About the Company:

As one of the fastest growing fintech companies in the UK with ambitious plans to grow into new sectors and territories, including the US in 2024 this is an opportunity to take your career to the next level, working with dynamic, talented people in a fast paced and expanding organisation. My client believes in sourcing talent from diverse backgrounds, nurturing a company culture that leads to a strong work-life balance, and strengthening it by providing great learning and development opportunities.

About the Role:

You will be working as part of a team of skilled software developers, building and delivering software across multiple projects. While this role technically intense, the culture is such that winding down over a game of pool and having a laugh is at the heart of everything they do. Like we said above, work-life balance is crucial!

Key Responsibilities:

  • • Write clean, efficient, and well-documented code following industry best practices.
  • • Develop and maintain resilient and scalable backend architecture using the Laravel framework, running on AWS cloud resources.
  • • Collaborate with the frontend team to implement complete software solutions and ensure a seamless user experience, assisting with minimal frontend tasks as needed.
  • • Optimise backend systems performance and efficient use of resources.

Skills and Expertise:

  • • At least 5 years of professional experience as a backend developer using a modern MVC framework.
  • • Proficiency in building web applications leveraging Laravel and related technologies from the Laravel ecosystem (authentication/permissions management, queues, events, cache, file storage).
  • • Solid understanding of Object-Oriented Programming with PHP 8.
  • • Good Understanding of MySQL Databases including indexes and optimization.
  • • Comfortable using AWS.
  • • Experience writing tests in PHP Units or similar.
  • • Experience with Ubuntu or other Debian distributions.
  • • Experience with Nginx or Apache.
  • • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot and debug code.
  • • Excellent communication skills with the ability to relay technical information to both technical and non-technical peers.
  • • Excellent collaboration abilities with the ability to manage workload.
  • • A proven track record of delivering high-quality software.
  • • Ability to work well autonomously and as part of a team.
  • • Hands-on experience of agile software development practices and methodologies.
  • • Have an appetite for taking on challenges and leveraging new technologies.

Benefits: • A flexible, hybrid working model. • 23 Days Holiday and BH Plus your Birthday • Private Medical Insurance • Regular social and teambuilding events • Access to Perkbox • Casual dress • Company pension • Cycle to work scheme • Flexitime • Gym membership • Private medical insurance • Work from home

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    About Nova

    At Nova Recruitment, we hold a wealth of experience and trade knowledge. We utilise expert search strategies and established industry connections to offer the best support for you and your business. Based in the heart of Manchester, we operate across the whole of the UK sourcing professionals across various sectors.

    Nova were able to find the perfect candidate for us not just in relation to skills but also company ethos. They are now considered our trusted staffing partner and are vital to all our expansion projects.

    - Paul Watterson, Head of Engineering Services at Saturn Visual

    Nova took all the stress out of hiring quality Engineers at short notice for our projects in the US and S. America; they are our go to partner for urgent requirements.

    - Rae Kirkwood, MD of Global Process Management Ltd

    I found Nova to be responsible and flexible in determining our requirements. I have been more than satisfied with the whole process and would recommend them.

    - J. Day, IT Director at Affinity Leasing

    Nova Recruitment is my go-to recruitment agency. They have helped me source a number of positions in my business, including sales, finance and web development.

    - Ged Finneran, Managing Director of My Will Quote