Senior Backend Developer (PHP)

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    Edinburgh, Scotland

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    Cameron Forbes

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    3 months ago

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Do you have strong experience in PHP development, line managing/mentoring other staff members and driving improvements in technical approach? If so, I have a great role for you!

My client is one of Edinburgh's leading Software Application companies whose software is used by some of the worlds most recognisable companies and brands. You will be joining a talented team of Backend API Developers primarily working with Laravel.

Role responsibilities:

  • Developing APIs using PHP and Laravel.
  • Line management of developers including appraisals, setting personal development plans
  • Mentoring, supporting and coaching other developers to improve their skills, knowledge and confidence
  • Driving improvements to our approach including coding standards, architecture, agile process and DevOps.
  • Oversight of API projects to ensure consistent levels of code quality and robustness
  • Being an advocate for engineering best practices across web and mobile platforms

Key skills:

  • 4+ years of development experience with strong knowledge of PHP, Laravel and relational databases.
  • Enthusiastic and experienced in using engineering best practices, clean code and unit testing.
  • Experience mentoring or line managing API developers

For more information please contact Cameron Forbes at Experis on 0131 558 4812 or email