Senior Web Application Developer (PHP) – Birmingham, UK

Work for us

Eastside Co is seeking an experienced PHP web application developer to join our growing application development team. We’re a creative e-commerce agency specialised in development for the Shopify platform.

Our application development team handles some of our most exciting and challenging projects – from bespoke e-commerce platforms, to simple integrations, to our range of public apps available on the Shopify app store. You will work with the rest of the team to develop and maintain a diverse array of applications, with new challenges and innovations every day.

As a member of the application development team you’ll have the following responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining applications and systems to a high standard.
  • Work closely with clients and customers to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new projects, and to design project specifications.
  • Design and architect new APIs and systems.
  • Providing accurate, realistic estimates/quotes for new work.
  • Contributing to the department’s development of best practices, standards, and policies.
  • Identifying and addressing common web security concerns.
  • Investigating and addressing technical support issues.
  • Staying up-to-date with current development trends.

You will be an expert in most if not all of these:

  • PHP 5/7
  • Laravel 5
  • MySQL
  • Git
  • In-depth understanding of web security.
  • LAMP configuration/deployment.
  • Linux CLI basics.
  • API integration (REST, SOAP, etc.)

Desirable skills/experience:

  • Vue.js
  • AWS deployment and management.
  • Frontend tooling and frameworks (i.e. CSS preprocessors, HTML templating, etc.)
  • Designing and building awesome user interfaces.
  • Experience of building highly-scalable web applications.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week
20 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
Must be eligible to work in the UK
Salary £25,000 – £35,000 DOE

If you are interested in joining this friendly , fun and highly motivated team then apply via [email protected].