Senior back-end (PHP) Developer to support their ambitious regrowth plans. Challenging yet totally rewarding projects and tasks to be done! - Does this sound good to you? Then please apply today!

The role:

These guys have just been acquired by a huge international company with the idea of their business and services to also expand globally going from hundreds to the thousand clients in years to come! They are on the hunt for a highly skilled PHP Developer to completely re-build and get their platform up to scratch with the latest technology and dependencies… This is NOT for the faint hearted!

This will be suitable for a strong PHP developer from either a smaller company/ start-up background that has had high amounts of exposure to architecture with an interest in infrastructure and getting their code to run in real-life, that is used to and desires lots and lots of autonomy that can work independently/ in a very close-knit team.

Aside from being a kick-ass PHP Developer, you will have heaps of opportunities to suggest and realise what YOU feel could make the business' platform stronger and better than ever so you will be vocal and really have the chance to have your say and not just be told what to do!

As you will be joining right at the early stages of re-growth, you will also have the opportunity to shape the whole development team under you and also mentor more junior developers and support them under your wings!

About the company:

The business is in the events industry and are on the path to being back better than ever since covid! Since being acquired, they now have the investment and stabilisation to get back striving and have a hugely exciting time ahead of them with a brand new office in Coventry that has just been purchased and ready to expand into!

This is your chance to get involved in something right from the get-go and see your work make a huge impact!

They strive to create an open culture where people can be themselves, work collaboratively and also have fun. They are passionate about nurturing their staff to ensure they can be the best possible version of themselves and have a very democratic environment!

About you:

They are looking for an honest individual whose opinions will be truly valued, a creative thinker who is bursting with ideas to help the business develop, and that you are hard-working, driven and passionate about your work.

Requirements (one or more of the below):

  • Strong PHP Development skills
  • Frameworks including Laravel, Maria DB
  • Microsoft Azure (or other cloud platforms with a desire to learn Azure)
  • Any previous exposure to systems architecture and infrastructure is a huge bonus or some understanding with the desire to learn would be acceptable
  • Happy with mentoring other engineers in the near future with any experience of this currently would be great!

Are you up to the challenge? - Get applying now!

Senior PHP Developer

Skills: Strong PHP Skills including frameworks

Location: Coventry (2/3 days in office)

Salary: Up to £75,000 (DOE)

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