Codemakers is an award-winning digital consultancy providing bespoke web and mobile apps for leading brands across multiple sectors. We love technology and get a real buzz from successfully applying it to a fast-paced, commercial world.
As a forward-thinking tech company, we have established our own Software-as-a-Service products, notably Shipmate – a delivery management platform for online merchants, which has seen incredible growth in the last 12 months, for which we have exciting plans for expansion this year, together with the imminent launch of another exciting SaaS product in the public transport sector.
We are looking for a PHP Developer to help support our existing development team and lead the development on key projects. The role would suit a competent experienced PHP developer wishing to take the next step in their career and become an influential member of a talented, ambitious team.
You will be responsible for:
The role includes a wide range of opportunities to continue to refine your skills, learn new programming languages and frameworks and specialise in the fields that suit you best. Career growth opportunities include the role evolving to Team Leader, Project Manager, Development Leader or Consultant over time.
We are specifically looking for a PHP developer with experience using Laravel or similar MVC frameworks to develop and maintain mid-scale web portals and APIs. Most of our solutions are deployed to Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure and there is the opportunity to support the devops aspects of the business as part of this role.
We are seeking a competent, experienced PHP programmer with a positive attitude eager to make an impact on projects, learn new skills and who has excellent communication skills. Prior commercial experience with evidence of influencing project outcomes or project leadership experience is essential. Demonstrable experience working with MVC frameworks, notably Laravel and interfacing with other systems and databases essential. Experience in database and application performance optimisation favourable.
In-line with recent Government guidance our team have been working remotely and we have decided to make remote working an option indefinitely into the future. We would therefore consider applicants outside of a regularly commutable distance to Derby working remotely for this role, but occasional in-person meetings will be required. Applicants therefore must reside in the United Kingdom.
The daily routine includes a video conference stand-up to make sure everyone is on track, plus there are weekly opportunities to socialise in Derby City Centre, the focus being Friday evenings with the opportunity to play 5-a-side football with colleagues and friends, followed by refreshments in one of the city’s many popular bars.
Please submit your CV along with a covering letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote vacancy reference CM-2108-3 with your application.
Your application will first be considered by our senior management team, who will invite you to a video interview if your application passes our initial criteria. Upon successful completion of your video interview, we will invite you to a second technical interview with key colleagues you will be working with, to determine where best you will fit in our team.
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.
We do not use recruitment agencies. All unsolicited communications from recruitment agencies, job board aggregators or outsourcing companies will be ignored and calls disconnected.
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