Back End PHP Developer

  • Location: Derby City Centre, United Kingdom
  • Salary: Up to £35k + benefits
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: January 18, 2019

PHP Developer, Derby, up to £35k + benefits

We are seeking a highly talented and experienced PHP Developer with knowledge of Laravel to join our dedicated team of developers, working on our high profile customer contracts and helping shape our rapidly growing SaaS product offerings including our flagship delivery management platform, Shipmate.

The successful candidate will be a problem solver, analytical thinker and able to communicate effectively with team members and clients alike. This opportunity is ideally suited for an individual passionate about delivering software to the very best standards and keen to implement and champion the use of industry best practices, design patterns and testing methodologies.

At Codemakers we value our team above everything else and offer a modern, city centre working environment, flexible working arrangements, frequent team socials and the opportunity to attend industry conferences and events.

The Experienced PHP Developer should have many of the following:

  • Extensive PHP development experience developing applications and APIs to scale
  • Sound knowledge of object-oriented programming principles
  • Substantial knowledge of MVC frameworks including Laravel
  • Demonstrable use of Git version control best practices
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies

Applicants with the following skills and experience will be considered favourably:

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Swift
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) products and services
  • Devops frameworks including Chef and Packer

In addition to working with our highly talented team and some fantastic, household name clients, you will be rewarded with an employment package including:

  • Starting salary of up to £40,000 depending on experience
  • An entrepreneurial, inspiring company culture
  • The ability to influence the way we operate and deliver projects
  • Car parking space
  • Personal development scheme and allowances
  • Bupa private medical insurance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Frequent team away days and socials

Find out more about Careers at Codemakers.

How to apply

Please send your CV and a short note explaining what you would like to gain from your new role by email to Please quote vacancy reference CM-1812-1 with your application.

The Application Process

Your application will first be considered by our senior management team, who will invite you to a telephone interview if your application passes our initial criteria. Upon successful completion of your telephone interview, we will invite you to a face-to-face interview and assessment day at our Derby City Centre offices.

Codemakers is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age or any other illegal or unfair basis.

Important: Recruitment Agencies

We do not use recruitment agencies. If you are a recruitment agency or any other company offering recruitment services and call us, you imply your agreement to and are bound by the following terms: that Codemakers Limited will invoice you £500.00 + VAT for each call received, with payment due within 14 days.