Back-end PHP Developer - York

Location
York, North Yorkshire
Salary
£28,000 - £38,000 per annum
Posted
16 Sep 2017
Closes
14 Oct 2017
Ref
1464891
Sectors
IT, Programming
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: Backend PHP Developer
Location: York
Salary: £28,000 - £38,000 Per Annum
Job type: Permanent

A rapidly expanding, award winning digital agency are currently seeking an enthusiastic full-time PHP developer to become part of a growing, young and ambitious team based in the centre of York.
We work with organisations all over the world, from small one-man businesses to international conglomerates. You will be joining their current team of 18 working in a friendly and informal environment, on both client projects and their own products. The ideal candidate will fit seamlessly into what is a very ambitious and growing agency.
You will be working on bespoke websites and web applications both independently and as part of a team, therefore the ability to use your initiative is a must in what is a fast paced and ever changing environment. You should have experience working with MySQL, OOP, MVC and a PHP framework such as Laravel (or be willing and keen to learn with direction).
We use a cutting-edge tech stack including the latest versions of PHP, Laravel and Elastic Search. We have zero-downtime deployment set up on several projects and take advantage of Travis CI to ensure our code is consistently stable. We are a fast moving team and as such, allow our developers to shape our 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.
We are accepting UK based candidates only, please only apply if you meet this criteria.

Essential Requirements
OO PHP 7 / MVC
MySQL 5.7
Git
Commercial awareness. You understand that you’re spending other people’s money to solve business critical problems, not geeking out for the sake of it
Self-sufficiency: initiative, time management, multi-tasking

Desirable
Laravel 5.5
Frontend UI development (not to fully build, but have the confidence to do small changes - HTML5, LESS, Gulp, Webpack)
Javascript/ES6
API development experience
Mobile development experience
Unix (daily desktop usage & server admin)
JIRA
The Perks
Full perkbox subscription
Beer fridays
Team outings (gokarting, paintballing, etc)
Flexible holidays
Young and enthusiastic team to work with
Salary is negotiable depending on experience

KEY SKILLS:
PHP, Laravel, MySQL, git, MVC

If you have further inquiries about this role, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at: 02033717671