Sr. PHP Laravel Developer (Remote)

Remote   |   Full Time

Job description

Remote working is the new norm. It's not just for pandemics. Do you want to avoid a daily commute, reduce stress, achieve a work-life balance, spend more time with your family/friends, be more creative and improve your productivity? At RemoteStar, we follow a remote-first work policy. If you're passionate about working from wherever you want, helping leading start-ups and scale-ups, RemoteStar can be a great fit. At RemoteStar we help both employers and employees to build a great remote-team culture, reduce overheads and improve productivity while doing very cool work.

About Role


Remote Senior PHP-LARAVEL Developer

A UK-based digital agency is developing projects and campaigns for its client base across the UK and overseas.

This is a fully remote role and requires fluency in written and verbal English.

You will be reporting directly to the CTO based in the UK. As Senior PHP-LARAVEL Developer, you'll participate in all development aspects of the solution. Your mission will be to drive the progress of the web application and the development team while providing the best user experience imaginable. This is a full-time permanent role for a true self-starter, someone who wants to build something from the beginning.

As our Senior PHP-LARAVEL Developer, you'll be responsible for

  • Specifying and planning Laravel projects
  • Training junior team members
  • Onboarding new clients and helping form specification documents and work schedules
  • Working with customers, to achieve desired new features and bug fixes
  • Use third-party APIs and web scraping tools to source data at scale.
  • Shine with engineering excellence by developing test infrastructures, writing documentation, ensuring high performance, and following an agile development methodology
  • Write entirely new code and maintain and update existing code
  • Research on new frameworks for improving the architecture
  • Ensure development best practices are followed (Clean Code, Clean Architecture, code reviews)
  • Actively communicate with the stakeholders, team members, and clients

What do we value?

  • Minimum 5 years industry experience
  • In-depth knowledge of Laravel and OOP & procedural knowledge
  • Hands-on Experience in working with MySQL
  • Good knowledge of PHP, Javascript, Jquery, HTML
  • API development & integration of third party APIs
  • Experience with Bug fixing tools (JIRA is preferred)
  • Extensive knowledge in Bug fixing An understanding of other MVC based frameworks such as Code Igniter or Symfony(desirable)
  • Knowledge of Angular.js an advantage
  • Experience with Version control
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • A results-focused mindset.
  • Ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural, remote-team environment.
  • Great English communication skills as well as collaboration skills and strong teamwork. mentality. You must be fluent in English.
  • Able to proactively communicate with non-technical stakeholders, manage expectations, and explain the value of addressing technical debt.

What do we offer?

  • Participate in an open, fun, entrepreneurial, and creative company culture and work with unique and innovative clients.
  • Be part of a global, distributed organization with international opportunities.
  • Work from the location of your choice with remote and flexible working we trust you to work whenever and wherever you feel most productive.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Project and feature ownership you get to contribute and own parts of apps and/or products.
  • Unlimited annual leave; we do our best work when we’re feeling refreshed so take the time you need to relax!
  • Found a great book, meetup, or conference? We support your continued learning!
  • It’s important to stay healthy, so we have a wellness benefit towards your total health.
  • BYOD – You are welcome to work from your own choice of laptop and we will contribute towards that.

Please send your CV and expression of interest to

Who are we?

We are RemoteStar, a team of experienced engineering and people leaders on a mission to transform how we work.

We’re not your typical workplace. At RemoteStar, we believe in data-driven decision-making and the importance of flexibility, fun, passion, personal growth, and transparency. And we’re doing everything we can to make sure you’re enjoying every minute you spend with us.

Here at RemoteStar, we’re passionate about creating an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees. Everyone is welcome. We don’t discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic including race, religion or belief, gender or gender reassignment, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. We want to facilitate everyone in bringing their best selves to our interviews, so if there are any adjustments we can make for our process to be more inclusive, please let us know.

Additionally, trust and privacy are important to us here at RemoteStar, so we would like to let you know that upon submitting an application, your CV and personal details will be added to our database and may be used to match you to any future, suitable vacancies as they arise. Of course, we will remove your details at any time should you wish us to do so.

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