Fully Remote Full stack PHP Developer

Stratospherec Limited

Brighton, Sussex
Stratospherec Limited

Full Stack Web Developer (PHP) – Global Brighton Based Software Company – £40K to £50K plus extensive benefits – Fully Remote or hybrid working options

A successful Brighton based tech company who build software for some of the world s leading companies, who have achieved a global reputation for software excellence, have a wonderful opportunity for a Full Stack PHP developer to join their talented team of developers and designers. This highly innovative tech company enjoy a fantastic team culture. They are comprised of developers from Sussex, and throughout the UK and Europe. They now have a fantastic opportunity on their team for a developer who can work either fully remotely from anywhere in the UK or Europe (UK working hours), or for a developer who would like to work on a hybrid basis at their modern office in the centre of Brighton. Either fully remote or ‘in office working styles will be fully supported by their highly collaborative development team. In this exciting role you will be involved in greenfield development and also in supporting the their Custom Software offerings, using PHP and React to develop new bespoke modules and plugins and maintain existing ones. You should be a confident communicator who is happy to liaise with Project Managers and Product Owners to work with customers to ensure effective delivery of new features. Ideally, you will have at least 4 years experience of developing PHP, using modern frameworks such as Laravel or Symfony, with good SQL and JavaScript.

This is a wonderful opportunity for an ambitious mid-level to senior PHP developer to gain exposure to some of the world s largest global brands. You will work with ambitious SME s, charities, financial organisations, and top-ranking educational institutions, creating beautifully customised digital workspaces that benefit companies throughout the UK, US, Canada, Europe and Australia. This company and its highly innovative products, which include collaborative, social and enterprise level business apps, are crucial in a world where there is more need than ever for successful people centric organisations to engage employees, many of whom are embracing new methods of working remotely, to improve productivity and communication in the workplace.

Our client constantly strives to create a productive environment, representative of and responsive to different cultures and groups, where everyone has an equal chance to succeed. Their core focus is on nurturing talent and helping their team to develop professionally and personally in a creative, fun, and positive working environment where many of the team work remotely from across the globe.

Skills Required:

  • 4+ years professional development experience.
  • Demonstrable passion for OOP, PHP, SQL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript web development.
  • Knowledge of Git version control, networking and web application security.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Comfortability with working in Linux and Windows CLI.
  • Ideally some knowledge with React and associated best practices
  • Experience with any PHP framework such as Symfony or Laravel.
  • Software Development Design patterns.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience writing plugins or modules for another software.
  • Knowledge of the specifics of MySQL and/or MSSQL flavours of SQL and query optimisation.
  • Experience with a JavaScript framework.
  • Knowledge of LDAP, Active Directory and/or single sign-on.
  • Experience with Bootstrap 3 / 4.
  • Fully remote applicants will need a fast internet connection at home (laptop and software are provided) and be willing to work UK hours.
  • Knowledge of Docker or AWS.
  • Knowledge of Composer.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Upgrading legacy custom modules for compatibility with new core releases.
  • Greenfield development of new custom modules.
  • Technical development with front-end development.
  • Attending customer meetings and establishing requirements for custom development.
  • Attending internal change request meetings, providing initial solutions and project sizes.
  • Responsible for detailed estimates and solutions of medium and large projects.
  • Producing appropriate documentation.
  • Provision of in-depth technical knowledge to third-party providers and clients.
  • Creates efficient and logical databases for clients.
  • Able to recognise system deficiencies and implement effective solutions.
  • Works closely with the design team to create visually interactive work.
  • Adhere and contribute to the agreed development practices.
  • As a member of the development team, work on the design and implementation of technical solutions.
  • Encouraging and supporting the development team in coming up with innovative technical ideas and approaches.
  • Mentoring other team members.


  • Excellent annual holiday allowance, increasing by 2 additional days for each year of service up to a maximum of 30 days per annum (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible hours and remote working policy.
  • A generous £1,000 annual training budget which rises to £1,500 after your first year.
  • Private healthcare – after your first year
  • includes gym membership and stores discounts
  • Working in a friendly, agile team environment
  • Choose your laptop – Mac or PC

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and work with React, enhance your existing skills in PHP and also to work with a great team on many innovative and cutting-edge digital projects and systems. If this remote Web Development role is of interest, then please get in touch with your CV and details of your interview availability to find out more.

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