Senior Backend Engineer - PHP & Laravel Experience (Remote, UK)


About YourParkingSpace (YPS) is the leading UK shared economy platform for parking. With hundreds of thousands of customers throughout the UK, YPS enables property owners to lease their parking spaces (either on a short term or long term basis) to earn additional revenue, whilst enabling drivers to find and pre-book parking more conveniently and more cost effectively. Additionally the business is the UK’s fastest growing direct operator of car parks, an evolving model that is rapidly cementing our position as the go-to business for car park operations.

With a rapidly growing team, ongoing international expansion, recent multi million pound investment and, hugely exciting commercial opportunities landing daily and a team of competent and hard working colleagues, you will be joining the organisation at an extremely exciting moment in its history.

Role Overview

We are looking for an experienced backend engineer with PHP (and Laravel) experience. A successful candidate will have a can-do attitude to help us achieve our transition from monolith to microservices.

You will be creating new microservices and supporting existing ones in our technology stack. You will be writing unit and integration tests to ensure your code is bulletproof. Our services are on docker and lambda and are constantly evolving, you will be part in defining the future of our technology stack.

The right person?

  • Experienced in (PHP) Laravel Framework
  • A hunger to learn new tech
  • Advanced knowledge of Restful concepts and APIs
  • Experienced in designing and maintaining MySQL databases (and motivated to keep queries optimised)
  • Comfortable in a Linux environment and docker (we utilise microservices on AWS)
  • A passion for Test-driven code
  • Continuous Integration and Delivery
  • Experience with Git
  • Comfortable in a growing, agile based environment

What you will get

  • Fully remote working
  • 24 days annual leave + this increases after 3 years, with one extra day added each year (maximum 3 additional days)
  • Birthday off
  • Bi-annual performance & salary reviews
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Volunteering and fundraising for our chosen charity
  • Monthly parking credit, as well as free parking at the office
  • Gym membership
  • Mental health and wellbeing support
  • Cycle to work and tech scheme
  • Working in a company where there are no limits! If you work hard and want to achieve big things, this is the place for you
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