Senior PHP Developer

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Up to £55,000

GBP 55000

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Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

Senior PHP Developer – Exeter – £55,000-60,000 – SaaS

We are looking for a highly experienced senior full stack PHP developer to join their technical team in a full-time role. If you are a great team player, a problem solver, and enjoy writing modern, clean, highly performant code, and have worked on SaaS systems and/or software products – please get in touch!

You will be joining a development team of 7 and will focus on improving existing functionality within the product admin dashboard and backend as well as developing new features.

You will need to be comfortable with large scale refactoring of existing code and not be dependent on any specific PHP framework. Attention to detail, the ability to contribute and communicate ideas with a drive to create elegant, effective solutions is essential. Experience of deploying and migrating existing codebases to AWS is highly desirable.

About you:

  • At least 5 years commercial experience as a senior developer
  • Excellent working knowledge of pure PHP 8.2
  • Experience in deploying/migrating codebases to AWS
  • Familiarity with PHP frameworks such as Yii, Laravel or Symfony
  • MySQL- designing performant database schema
  • Docker/Webpack/Git
  • Root cause analysis skills
  • A positive, can-do attitude


  • Have previously worked as part of a SaaS and or product development team
  • Node.js
  • Firebase
  • Frontend experience, including JS frameworks such as Vue/Angular

You will be joining a company team of 32 with a brilliant office space in central Exeter (with parking), a fun collaborative culture, plenty of social events and a great benefits like YuLife Dental, Life & Illness cover. Named as one of the Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023.

Developers work Monday – Thursday at the office, and work from home Fridays.

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