Senior PHP Developer


Cornerstone is a fully integrated marketing agency based in the Northwest, with year-on-year growth of 30-40% and over 16 years of success and stability in the sector.

Currently in the process of further expanding our web services offering, we’re on the lookout for a motivated senior PHP developer to work across a variety of exciting PHP web projects using Laravel and WordPress.

The appointed candidate will have at least five years industry experience, and be involved in carefully crafting beautifully developed, structured websites that not only look and function exceptionally well, but add real value to our clients’ businesses.

This is a superb opportunity to join a happy, motivated and passionate team of experts within their field, whilst joining us on our journey of growth, development and success across our targeted sectors.

Key Skills

  • Fully versed in HTML, CSS, PHP, W3C standards and best coding practices and standards
  • Laravel development
  • Bespoke WordPress development
  • API development & integrations
  • Git setup, control and management
  • SSH and jQuery / Javascript functions
  • Understanding of Cloud Computing (AWS, GCP or Azure)
  • Nice to have – understanding of ReactJS, VueJS
  • Writing technical documentation
  • Ability to work as part of a team, and individually where necessary
  • Understanding of server structures from a web development perspective such as plesk, cpanel or similar
  • Problem solving and debugging
  • Commercial solutions and specification creation
  • Nice to have – WordPress plugin development

Key Responsibilities

  • Heavy focus on back end development and database structures
  • General understanding and capability with front end technologies
  • Expert in Laravel and WordPress builds, being able to craft either or both to meet client specifications
  • Mentoring of junior team members and supporting our technical lead in technical solutions
  • Quality checks and verification of code base across our teams
  • Data security of solutions and integrations into payment gateways and third party systems
  • API development and integrations with multiple third party systems across Laravel and WordPress builds
  • Supporting our teams in resolving technical issues and queries spanning our sites
  • Overseeing our server and hosting solutions and forming recommendations and improvements where suitable to support the company’s growth ambitions
  • Support in the estimating, specifying and technical solutions for all new incoming projects
  • Work with the team to develop skills, capabilities and processes
  • Take a lead on larger and complex builds spanning industries and project types

Salary and Benefits

  • Healthcare insurance
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Hefty training budget
  • Hybrid working available
  • Regular team socials events
  • In house gym
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Modern bespoke office space makes for a stunning place to collaborate
  • Excellent tech, training and support
  • True investment from management in your career and wellbeing
  • Hybrid Role Expected 2 days in the office
  • Salary: Highly competitive DOE


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