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PHP Developer


todayPosted 6 months ago

We’re looking for an experienced, capable and enthusiastic PHP developer to join our team. You’ll be working closely with software engineers, product owners, designers and testers to deliver high quality technology solutions to our clients and customers. We work in a fun, fast-paced and quality-focussed environment, where in return for your efforts you’ll be able to work remotely, flexibly and as autonomously as possible. We limit your work to what you can realistically achieve in your working hours, whatever they may be.

There are loads of benefits to working at MoreNiche, including competitive pay, private healthcare, childcare vouchers, free hot and cold drinks and fresh fruit, weekly office yoga classes, personal audiobook subscriptions and more. We provide a fully inclusive work environment, and we put the wellbeing and family life of our employees first.

Our recruitment vision at MoreNiche is to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. We employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, nationality, gender, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, age, or basically anything other than the value you bring.

This opportunity is open to full-time, part-time, or role-share applications.


Role Requirements: 

  • Over 3 years commercial experience in PHP and Object Oriented Programming.
  • Experience with Laravel and Symfony frameworks.
  • Ability to write PHP unit tests
  • Confidence with command line tools and linux OS


Role Will Involve: 

  • As a developer, you will own your work. We stand by the phrase, “You build it, you run it.”
  • Your code will be readable, and sufficiently documented for others to change and maintain it easily.
  • You will possess a strong security stance, and be confident in your ability to write secure code that adheres to design patterns and good practice.
  • Our team values include blameless accountability, celebrating success, and prioritising the team’s results over your own. 


It would also be cool if you have:

  • Experience working in Agile and Scrum teams
  • Experience and competency with Test Driven Development
  • Understanding of Git Flow and different branching strategies
  • Familiarity with Docker, MySQL, and AWS


The tools you will be using include:

  • Visual Studio, PHP Storm, PostMan, Xdebug and Vagrant
  • Jira, Confluence, GitHub, GSuite and Slack
  • The OS of your choice, whether it’s Mac, Linux, or if you really have to, Windows.


Role Scorecard:

  • Deliver the outcomes assigned to you in each sprint
  • Assist your teammates to deliver their outcomes
  • Maintain a high velocity and quality of delivery
  • Make your fair share of cups of tea, coffee, or other hot drink of your choice (excluding bovril)


Company Requirements:

A team player who is interested in co-elevation over command and control. Somebody who has a strong passion for their craft and brings a positive energy into the work they do. 


What you can expect from MoreNiche:

  • A professional, enjoyable and unique application/interview process
  • Full transparency into our company and what we do
  • Competitive salary and loyalty based bonus scheme
  • Friendly team members who will help you as much as you help them
  • An environment where you can contribute and your voice is heard


Location: Nottingham (Remote working will also be considered).


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To apply for the role:

If you would like to apply for this job, please complete all three steps below: 

  1. Email your Curriculum Vitae (CV) to with the subject PHP Developer
  2. Perform a short video interview by visiting here:
    •  Please tell us a little about yourself ( 2 minutes)
    • Name a few people you have fundamentally helped in your career, tell us who they were (Position / Job Role) and how you helped. (2 minutes per person)
  3. Complete the predictive index assessment: 


Once we have received all three items, we aim to be in touch within 48 hours to confirm next steps. 

For any questions you may contact