Career Opportunity

Back End PHP Developer

Role: Back End PHP Developer

Salary: 25K - 35K

Location: Cardiff

Closing Date: Friday 3rd November 2017

Who Are Compare My Move is an exciting young company in a period of rapid expansion and growth. We operate an online comparison service for people moving home, businesses relocating and international removals plus much, much more… 

We are already experiencing huge success in our sector and are looking for the best people to join our growing team to help make Compare My Move a powerful, recognisable brand in the UK and beyond.

The Opportunity

Are you a Back End Developer looking for a new challenge? are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Back End Developer to join our development team.

Do you want the chance to be part of an exciting and forward-thinking business? If so could be what you are looking for. 

We need someone who can hit the ground running working with our Development team to take our website and brand to the next level. We are looking for a creative, driven person who wants to progress and grow their career in line with our ongoing expansion. If this sounds like you then please get in touch as we’d love to meet you.

The Role

Support and enhance existing systems to fulfil business objectives

Business/System analysis to determine requirements for new development and system enhancements, ensuring they do not have a negative impact on existing service, compliance or data quality

Provide technical input for projects throughout the development lifecycle (produce design, functional and support documents as required)

Provide technical/professional expertise within your area

Provide all aspects of ongoing support for the business

Collaborate with in house development and digital marketing team to optimise website user experience

Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate

Ensure development is delivered on time, budget and to agreed business requirements

Developing inline with digital/SEO strategies



At least 3 years experience using PHP Object-Orientated Programming (PHP 5.6 to PHP 7.0)

At least 2 years experience in PHP Framework Symfony and/or Laravel 

Strong experience required using a VPS with CentOS 6.9 (cPanel and WHM are installed)

Strong experience using Command Line Interface and proficient to use daily

Strong experience in Website and Server Security 

Strong experience using GIT Version Control and using Best Practices for versioning changes effectively

Strong experience using MySQL/MariaDB

Experience using Composer to use Third-Party Libraries

3+ years experience in a similar role

Ability to communicate well at all levels


Experience using SASS and jQuery with compilers such as Grunt or Gulp

Experience using node.js

Experience in Email Management

Experience in Project Management 

Experience in using and developing APIs

Understanding of best working practices and documentation.

Experience of automated testing


Excellent salary of up to £35,000

Bonus opportunities

Company pension scheme

Development opportunities as company expands

20 days annual leave, plus bank holidays & Christmas/New Year closure

Free parking

Friendly, flexible working environment

Brand new office work space

Please email your CV over to to apply for this position.