PHP Developer - Edinburgh

Trendzer is a multi-national high growth company with offices in the UK and the Netherlands. As the market-leading provider of website, marketing and cloud services to SMEs, we work with thousands of companies - from small businesses who are ready to take their first steps online, to global brands and blue chips that are household names in the UK and overseas.

Brief Outline

Trendzer is now seeking a PHP Developer to work closely with the Platform team. The role offers an excellent opportunity to gain practical and commercial experience in a fast-paced technology business. This varied role requires individual who is willing to be flexible in managing their workload and who will take on a wide range of tasks and responsibilities including:

  • Writing back end code in PHP and frameworks such as Laravel and Symfony
  • Writing from end code in Javascript / jQuery / vue.js / Angular.js
  • Input in to the product design and feature set

Experience (essential)

  • An expert level understanding of leading web technologies : PHP, JavaScript, HTMl5, CSS3, jQuery
  • An expert level of knowledge of MySQL
  • Experience integrating 3rd party systems using API’s, XML, JSON, RESTful services
  • OOP design and implementation (with experience of doing so in PHP)
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate into technology solutions
  • Solid understanding of cross-browser/platform issues and code solutions.
  • Solid understanding of OWASP Security principles and implementation in Web Applications.

Experience (highly desirable)

  • Knowledge of front and backend frameworks : Symfony, Laravel, vue.js, Angular.js
  • Knowledge of Unit testing methodology and TDD
  • Experience working with GIT
  • Understanding and experience of Microsoft cloud IaaS and PaaS – Azure


  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Good analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Able to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

If you are interested in applying for this position, then get in touch - we’d love to hear from you. Email

Please include an up to date CV and use your cover letter to tell us why we should work together and what greatness you would bring. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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