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Senior PHP Developer

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We are a leading online fashion retail group. Our brands, boohoo, boohooMAN, PrettyLittleThing, Nasty Gal, MissPap, Karen Millen and Coast design, source, market and sell clothing, shoes, accessories and beauty products targeted at 16-30 year old consumers.

The speed and agility of the group ensures it is first to market with the latest on-trend styles and fashion. Products are designed, sourced, largely in the UK, and distributed globally from a central UK warehouse. The group sells products to customers in almost every country in the world, with a strong presence in the UK, US, Europe and Australia.

The role:

As parof a software development team foboohoo, you will create complex, enterprise-transforming business applications by writing quality software code and, simultaneously, focusing on continual learning and development.

Thiis an excellent opportunitfor a software developer who has strong technical skills, a passion for quality and experience ocreating and supporting large scale web/e-commerce applications. Our culture is fit for developers who excel in a fast paced, dynamic, DevOps environment and who relish the opportunity tfurther their career working as part of an industry leading organisation.

  • Maintain and develop the essential back-office tools and integrations thaprovide up to datand relevant data to our key business stakeholders and other systems.
  • Identify points foimprovement withithe team antasthem accordingly.
  • Responquickly and intelligentlto live environmenissues.
  • Collaboratwith colleagues in othedepartmentto design solutions and ensure thatheir needarfulfilled tthe best possiblefficiency

Working hours: Monday to Thursday 09:00 - 17:30, Friday 09:00 - 16:30.


What we are looking for:

You will be an experienced and proactive developer with soliskillin PHP 7 and Laravel. You will have a strong focus on delivering quality through good design, using for example SOLID principles, CQRS and design patterns, and the use of modern software practices such as, BDD, TDD, process automation, test automation and Agile. You should hold a basic understanding of relational databases and SQL. In addition you will hold the following skills:


  • Strong skills and understanding of object-oriented PHP
  • Experience using MySQL to build and query databases
  • Experience using a PHP framework (e.g. Laravel, Zend, Symfony)
  • An understanding of RESTful APIs
  • A personable style and approach, not afraid to collaborate within immediate and wider team


  • Strong skills and understanding of Laravel development
  • Experience in automated testing
  • Experience using Javascript and/or Javascript frameworks (e.g. Vue, React, Angular)
  • Experience building and integrating with RESTful APIs
  • An understanding of how to use Git for versioning
  • Experience of Agile development approaches and use of Jira or equivalent
  • Exposure to AWS technologies


  • An understanding of how to optimise performance in PHP applications
  • Understanding of branching methodologies and deployment processes
  • Experience using BDD or TDD to write test suites
  • Experience using Docker
  • Experience using MSSQL
  • Personal contributions to open source

Experience implementing solutions for enterprise integrations between third-party tools is advantageous. You will have strong communication skillwith the abilitto develop positive relationships with a teamMost importantlyou will enjoy problem solving workinin a dynamic environment. You will be capable of explaining complex problems to non-technical business stakeholders.


What you will get from us:

  • Competitive rate of pay 
  • Operational bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Comapny's shares through SAYE
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • On-site Gym
  • boohooBase - employee reward scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • 40% staff discount
  • And a lot more!

The Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all applicants including those with criminal convictions. Basic Disclosure Information about criminal convictions will be requested to assist the selection process and will be taken into account only when the conviction is considered relevant to the position. A copy of this disclosure policy is available on request.

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