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Senior PHP Developer in Watford, UK

  • Reference - SS39830
  • Permanent
  • £60,000 - £90,000 per annum

Senior Backend Developer

Are you experienced in back-end development? Do you see yourself categorised as a Senior PHP Developer? If so, this job will be more than perfect for you! I'm working with a rapidly growing company in the gaming community. They have rapidly grown since their founding, and they offer both marketing / development for their clients and power the marketing / technology for hundreds of sites throughout the UK. They also have a lot of very appetising benefits! This role is based in Watford and will require you to go into the office 3 times a week.

If this sounds like it could be of interest, please see more details below:

Senior Backend Developer

The Backend Developer can expect to have the following responsibilities:

As Backend Developer, you will be a critical part of this company as it grows. You will be working on multiple platforms and help build the functionality for White Label client solutions. The client portfolio and exposure you could gain will speak for itself! You will be involved with:

  • Work in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Deliver new functionality to platforms.

The Backend Developer will require the following experience:


  • Excellent experience with PHP
  • Experience with Laravel or Symfony
  • Good knowledge and understanding of LAMP
  • Experience in writing automated / integration tests using PHPUnit / Mockery
  • Great understanding of databases such as MySQL
  • Writing efficient database queries.
  • SOLID principles
  • Knowledge of Ansible / OOP / Git / DevOps / CI/CD principles


Have you got any of these additional skills?

  • Knowledge of Jira
  • Understanding of Bitbucket
  • Docker / Containerisation
  • Knowledge of 12 Factor
  • PHP Storm IDE

How do you get involved?

If you're interested in the ad or know someone who could be, who has all the requirements in PHP Development, please get in contact! We will be more than happy going over the job itself in more detail, please contact Scott at explore.

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