Senior Backend Developer - Plug and Play


Senior Backend Developer

  • 27/02/2018
  • London/Guildford
  • £50,000 - £60,000 (salary based on experience)

This is a fun and exciting role for someone who loves working on cutting-edge projects.

As an agency we regularly manage several projects at a time so you need to love jumping into new projects with a blank canvas. You'll collaborate closely with our amazing front end developers, and will architect innovative solutions to complex problems.

We take on a wide range of projects for major businesses and household names as well as for small to medium sized customers.


  • Together with a team of skilled developers, be responsible for developing and maintaining all parts of complex websites
  • Spec out, architect and build complex backends, integrating with APIs
  • Be able to communicate effectively to all stakeholders, from project managers, to designers.
  • Be involved in code reviews, and strive for best practice
  • Maintaining a high awareness of industry issues and trends and emerging technologies

Essential Skills

  • 5+ years professional development experience 
  • PHP 5.6/7.1
  • MySQL 5.5+
  • Laravel experience, additional frameworks a bonus
  • Git (gitlab/github/bitbucket) 
  • Basic bash scripting and SSH knowledge
  • Vagrant / Docker knowledge
  • HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript / jQuery 
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills 

Desirable Skills

  • WordPress and WooCommerce
  • Linux server management (CentOs 6.6 or newer and Ubuntu 14.04 or newer)


  • 23 days holiday
  • You will be provided with a laptop you can take home
  • Flexible hours can be agreed
  • Half-day Christmas shopping day
  • Day off on your Birthday
  • Pension Scheme
  • Working in an awesome creative team