Senior Backend Developer, PHP (Laravel), £75,000, London

Nigel Frank International

Senior Backend Engineer, London (Hybrid), £75,000

Who we are:

We are on a mission to transform the way people travel the world by connecting like-minded home lovers with amazing properties in a host of desirable locations.

What we do is quite simple really, every seen “The Holiday”? Well it’s pretty much that! A unique platform that allows people to swap homes directly or through our in house points system and then you are set to enjoy your holiday in an amazing house without paying a hefty price.

The Role:

We are growing our engineering team and looking for a Backend Engineer to help build the future of technical excellence.

You will sit on the Backend Team and focus on adding new features and working on supporting and enhancing existing ones for our customers. You will contribute to the technology and product vision for the business and participate in the execution across multiple roadmaps and Squads by working closely with the Backend Lead, Technology Director, and your team

Your Experience:

  • PHP, MySQL, Laravel, AWS, RabbitMQ
  • Experience designing and building performant REST APIs.
  • A strong understanding of relational databases.
  • Experience with legacy code bases built on older PHP frameworks.
  • Experience writing automated tests in PHP and an appreciation for TDD principles

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with Docker in a Linux environment.
  • Familiarity with OpenAPI, the JSON:API specification, and API Blueprint.
  • Experience with Salesforce integrations and Jitterbit.
  • Incident Management skills to support client-facing SLAs.

Working with us

  • Open and honest atmosphere – input encouraged from everyone at all levels
  • We are customer-focused and results-driven – always delivering value to our members and the business
  • We nurture our team – career and learning development are key to us


  • Income protection
  • Eye Care
  • Pension (7% matched contribution)
  • Holiday allowance (24 days + Bank Holidays)
  • Mental Health Support
  • Wish day
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Travel Benefits
  • LHS Employee
  • Perks at Work
  • Employee Assistant programme

**Please Note: Sponsorship is NOT available for this role**

Contact Name: Mo Yousuf
Job ID: