Senior Back End Software Engineer (PHP / AWS / Python)

Senior Back End Software Engineer (PHP / AWS / Python)

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Senior Backend Software Engineer – PHP, Laravel, Lumen, Python, Microservices, AWS

High-growth Logistics business
£60,000 - £75,000 + full benefits 

Are you looking for a position with a business experiencing accelerated growth, somewhere that can offer a clear progression path and opportunity to work in a highly motivated and experienced team environment? This passionate company are currently upgrading elements of their tech stack, and are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to help guide a team and deliver world-class coding standards to a diverse team whilst keeping abreast of technical changes in the industry.

The business has Technology at the heart of everything they do, from automated buying processes based on historical data through to streamlined logistics processes and a people pleasing UI at the frontend.  If you are looking for a role that is in equal parts challenging and rewarding, then we look forward to receiving your application

Working within the Core deliver team, you will be:

  • Delivering the development plan across both functional and technical improvements
  • Distribute high quality code that has the ability to be maintained by not only yourself, but other members of the team
  • Ensuring that the page speed via the eCommerce platform is kept as quick as possible

Key requirements

  • Strong hands on experience developing across multiple languages but primarily with PHP- Laravel & Lumen - with some hands-on experience with Python being useful for futureproofing within the business
  • History of developing distributed systems on a public cloud. They use AWS so experience of AWS would be advantageous but other public cloud services would be considered
  • Usage of AMB such as SNS and SQS


  • TDD and Agile project delivery
  • Experience and passion to work collaboratively across all parts of the SDC alonside influencing a diverse set of business stakeholders
  • A real desire to impart your knowledge to the next generation of programmers and potentially grow into leadership in coming months

Senior Backend Software Engineer – PHP, Laravel, Lumen, Python, Microservices, AWS

Please contact Kevin Kelly at North Starr for more information