Senior PHP Developer




Anita Dale


North Yorkshire


IT & Digital


Up to 33 days holiday with loyalty entitlement, flexi time, staff discount, pension, free parking, nights out, free workwear

Start Date

Senior PHP Developer with knowledge of MVC frameworks and OO PHP is sought by a leading financial service provider based near York. The company are highly regarded as market leaders with the majority stake in their field and with an ever growing international presence there is a unique opportunity to join at an exciting phase of growth for the company.

The Role:

Reporting to the Web Manager, as Senior PHP Developer you will be responsible for:

  • Programming new features and/or services required by the business
  • Development of unit tests to ensure optimal code coverage
  • Debugging and resolving any bugs/defects that are reported
  • Analysing work requests, estimating and planning for implementation
  • Designing and maintaining the Database systems and related data
  • Monitor and review server/application performance and ensure working optimally
  • Ensuring all automated tests are running and reporting as expected
  • Lead the project/feature life cycle from initial idea to implementation and support
  • Review team members code
  • Create and maintain technical diagrams and supporting information
  • Supporting members of the team
  • Training and knowledge transfer to the team
  • Create and maintain deployment scripts
  • Create and maintain server provisioning code
  • Leading team to ensure standards and processes are met and followed
  • Working with IT and Marketing departments
  • As a first line of defence taking responsibility for identifying and assessing compliance and operational risks together with delivering mitigating controls

The successful Senior PHP Developer will have the following skills:

  • Strong web development experience in a commercial environment
  • Solid understanding of MVC and OO PHP development
  • Experience with PHP frameworks, ideally Symfony 3 & 4, Laravel
  • Understanding of MySQL and relational database design
  • Experience with LAMP stack architecture, particularly in a cloud environment
  • Experience with Docker & Ansible
  • Commercial experience with version control in a team environment
  • Ability to approach existing code, grasp its purpose and make changes confidently and safely
  • Experience commenting code and writing documentation where appropriate
  • Experience with writing application unit & integration tests
  • Knowledge of coding standards and their application
  • Continuous deployment
  • Experience of Mentoring a team
  • Security conscious approach to development
  • Due to office location, driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential

In return for your hard work, you will be rewarded with:

  • Up to £45,000 salary
  • Up to 33 days’ holiday including bank holiday plus increase with length of service
  • Excellent flexible working arrangement
  • Onsite crèche
  • Staff discount
  • Government pension
  • Free parking
  • Free hot drinks
  • Free workwear

Senior PHP Developer – MVC, OO PHP, MySQL, LAMP, Docker, Ansible, Symfony, Laravel

York, North Yorkshire – commutable from Harrogate, Leeds, Selby, Wetherby

Up to £45,000 + benefits




North Yorkshire


United Kingdom



Job Type:



Full Time

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