Full-Stack PHP Developer

Full-Stack PHP Developer

Job Title: Full-Stack PHP Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: 7937276_1585324463
Contact Name: Callum Davidge
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Job Published: March 27, 2020 15:54

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic PHP Developer to join a fantastic digital agency client of mine based in their Oxford office to help them produce industry leading solutions. You'll be working collaboratively as part of a close knit, fully integrated team to build and maintain world-class websites.

The role will give you fantastic exposure to a number of different areas - this could be the building of a new customer website from scratch, developing cutting edge integrations or refactoring legacy code into something better. The work is varied and very fast paced and as an integrated agency there will always be someone available to offer support, bounce ideas off or collaborate with.

Their current client portfolio boasts a variety of different technologies, there's always something new. They use the latest tools to support development, primarily in Laravel powered by PHP 7. Their technology stack also includes the Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana stack. They use services like Redis for caching and are moving towards Swagger for their API documentation. You'll be part of a team that builds the brains of the platform writing a REST API with tests. Using the documentation, you've provided the JavaScript team will plug in your APIs.


  • Have experience in PHP development with an MVC PHP framework such as Laravel, Symfony, Zend, etc.;
  • Have written API documentation or used tools such as Postman and Paw to capture how APIs should be used;
  • Have experience using version control software such as Git, Mercurial, Bitbucket and SVN;
  • Demonstrate an ability to estimate accurately and give a detailed breakdown on how you'll solve an issue;
  • Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming;
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns;
  • Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages;
  • Are familiar with common development methodologies such as Waterfall or Agile.


  • An excellent salary based on experience;
  • Great benefits, think laptop, travel expenses covered and all that stuff;
  • Yearly bonus scheme, pension scheme and free private healthcare;
  • Flexible working - choose your hours around our 4 core hours, and work from home once per week;
  • 25 days paid holiday including a holiday sales and purchase scheme;

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