Back End PHP Developer

Posted 28 Aug 2019


Glasgow (PHP)

Overview of the Role:

As a PHP Developer, your main responsibilities will be working with the existing team to build out our core product. Gathering and documenting requirements for client and internal projects and delivering high quality, testable code to meet these requirements. There is also an ongoing support element, with improvements, updates and maintenance.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Professional experience working as a software engineer
  • Sound knowledge of object-oriented programming and design patterns
  • Must have strong OOP skills, PHP 7.1+
  • Web development skills (javascript, html, css)
  • Experience using GIT version control
  • Experience of Symfony
  • Experience of ecommerce would be an advantage
  • Exposure/contribution to Open Source would be an advantage
  • Exposure or experience (delivered projects) with React or similar would be an advantage
  • Experience working/communicating with clients/external stakeholders

Person Specification:

  • Specific Skills/Experience: Must have professional experience as a software engineer. Sound knowledge of object-oriented programming.
  • Excellent Communication: Both written and spoken is paramount, you will not only be working with our team of in-house developers, but will also be in contact with our clients to deliver projects.
  • Software and Tools: Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git. Must have strong OOP skills, PHP 7.1+ and Symfony.
  • Industry Knowledge/Interest: Broad interest and knowledge of eCommerce and/or experience working with clients is advantageous.
  • Accuracy: Keen attention to detail and strong problem solving skills.
  • Self-Development: Continuous learning mindset, ability to keep up to date with fast changing trends. Ability to accept feedback and come up with creative solutions around that feedback.
  • Time Management: Ability to work autonomously and manage workload effectively.


Markup is a highly successful, ambitious software development company, offering eCommerce software to exciting, established and highly recognisable fashion brands. We are a small, specialist team with a distinct culture built on collaboration, trust and a passion for the product/industry. This role would be especially suited to someone who has worked (or is keen to work) in a small-medium sized company.


Working at Markup offers the opportunity to join a growing business, with exciting clients and a supportive team in a Glasgow City Centre location. You will also benefit from:

- 28 days holiday entitlement (plus additional day for every year with the company)
- Flexitime - we know working life can’t always be a 9-5 routine!
- Remote working/WFH options*
- Discounted cinema tickets
- Stocked kitchen - drinks, snacks and fruit
- Employee referral scheme
- Discount on client products
- Training and development budget/opportunities
- Paid company outings and social events (as well as a few staff planned socials!)
- Friday drinks
- Dog friendly office (don’t worry, we work around allergies etc)
- Access to ‘perks at work’ platform
- Open and friendly culture

As we grow, so do our benefits! We are always looking for ways to improve and to reward and recognise our hard working staff.

Salary is dependant on experience, so it is helpful for us if you include a salary expectation in your application.

Salary ranges from £34,000 and above, DOE.

How to Apply

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Or by contacting [email protected] for more information.