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Front End Developer

Front End PHP Developer

An exciting opportunity awaits a specialist front end developer in an emerging brand in the luxury travel sector. They will be joining a small, dynamic team charged with delivering the next phase of the tech platform.

The role will embark on building the new web experience, implementing the latest front end frameworks and technologies. The successful candidate will work closely with the UX/UI designer and backend developers to deliver a best-in-class product that will serve the business for years to come.

Front End PHP Developer Requirements:

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A proficiency in at least one front end javascript framework (e.g. React, Vue, Angular, etc.) having worked with them in a commercial environment.
  • Extensive experience in HTML5 and CSS3 and building responsive sites.
  • Knowledge of server-side CSS pre-processing technologies, such as LESS and SASS.
  • A solid understanding of asynchronous requests for partial page updates.
  • Experience integrating RESTful APIs.
  • An appreciation for factors that influence page load speed.
  • A good command of UX principles.
  • An understanding of SEO techniques in web development.
  • Proficiency with Git versioning tools and workflows.
  • A working knowledge of Agile practices and its associated tools.
  • Experience using Design tools such as Figma & Sketch a plus.
  • Some experience in backend technologies beneficial.
  • A methodical thinker, which bears out in their work.
  • A good problem-solver who can work under pressure.
  • A desire for self improvement and to follow best practices.
  • A good communicator.
  • A motivated individual, determined to make a success of what they put their mind to.

Front End Developer Additional Information :

This is a remote role in the main but regular meetings in the Berkshire area will be required so ideally you will live within a sensible distance from this county.


  • PHP Developer

    PHP Developer

    Remotely based

    This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated PHP developer to join a market leader within the luxury travel industry who is embarking on the next phase of development. The role will span all areas of back-end development and will work with a wide range of technologies to bring industry leading capabilities to a unique and innovative business. They are looking for a driven individual who excels under pressure, enjoys a challenge and is an exceptional problem solver.

    PHP Developer - What will I be doing?

    The company have recently launched a new event-driven platform using Apache Kafka and a microservices architecture. The second stage is as exciting as the first and will improve the performance of existing functionality and, ultimately, the customers' experience. The roadmap ahead is varied and innovative and the PHP Developer will play an integral part in the development of this.

    PHP Developer - What experience do I need?

    • To be considered for this position you must have a minimum of 4 years' PHP experience - (OOP), working with PHP frameworks (Symfony, Laravel, Phalcon, Slim or similar)
    • Ideally DevOps capabilities (CI, deployment automation and containerisation) or an appreciation and willingness to gain experience
    • Hands-on experience building and integrating APIs
    • Familiarity with relational database and SQL
    • Experience with a test-driven development workflow
    • Knowledge of SOLID and related OO design principles
    • Experience working with:
      • Apache Kafka
      • Serverless Framework
      • WebSockets
      • Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana
      • AWS, in particular Lambdaand API Gateway
      • Terraform and/or Ansible

    PHP Developer - What else do I need to know?
    This is a superb opportunity for a self-motivated individual who is interested in working with modern event-driven architectures and serverless technology and who wants to be part of a forward-thinking and progressive company. Travel to London or Oxfordshire is required twice a month so the ideal candidate will preferably be based within easy commutable distance of either location.