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Backend Developer - PHP, Laravel, Nodejs

Opportunity for a Backend Developer, PHP, Laravel, Nodejs to join this leader in the sports technology industry.

This developer offers innovative solutions for training, performance analysis, and talent identification to professional clubs and players at home. They deliver realtime spatial data for entertainment and sports, allowing clubs, professional athletes and fans at home to unlock experiences never before possible.

Job Summary:

They are seeking a skilled and experienced mid-level backend developer to join their dynamic team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in maintaining and enhancing their existing code base while actively contributing to the design and development of upcoming projects. 


  • Maintain and develop the existing code base with a focus on backend development.
  • Collaborate with the team to design and implement new projects.
  • Utilise PHP and Laravel frameworks for development tasks.
  • Occasionally, make use of frontend technologies to ensure seamless integration

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Mid-level proficiency in PHP development.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in Laravel.
  • Skills in database design and management.
  • Familiarity with services and APIs from cloud providers (AWS, Cloudflare, Google Cloud).
  • Experience in backend development using PHP outside of Laravel.
  • Experience with NodeJS

Bonus attributes:

  • Experience in ReactJS
  • Experience with Electron
  • Working knowledge of Docker and containerisation.
  • Familiarity with maintaining Linux systems.
  • Experience in dev-ops (predominantly CI/CD).
  • Professional or personal experience working with:
  • Video streaming (HLS, DASH, RTMP, SRT, WebRTC).
  • Web sockets or Socket.IO
  • Computer Vision
  • Unity
  • Unreal Engine
  • Swift and Swift UI

What We Offer:

  • Salary to £55k, pension contribution, 25 days holiday + Christmas closure, early Friday finish and flexible working hours.
  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment where your ideas and contributions are valued.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement.
  • The chance to work on exciting and innovative projects.

This role is based in central Manchester, near to Deansgate station. It's hybrid, minimum 3 days per week in the studio. 

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Backend Developer - PHP, Laravel, Nodejs

Manchester, UK
Full time
3 - 5 years of experience

Published on 12 Apr 2024

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