PHP Developer

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Are you searching for an opportunity to join the next big tech powerhouse as a PHP Developer?






Up to £35,000

GBP 35000

Date Added






Remote - Manchester/Newcastle/Middlesbrough (1 day per week)

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

The Technology & IT recruitment team at The Candidate are proud to be partnered with an eCommerce leader in their search for a PHP Developer. With incredible plans to become the most renowned technology business in eCommerce across the whole of the world, the PHP Developer will be joining a notoriously positive and ambitious team who pride themselves on their structured progression, bespoke development and confidence to challenge truly complex technical issues.

As the PHP Developer, you will be joining a niche team which focus on the greenfield development of bespoke functionality and software for a variety of eCommerce businesses. You will work directly alongside an experienced Senior Developer as you bring fresh ideas to create complex solutions to real life business issues. From a technical stance, the business is highly flexible and implement a variety of PHP frameworks dependant upon the clients requirements. If you have experience with PHP frameworks such as Laravel or Zend, or if you have strong knowledge of Vanilla PHP but would like to get stuck into wider PHP Frameworks, this is a role which will offer a strong amount of training and structured progression to enhance your career.

Our client has offices in Manchester, Newcastle and Middlesbrough for which you will be needed to head into the office once a week. The rest of the week will be entirely remote and flexible. You will have the autonomy to manage your own workload and prioritise your time to secure the best work / life balance.


Key Responsibilities of the PHP Developer:

  • Create bespoke experiences across web and software for leading UK brands alongside a wider team of creative developers.
  • Contribute to the resolution of highly technical issues whilst working closely with a multifunctional technical team to identify key opportunities to build unique digital experiences.
  • Proactively improve your technical knowledge by remaining up to date with modern frameworks and methodologies.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Ideally you’ll be commercially experienced in PHP development but our client will consider candidates who boast a strong portfolio and a passion to pursue a career in PHP development
  • Knowledgeable across full stack development being able to delve into front end wit HTML, CSS & JavaScript.
  • Any exposure to modern frameworks across PHP and JavaScript, for example Laravel / Symfony or React / Angular / Vue, would be a bonus but it’s not essential as training will be provided for the successful candidate
  • Training or qualified within a technical capacity, whether this be a degree or through coding courses etc
  • Able to commute to either the Manchester, Newcastle or Middlesbrough office once a week with the capability to work remotely 4 days per week.

What’s In It For You:

  • Salary up to £35,000
  • Unlimited annual leave
  • Structure career progression with freedom to choose your own career path
  • Freedom to delve into modern frameworks and build bespoke experiences UK leading brands

Don't hesitate - apply online today, or contact our Technology Recruitment Team on 0161 833 1044 or email [email protected]

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