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Senior PHP Developer

Memiah Limited

Surrey, GU15 3YL | Posted: 7 months ago

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We are seeking an innovative and engaged Senior PHP Developer who is fun, creative and engaged by taking on challenging problems to contribute to our web applications across both frontend and backend disciplines.

The ideal fit will at least 5 years of experience working as part of a team on small to medium scale applications, who is interested in a role involving leadership and mentoring of less senior members of the team. The primary goal is to advance us forwards technologically, while delivering a stellar service and value to our customers.

Our team

We are a growing team of like minded engineers, working in a SCRUM driven model. Team meetings can be filled with ideas, suggestions or diverge into discussions around anything techie. We share knowledge, push best practice, collaborate where necessary and enjoy a healthy debate, so need someone who can thrive in this environment. A thirst for knowledge and passion for solving problems is what drives this team. It’s encouraged and supported to keep up to date with industry advances through continuing education, relevant training and personal development.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Build new applications using Laravel (5.x), MySQL and more (Redis, Elasticsearch, MongoDB), as well as integrating with APIs.

  • Help maintain and extend existing applications.

  • Build new features and enhancements to all applications as needed.

  • Proactively identify coding efficiency opportunities and be able to lead less senior developers on the team.

Additional Skills and Experience

  • Building web applications using the Laravel framework (5.x).

  • Expertise with PHP 5.6 – 7.x.

  • Experience building PHP-based applications using Composer-based frameworks.

  • Knowhow for building and interacting with RESTful APIs.

  • Managing source code using VCS (ideally Git).

  • Comfortable on the command line.

  • Automated deployments (Ansible) and server configuration (Linux, CentOS, Apache, NGINX, Amazon EC2 / S3 / RDS).

  • Knowledgeable about composer, npm and package management procedures.

  • Practical experience with HTML5 and CSS3.

  • Comfortable using CSS preprocessors (SASS, SCSS, Less).

  • Building responsive web interfaces with a mobile-first mentality.

  • Able to build intuitive user interfaces when given design direction.

  • Likely attitude “Near enough” or “almost” will not do.

  • Cares deeply about the standard of output.

  • Knowledgeable, selfless with time.

  • Open to feedback.

  • Willing to learn.

  • Fun and friendly.

  • Always has a positive outlook.

  • Intelligent problem solver.

The Company

Memiah is on a mission to create a healthier, happier society. With a vast online network of professionals across various platforms and a published monthly magazine called Happiful - we believe we can!


  • A competitive salary depending on experience

  • Vitality Health Insurance

  • A stocked kitchen with weekly fruit deliveries

  • A challenging, fast-paced, continually changing environment

  • A unique working environment that will recognise your achievements and celebrate milestones

  • Up to 5% employers' matched pension contribution

  • 32 days holiday entitlement including public/bank holidays and end-of-year office closure (increasing annually to a maximum of 38 days)

  • 2 volunteering days per year, with a supportive local community focus

  • Flexible working hours, and finish 1 hour early on Fridays (short 34 hour working week)

  • The latest equipment to work on, e.g. MacBook or MacBook Pro plus multiple monitors.

Please note: This is not a remote position.

Memiah is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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