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Back End Developer - PHP

Salary £25,000 - £30,000
Location London, Kings Cross
Job Type Permanent
Size 20-50
Job overview
Our client is a leading software business, whose clients include Warner Brothers and Conde Nast! They're looking for a Back End Developer with a minimum of 1-2 years' experience as a PHP Developer.

If you are looking for Backend PHP developer jobs in London and want to work for one of the UK’s most innovative mobile platforms, you’re in luck! If you have PHP skills and a Computer Science degree, apply for this Back End Developer job in London today!

Company profile

In this Back End PHP Developer job, you will be putting your PHP skills to the test, joining a fast-growing software business nestled in the heart of Central London. Powering publishing and engagement platforms for global businesses, their cutting-edge technology has won them a host of high-profile clients, including the biggest names in publishing, retail and media. Since their inception, the company have worked with the likes of Warner Brothers, IBM, Which? and Conde Nast, to name just a few!

Job description

In this Back End PHP Developer job, you will be working within a close-knit team of developers on a variety of challenging projects and client briefs. You will be helping to support and add new features to the distribution platform, as well as creating bespoke CMS features for customers and extending the authoring service. You will need to have at least 1-2 years’ experience as a Developer, and the ability to write neat and efficient code, as you’ll be working within an expert team to develop one of the UK’s slickest and most progressive mobile platforms.

Key responsibilities

In this Back End PHP Developer job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Helping to extend the authoring service, based on WordPress
  • Working to support and add new features to the distribution platform
  • Creating bespoke CMS features for customers
  • Collaborating with front-end and app developers, the product team and project managers
  • Responding to client support requests - fixing support, debugging and emailing
  • Participating in daily meetings, sprint planning meetings and retrospectives

Job requirements

  • At least 1-2 years’ working as a Developer
  • A 2.1 degree, in Computer Science or similar
  • Experience working with PHP, both functionally and OOP as well as some knowledge of Laravel or similar frameworks
  • Proficiency with WordPress – including plugins and custom themes.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • A team player!

Benefits of the job

  • A highly competitive starting salary of between £25,000 - £30,000
  • The chance to work in a highly social company with great perks including a summer Friday 2pm finish!
  • An annual training budget to attend conferences or undertake training of your choice
  • Plenty of opportunities to involve yourself in other areas of the tech stack to help develop your skills
  • A casual company with no dress code
  • An annual bonus which is based 50% on company performance, and 50% on personal performance

Looking for Back End PHP developer jobs in London and want to work for one of the UK’s most innovative mobile platforms? If you have PHP skills and a Computer Science degree under your belt, apply for this PHP Web Developer job in London today!

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