If you’re ambitious and passionate about Backend Development, and think you can offer additional technical expertise to our well-established team, please keep reading…


A Backend Developer will…

  • Champion our key Magento 2 offering
  • Assist and develop our internal projects
  • Provide expert feedback and advice to our clients
  • Work collaboratively with the rest of our team (including external client teams)
  • Write backend code inline with best practices for Magento 2, and bespoke Symfony projects.
  • Work with the project management team to facilitate new work through the agency
  • Assist in the writing of functional specifications
  • Take and understand direction from others
  • Ensure that all deadlines on the project plan are met and that projects are delivered on time and to budget
  • Be an active, motivated and inspired member of the team
  • Maintain a full understanding of company processes, policies, guidelines and contractual obligations and ensuring these are consistently followed.

Our Ideal Candidate will have…

  • 2 years commercial experience as a PHP developer
  • The ability to inspire
  • The right attitude and aptitude
  • A strong understanding of application design and architecture
  • A strong understanding of MVC and OOD.

Other Desirable Skills…

  • Experience working in a DevOps environment
  • eCommerce agency experience
  • Magento 1 and/or 2 experience
  • Magento Certifications
  • Exposure to web application security practices
  • An understanding of building high traffic/high load applications.

Technologies / Frameworks used at AYKO…

  • Platforms
    • Magento 1 CE & EE
    • Magento 2 OpenSource, Commerce, Commerce Cloud
    • Shopify
    • BigCommerce
    • WordPress
    • Akeneo
  • Technology Stack
    • Ubuntu
    • Kubernetes
    • Docker
    • NGINX
    • Redis
    • Varnish
    • RabbitMQ
    • MySQL/Percona
    • XtraDB/MariaDB
    • Elasticsearch
    • AWS
    • DigitalOcean
  • CI/CD
    • Gitlab CI/CD
  • Quality & Standards
    • PHP Stan
    • PHP CS
    • PHP Lint
    • Phan
    • etc…
  • Debugging
    • Xdebug
    • PHPSpy
    • Blackfire
  • UX/UI Tools
    • Sketch
    • Invision
  • Languages
    • PHP 7
    • Bash
    • JavaScript
    • TypeScript
    • Frameworks
    • Symfony 4.x
    • Zend
    • Phalcon
  • Testing
    • PHPUnit
    • Magento Testing Framework (MTF)
    • Selenium
    • TestPad
    • GhostInspector
    • Gherkin/Cucumber
  • Monitoring/Alerts
    • New Relic
    • Zabbix
    • Pager Duty
  • Local Environment
    • Ubuntu (custom build) or MacOS
    • PhpStorm
    • Docker
  • Communication
    • Slack
    • Gmail
    • Jira
    • Google Hangouts/Meet
    • Zoom

The Perks…

  • 22 Days holiday (+ Bank Holidays)
  • Additional days holiday for each year in service
  • Company Pension
  • Latest & Greatest Hardware
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • At least two Team Parties per year
  • Team Lunches
  • Monthly Team Breakfast
  • Cake on your Birthday
  • Cycle to Work
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Eyecare Vouchers

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