If you’re ambitious and passionate about Backend Development and are looking for an opportunity to put your stamp on the field with our well-established team, please keep reading…


A Graduate Backend Developer will…

  • Learn to tackle complex problems
  • Work on cutting edge products and applications
  • Work closely with team leaders to grow as a developer
  • Work collaboratively with the rest of our team to deliver high-quality, testable products for clients
  • Write backend code inline with best practices for Magento 2, and bespoke Symfony projects.
  • Demonstrate initiative and confidence
  • Be creative when looking for solutions to difficult problems
  • Understand and implement instructions and directions from others
  • 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
  • Be provided opportunities for growth and success within the company

Our Ideal Candidate will have…

  • Energy and enthusiasm with an ability to learn quickly
  • Articulate and concise communication skills
  • A desire to be a team player
  • A proven track record of successful deliveries with deadlines
  • A firm knowledge and desire to implement coding standards.

Other Desirable Skills…

  • eCommerce exposure
  • Magento 1 and/or 2 exposure
  • Exposure to web applications
  • PHP, MySQL, JS, Git experience
  • Knowledge of PHPStorm
  • Awareness of ticketing systems such as Jira

Technologies / Frameworks used at AYKO…

  • Platforms
    • Magento 1 CE & EE (limited to legacy minimal legacy projects)
    • 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 and 8
    • Bash
    • JavaScript
    • TypeScript
    • Frameworks
    • Symfony 4.x
    • Zend
  • 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 as standard
  • Additional days holiday for each year in service
  • Work Anniversary Gifts
  • Birthday Gifts
  • Team Events
  • Employee Engagement Programme
  • Company Pension
  • Monthly Team Huddle
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Eyecare Vouchers

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