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PHP Developer - Laravel

Job Title: PHP Developer - Laravel
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Remote
Salary: 40000 - 61000
Contact Name: mark leader
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

My client, a recently funded FinTech Start-up are on the lookout for a PHP (Laravel) developer to join their team ASAP.

This is a fully remote role.

They are looking for a driven, enthusiastic and talented Senior Backend PHP (Laravel) developer to become an integral part of their growing, young and ambitious team. The ideal candidate will fit seamlessly into what is a very ambitious and growing business, taking responsibility for the development and maintenance of their backend API and admin panel. They’re at an integral part of their growth and need the best people around to keep up the significant traction they have built.

As an Senior Backend PHP (Laravel) Developer you will drive and contribute to the development of features, fixing bugs and issues, reviewing code from others in the team and making a key contribution to the entire development lifecycle, from conception and discovery through development and delivery whilst maintaining a conscious effort to keep aligned to agreed priorities and set development windows, helping the business achieve its strategy in a timely and cost effective manner


You will be working on a bespoke web application taking direction from both technical and non-technical stakeholders, taking ownership of new features in the platform, 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 Symfony.

They use a cutting-edge tech stack including the latest versions of PHP, Laravel and Elastic Search.

The ideal candidate will efficiently and quickly write PHP in a timely and scalable way in order to improve the code-base of the company's products in meaningful ways. This candidate will be able to test the code and make adjustments where necessary. They should also be experience in contributing to the whole software design lifecycle. 



·MySQL 5.7


·Experience with continuous integration / continuous deployment

·Ability to demonstrate previous apps or projects you have worked on

·Understanding QA and testing environments 

·Knowledge of working in Agile


·Laravel 5.5


·API development experience

·JIRA, Trello, Confluence

·Comfortable with TDD

·Knowledge of working in Agile

·Experience working with and mentoring more junior developers

·Experience with financial applications


·Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field

·Experience in software development

·Passion for best design and coding practices

·Strong knowledge of relational databases, tools and PHP skills