Senior PHP Software Engineer

Call us: 01462 481005


Salary: NEG

industry: Digital Marketing and Technology

The successful candidate will report to the Software Development Manager (SDM) and work closely with existing software engineering teams to deliver new functionality.

Our client seeks professional, positive people who like to solve problems. They are a friendly company who believe in openness and want people to feel comfortable and safe whilst performing their role.

Note that this role will require occasional travel. This role will require three days onsite per week at the  office.

Essential Experience / skills
- 5+ years PHP
Excellent working experience and knowledge of PHP, object oriented programming and unit / integration testing.
- Laravel and Lumen frameworks
Solid working experience with these frameworks.
- Git
Experience writing complex queries and integrating PHP applications with large MySQL databases.

Experience within the following areas is useful but not essential (note that developers will be supplied with MacBooks):
- Jira
- Bitbucket
- Docker
- PHP Storm

The right candidate must be able to work effectively within a team. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both a written and verbal capacity is essential. Self-organisation and reliability is also extremely important.

Please note, you will be required to provide a basic Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate (DBS) upon an offer being made for this position.

They can offer you:-

A brilliant opportunity to develop your career & work in a fast-paced, fun and growing company where every employee has an important part to play in helping you reach your goals.
They have invested in creating an awesome office environment complete with their own in-house chef, a games room and the best video conferencing equipment to make it a fantastic place to work.
Their flat structure, transparency and supportive culture mean that the team are instilled with a strong sense of purpose and ownership, all whilst being supported to reach career and development goals.

Here are just a few further things that they are proud to say they offer:

• Competitive salary + annual bonus
• Breakfast & lunch prepared by the our team chef, with the occasional treat thrown in too!
• Longevity bonuses, wellness incentive & company goal bonuses
• Option to work from home on Wednesdays and Fridays
• Free gym membership
• Free private healthcare
• A free parking space for those that drive to the office, or a short 5 minute walk from the train station
• 20 holiday days a year, with the option to buy / sell / rollover 3

We look forward to receiving your CV.

Please note: due to the high volume of CV’s we receive, we are unable to respond personally to all applications. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days of your application, please take your application as unsuccessful on this occasion. Good luck with your job search.

Arena Personnel Ltd – Letchworth Garden City’s independent recruitment agency.

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