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Senior PHP Engineer

SaaS start-up

Remote friendly, this award-winning online stock market research service are looking for a Senior PHP Engineer to help build their core applications.

The client

You’ll be working with a small team of finance experts and technologists to have a significant impact on the future of their SaaS platform and have complete ownership of your space.

The role

What will you be doing?

  • Help design and architect their main user-facing application.
  • Implementing innovative and often first-in-market product functionality.
  • Working with cross functional teams and adhering to the highest coding standards.
  • Taking ownership, being autonomous and collaborating in equal measure as required.
  • Working in an organisation-wide Agile/DevOps culture.
  • Making use of modern technologies, including Kubernetes, containerisation, and CD.
  • Joining in with code reviews, knowledge sharing, and mentoring.

What kind of background will you have?

They’re looking for someone with demonstrable commercial experience creating applications with PHP 7.x and Symfony, as well as a strong understanding of application and data architecture. They put a strong emphasis on engineering best practices and craftmanship so ideally you’ll be of a similar mind. A deep knowledge of relational and nosql databases such as MySQL and MongoDB would be great. It would be a bonus if you’ve worked with modern DevOps technologies but no problem if not, so long as you are happy to work in a real DevOps culture going forward.

The candidate

As a company they moved 100% remote long before Covid, as they feel it allows people to work at their most productive. They’ve got a decent sized training and development budget as well as offering 25 days holiday plus your bank hols. Salary wise, they’re thinking up to £75K, though can flex if the ideal candidate came along.

We welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Our team includes parents, the self-taught, the university-educated, and people of a wide variety of nationalities, ages, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Obviously, we’re looking to ensure it’s a solid fit from both sides: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day for work.

We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply to be part of life at Zebra People. We are committed to a fair and accessible recruitment process for all candidates. We would be happy to meet any accommodation requests during the application or interview process, please just let us know.