Remote PHP Developer

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - Software Developer
  • Location
    Leeds, West Yorkshire
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A financial services provider is looking for Backend Developers (Mid and Senior level) to join their team. These positions are fully remote.

As a Backend Developer, and along with the wider development team, you will help drive key projects to the next level. The most important skill you can bring to the table for this role is the ability to create well written and easily maintainable code, so if you have an understanding of OOP and SOLID Principals you're likely a good candidate for this position. You'll be expected to have some commercial development experience and a drive to use the latest technologies to create exciting and innovative products.

It's an exciting time to join the company, which has many IT transformation and development projects in the pipeline and an opportunity to help further shape the company's features and services.


The Backend Developer role will include the following duties and responsibilities:

* Designing and building new features and services
* Developing new REST APIs
* Writing unit tests to ensure high code coverage
* Suggesting and investigating alternative technologies to solve business issues
* Maintaining the database systems
* Developing the Continuous Integration system
* Create and maintain server configurations and provisioning
* Debugging and resolving bugs and performance issues


We are looking for someone with a background in backend development and an understanding of most of the following:

* Understanding of modern PHP development.
* PHP frameworks; preferably Symfony or Laravel
* SOLID Principles of Object Orientated Design (OOP)
* Ability to approach existing code, grasp its purpose and make changes
* Knowledge of coding standards and their application
* Knowledge of LAMP stack architecture

This is a great opportunity to make a real impact on some genuinely exciting development projects. For more information or to apply please respond to this ad.


* Remote working
* Up to 33 days' holiday including bank holidays plus long-service increase.
* Flexible hours
* Pension
* Staff Discount
* On Site Gym, Creche and Free parking if visiting office
Spring acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Spring Group UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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