Senior PHP Symfony Developer

last updated February 17, 2021 11:21 UTC

Lolly Labs

HQ: Remote

We’re looking for a driven, enthusiastic and talented Senior Backend PHP (Symfony) developer to become an integral part of our growing, young and ambitious team – We’re speedy and strive for fast-change to meet our client demand.

As an Senior Backend PHP (Symfony) Developer you will drive and contribute to the development of features, fixing bugs and issues, reviewing code from others in the team and making a key contribution to the entire development lifecycle, from conception and discovery through development and delivery whilst maintaining a conscious effort to keep aligned to agreed priorities and set development windows, helping the business achieve its strategy in a timely and cost effective manner.


You will be working on bespoke web applications, API integrations, web scraping, and automation tasks taking direction from both technical and non-technical stakeholders in what is a fast paced and ever changing environment. You should have experience working with MySQL, OOP, MVC andthe PHP framework Symfony.

Unlike many technology companies the projects you work on will be constantly evolving, and over the course of only a few months you will be making huge differences to client businesses via process automation. We’re at any one time building multiple solutions for many clients.

We use a cutting-edge tech stack including the latest versions of PHP, Symfonyand javascript. We have zero-downtime deployment set up and take advantage ofGithub to ensure our code is consistently stable. We are a fast moving team and as such, allow our developers to shape our workflow if you can demonstrate improvement.*


  • OO PHP 7 / MVC
  • MySQL 5.7
  • Git
  • Commercial awareness. You understand that you’re spending other people’s money to solve business critical problems, not geeking out for the sake of it
  • Self-sufficiency: initiative, time management, multi-tasking
  • Experience with continuous integration / continuous deployment
  • Ability to demonstrate previous apps or projects you have worked on
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and maintain oversight to deliver all to on time completion
  • Proactively manage your workload, feeding back regularly in the event of any delay or change to delivery time-frame or scope of work
  • Understanding QA and testing environments
  • Knowledge of working in Agile


  • Symfony5
  • Frontend UI development (not to fully build, but have the confidence to do small changes – HTML5, LESS.
  • Javascript/ES6
  • API development experience
  • Mobile development experience
  • Unix (daily desktop usage & server admin)
  • JIRA, Trello, Confluence
  • Comfortable with TDD
  • Understanding QA and testing environments
  • Knowledge of working in Agile
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