Senior PHP Software Engineer / Senior PHP Developer



Nutickets are currently recruiting an experienced Senior PHP Software Engineer / Senior PHP Developer to spearhead and develop our innovative and agile team based in Manchester. Having already doubled the size of our multi-national company last year we are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated Senior PHP Software Engineer / Senior PHP Developer to continue to help us push our boundaries. This Senior PHP Software Engineer / Senior PHP Developer will embody our philosophy of ‘achieving things that could not originally be done’ and play an integral part in the business achieving its projected triple growth this year following successful penetration of new markets such as South Africa, India and Brazil.

Responsibilities of Senior PHP Software Engineer / Senior PHP Developer:

  • Manage a team of 3 PHP Software Engineers / PHP Developers
  • Architect, design and implement beautiful, performant & scalable PHP code.
  • Be involved in the full life cycle development process
  • Release customer-facing improvements every 7 days
  • Always be on the bleeding edge – integrating 3rd party APIs, deploying real-time applications, etc.

Essential experience required of Senior PHP Software Engineer / Senior PHP Developer:

  • 3+ years of PHP development experience
  • Strong OOP fundamentals and problem solving skills
  • Expertise level and working experience in SQL and relational database design / optimisation
  • AWS / Big Data is a big plus
  • Production expertise with PHP, jQuery and MySQL
  • Excellent debugging skills & strong belief in documentation and testing
  • Organized and methodical source control (Git / SVN)
  • Exceptional analytical aptitude and attention to detail
  • Team player who enjoys agile environments
  • Passion, drive, energy, a sense of humour and a great attitude

Desirable experience required of PHP Software Engineer / PHP Developer:

  • Project management/leadership skills
  • Previous experience in online ticketing / online promotions / e-commerce software
  • Experience with high load systems and AWS
  • Experience with full LAMP stack
  • Familiarity and development experience with Web services (e.g. REST, XML, XQuery, JSON, etc)


  • Salary dependant on experience
  • Fasttrack career progression
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to see immediate impact of your skilled work
  • Friendly working environment
  • Free car parking space

Company profile

Established since 2011, Nutickets (part of Nuweb Systems Ltd) are a Technology Company located in the Manchester Science Park campus. We provide a wide range of software products for the event industry from online ticketing and crowd control systems to online promotions tracking, event management and cashless payments.

Since inception we have experienced continuous growth, selling over £2 million worth of tickets whilst capturing over 5 million customers’ habits; hence, the need for someone like you.

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