Senior Software (PHP) Engineer

  Back to results

This is your chance to become a Senior Software (PHP) Engineer at a cutting-edge technology company based in Manchester!






Up to £50,000

GBP 50000

Date Added






Remote (Manchester 1 Day Per Week)

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

The Candidate are searching for a Senior Software (PHP) Engineer to join an innovative, tech focused business based in the heart of Manchester City Centre. With technology embedded in the heart of all they do, our client constantly strive to push the boundaries of their popular platform with new functionality, features, and an award-winning customer experience through the implementation of modern tech.

Due to the continued success over recent years, our client has ambitious plans to grow their renowned web platform as they strive to grow into new markets. Built on the concept of a truly positive working environment, the Senior Software (PHP) Engineer will join a progressive management team who are continually open to change and introducing new technology into their tech stack. Focusing on OOP PHP, you will be responsible for growing the development team whilst remaining entirely hands on and building new features & functionality into the web applications.

Reporting into the IT Manager, the software engineering team work on a predominantly remote basis with circa 1 day per week required in their Manchester office.

Keep reading to find out more about the role!

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Software (PHP) Engineer:

  • Creating web applications across a variety of in house systems using OO PHP
  • Contribute and lead on technical discussions with internal stakeholders regarding greenfield & existing projects.
  • Embed testing, usability & extensibility into new features of the platform.
  • Manage recruitment needs and interview processes as you expand the team around you.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous commercial experience building web applications and contributing towards new functionality & features for an online platform.
  • Highly knowledgeable across OOP using PHP.
  • Any exposure to PHP frameworks (Symfony, Laravel, Li3) is a bonus but in no way essential as training can be provided.
  • Confident across the full stack despite the back end focus using HTML, CSS & JavaScript. Any exposure to front end JavaScript frameworks including React / Angular is a bonus but again, not necessary as training can be provided.
  • Technically strong using SQL & MySQL as a DMS.
  • Personally driven by the concept of improving a well known platform alongside growing your own development team.

Why not apply for the role of Senior Software (PHP) Engineer today! Give us a call on 0161 833 1044 to hear more or apply now online.

Please note due to high volumes of applications unfortunately we are not always able to respond to all unsuccessful applicants. However we wish everyone who applies the very best with their job search. 

For all jobs click here!

For analytics roles, click here!

For our Agency opportunities click here. 

If it is digital jobs you are interested in click here.

To see all our creative jobs click here.

For all our marketing jobs click here..

For jobs in Technology click here. 

To read our blog on the latest industry news and advice click here!

Interested in telling a friend?

Recommend someone now for £250 Cashback. Click here!

Sign Up To Our Newsletter