Senior PHP Developer


Senior PHP Developer

**Please note this is an example position based on the type of positions we hire**

If you are an experienced Senior PHP Developer then our high-growth technology client has a great opportunity for you.

Due to an astonishing rate of growth our client based, just outside Exeter, are excited to add passionate and like-minded individuals to their fun-loving team.

We are looking for:

An exceptional, innovative and highly motivated Senior PHP Developer to contribute to the back-end of customer-facing systems, including API development. The successful candidate will have a wealth of PHP experience, enjoy working as part of a team, and thrive from seeing the results of their work in the hands of end-users.

What’s in it for you?

  • Membership of employee bonus scheme
  • 24 days leave entitlement plus Bank Holidays (pro-rata)
  • Your birthday off
  • Health and dental support
  • Employee benefits/reward platform including discounts with high street retailers, days out, experience days, cinema etc

What will you be doing?

  • Key contributions to the innovative Client products
  • Ensuring defensive and secure solutions
  • Ensuring low-debt development
  • Aid in the continual improvement of internal development processes and practices
  • Team-leadership opportunities exist

Desired experience, skills and qualifications.


  • Extensive hands-on experience with PHP
  • Experience working with PHP frameworks (e.g. Laravel, Slim 3 etc)
  • Experience building unit and regression tests
  • Good knowledge of SQL and/or MySQL


  • Experience in Test-Driven Development
  • Experience creating and implementing RESTful APIs
  • A good understanding of Docker, Kubernetes


If this sounds like the opportunity for you please contact King Recruit for a confidential conversation.


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