Junior PHP Developer


Bristol, England

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£25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent training & benefits

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Faye Phillips

£25k - £30k

Great opportunity for a junior PHP developer looking to kick-start their career within software solutions provider based in North Bristol. You will receive excellent training and will be working on a fintech Platform, disrupting the mortgage space.

This will be working as part of an agile team delivering solutions to meet a fast-moving industry.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Developing solutions based from technical specifications.
  • Reading existing code and working closely with the team to deliver code that meets the coding style/standards agreed by the team.
  • Performing code review based from on the coding standards put in place by the development team.
  • Taking responsibility for your work from development all the way through to production.
  • Writing tests for your code based on functional specifications.
  • Working with our testing team to ensure any code produced is to a high standard and free from errors.
  • Helping promote continuous incremental improvements in process ranging from increased automation to development/operations practices.
  • Good communication with team members to share knowledge and create an enjoyable working environment.
  • Being aware of new security threats and applying them to the context of the systems and services we provide.
  • Understanding edge cases and ensuring a high attention to detail to your work.


  • PHP, JS, CSS.
  • Frameworks - Bootstrap/Jquery
  • Docker - Development containers standardised across the team to match systems in production.
  • Choice of IDE between PHP Storm, Atom, Subline Text and Eclipse.
  • SQL - Particularly MySQL/MariaDB.
  • Others - Encryption at the app, db and os layers, GIT, Jira, Sentry, Jenkins and more.

Required skills and experience:

  • Great communication and being able to fit into a highly motivated team.
  • Experience developing PHP applications/sites, non-framework specific.
  • Experience with front end (JS/CSS).

Exposure to one or more of the following areas:

  • Docker
  • Jira
  • Performance Testing
  • Security Testing
  • Jenkins
  • Database design / Index Optimisation
  • Linux
  • MySQL/MariaDB
  • Encryption
  • Threat Modelling
  • Using RESTful APIs

Beneficial skills and experience:

  • Any maths experience or working with financial systems.

PHP Developer / Software Engineer / Fintech / PHP / JS / CSS / Bootstrap / Jquery / JIRA / Permanent / Bristol

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