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We are looking for a Back End Developer to join our established and growing team. If you live and breathe web development and love exploring new technologies, we would love to meet for a brew!

You will be working in an experienced design & development team where you will have the opportunity to develop your skills whilst bringing your ideas to life.

CandidSky's collaborative approach to design, development and marketing have led to outstanding client results and industry recognition.

Role objectives

  • To produce high quality web products for clients and CandidSky (including both websites and applications)
  • Using a combination of front end and back end technologies to build elegant features and functionality
  • To explore new approaches and technologies to push the envelope for what is possible on the web.

The ideal candidate will...

  • Be able to code blindfolded in at least one back end programming language (E.g OOP PHP, MySQL)
  • A good working knowledge of JavaScript.
  • Have experience with at least one industry standard platform (E.g. Laravel)

Bonus points if you have the following...

  • Experience with JQuery, Node.js, Angular or React
  • Deployment and server side experience (Cpanel, WHM, GIT)
  • Interest in web animation and cutting edge technologies 

Why join the team?

  • Super central location just off Deansgate and a few minutes from trains, trams and buses
  • Awesome offices in Grade II listed building with plenty of space to breakout and collaborate
  • Regular career development sessions with directors
  • 30 days' paid holiday plus one extra day per year served, up to five years.
  • Flexible working hours and freedom to work remotely when needed
  • Training fund for continuing professional development
  • Team social fund; activities and incentives
  • Relaxed environment promoting health & wellbeing: fruit, teas, healthy snacks, regular breaks and meditation
  • Weekly Yoga sessions
  • Regular social events: nights out, film nights, gaming nights and more!
  • Tonnes of Lego


Interested? Fill out the form below to apply.