PHP Developer

£30000 - £35000 per annum 
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We have a fantastic opportunity for a Mid-Level PHP Developer to join an existing team of 8 developers in a thriving Fin-Tech Birmingham based business. The role will be best suited to a developer with 3-5 years’ experience working with the PHP and LAMP tech stack. You will need to be passionate about web development Prop-Tech and Fin-Tech and have an open and pragmatic approach to be successful in this business. The role will be open ended and varied with plenty of very exciting new projects as the business evolves into greater success.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Passionate about modern software engineering best practices
  • Knowledge of OO PHP and Laravel Framework
  • Experience of the Laravel framework (or similar)
  • Proficient in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Knowledge of relational databases
  • Previous experience developing RESTful web services and both client / server-side components
  • Experience with Version Control – Git, SVN, Mercurial
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies
  • Knowledge of DevOps principles
  • Experience with cloud hosting, such as AWS
  • Experience with unit testing, eg PHPUnit
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate within all levels of a business
  • Good problem solver with a passion for using the latest technologies
  • Team player, friendly, approachable with a flexible attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to spot errors and question information received
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting deadlines


  • Excellent Employee Share Options
  • DIS X3 Salary
  • Company Pension
  • Flexible Working / Remote working
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Great Company Social Events and Company Culture
  • Family friendly policies
  • Professional Development Courses
  • Free car parking
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays initially, rising with length of service to 27
  • Perkbox which gives a range of benefits such as discounts off shopping, discounts off cinema tickets, free coffees, mobile phone insurance etc

Coburg Banks IT specialise in recruiting in a variety of areas including: Development, IT Support, Programme and Project Management, Business Analysts and Testing as well as mid to senior level IT appointments. We would welcome the opportunity of helping you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV to us

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