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Graduate Backend Developer - Laravel

Salary £30,000 - £45,000
Location London, Remote (Must be UK based)
Job Type Permanent
Size 1-20
Job overview
We're on the lookout for a Junior Backend Developer to join an exciting digital transformation start-up. If you're an analytical graduate with PHP or Laravel experience, apply today!

Looking for Junior Developer jobs and Graduate Software jobs in London? Want to work for an exciting digital agency working with big-name clients including KPMG and Specsavers? If you have experience in PHP or Laravel, apply to this Junior Back-End Developer job in London today!

Company Profile

We're on the lookout for a Junior Laravel Developer to join an exciting digital transformation start-up. Delivering groundbreaking transformation projects for their clients, they work across a large scope of technology solutions. They have developed a cutting-edge scheduling tool for use at Glastonbury Festival, as well as an API which has served the top 4 Accounting firm, KPMG. Currently entering an exciting new phase of growth, they are now looking for a passionate and eager Junior Software Developer to join their expanding team!

Job Description

In this Graduate Software Developer job in London, you will be working closely with the Head of Technology, responding to client projects and gaining exposure to the most exciting technology solutions like machine learning, artificial intelligence, automation tools, SAAS and digital strategy. Your role will be focused on back end development of well tested APIs and other backend services using PHP Laravel framework so you will need to demonstrate project experience using this framework, whether from personal projects at university or in a commercial setting. As this role is mostly remote, you will have a great deal of autonomy, and will play a huge role in the development of the business.

*Please note this role is fully remote for now, but you may have to travel to London in the future*

Key Responsibilities

As a Junior PHP Software Developer, your tasks will include:

  • Communicating regularly with the client to make sure brief is delivered to spec and on time
  • Interpreting technical specifications and building services to fulfil project requirements
  • Constructing plans for use of technology
  • Integrating new solutions and extending current ones
  • Understanding the benefits and limitations of different algorithms upon practical application.

Job Requirements

  • Proficient knowledge in PHP and MVC architecture
  • Demonstrable projects using Laravel is a must.
  • Some experience in Wordpress / headless Wordpress / WooCommerce
  • REST and GraphQl specs
  • Basic knowledge of cloud technology (AWS, DigitalOcean, Firebase)
  • Basic knowledge of containerising applications with Docker and orchestrating deployments with Docker Composer and Kubernetes preferred

Benefits of the Job

  • £35 – 50 k (Flexible depending on experience)
  • Brand new company laptop (MacBook Pro M1)
  • Self-development budget to grow your skills
  • Flexible working hours, currently fully remote
  • Statutory holidays + 5 days Christmas / New Years break + birthday holiday (if on a weekday)
Looking for Software testing jobs in London and remote Software jobs? If you're an analytical graduate with experience in PHP and Laravel, apply to this Graduate Backend Developer job today!

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Megan Pease
Recruitment Consultant