30+ days ago


Birmingham, MID


Senior PHP Developer


£35 – 40k DOE

Ref: WD136


Are you looking for a role as a Senior PHP Developer?

Do you enjoy working individually and as part of a team?

Are you based in the West Midlands area?


Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd are recruiting for a Senior PHP Developer for a organisation who are expanding their web development team to cope with year-on-year growth and lead the development of cutting-edge systems and e-commerce sites.


If you’re looking for a challenge, and keen to learn new skills along the way, then this could be for you!


The ideal candidate is someone who:


•            Has a passion for development, a positive attitude and a desire to learn

•            Writes clean code

•            Will take pride in their work, and consistently demonstrate an extremely high level of achievement and attention to detail

•            Will be highly self-motivated, able to work as part of a team as well as independently with minimal supervision

•            Has at least 2 years of commercial experience

•            Communication skills – able to explain technical issues to non-technical users


Essential Skills:

Degree Educated 2:1 or above


Relational databases





Experience working in a team using BitBucket / Git

Proficient in secure, reusable code and ideally familiar with popular frameworks

Knowledge and good understanding of OO design patterns


Desirable Skills:

Familiarity with MVC frameworks such as Laravel.

Developing sites with Bootstrap/Foundation/similar

Experience with single page apps


A highly organised and methodical approach is essential, together with an ability to work under minimal supervision and be willing to contribute ideas. You should have experience of developing and consuming APIs and be familiar with PHP standards (PSR’s)


What’s on offer;

•            30 days holiday

•            An extra day off on your birthday – every year!

•            subsidised BUPA health insurance

•            Summer and Christmas parties

•            Discounted childcare for under 5’s

•            Potential for some home-working after qualifying period

•            A strong and supportive management team

•            Free parking


The core hours of work are 8.30am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, although there may be flexibility on this. Some home working is available after an initial period.


Source: Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd