Software Developer

I am currently recruiting a Software Developer for a large, well known client of our in the Blackburn area. Please see the detailed job description below:

Summary of Position

  • Primarily responsible for the development, maintenance and support of the Group e-commerce estate, throughout multiple websites, within a mixed real estate of platforms including Magento 2, Laravel, WordPress and others.
  • Working on projects and change requests, from creation to resolution.
  • Identifying, troubleshooting and resolving ad hoc system/website matters.
  • Development, creation and implementation of custom websites.
  • Working on multiple APIs and various systems integrations.
  • Testing the product in controlled, real situations before going live

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of technical solutions on the e-commerce estate (both Magento and other platforms).
  • Production of web solutions based on business and technical requirements.
  • Re-engineer and refactor existing code / extensions as required and write tests.
  • Internal development of Magento 2 modules in separate code repositories and release cycles.
  • Communicate status and blockers to the project management teams, and to line management.
  • Writing and implementing efficient code.
  • Developing quality assurance procedures.
  • Internal support, bug fixing and investigations.

Skills and Experience


  • Well-grounded in software architecture and development best practices
  • Strong knowledge of OOPHP
  • Laravel / Symphony or any other modern PHP framework experience
  • Database experience – MySQL
  • Familiarity with GIT
  • Commercial experience of e-commerce websites
  • Solid understanding of source code


  • Magento 2 experience
  • Exposure to modern JavaScript frameworks e.g. React, Angular or Vue.JS
  • Cloud based technologies e.g. Containers, Docker, Kubernetes etc.
  • Experience writing API’s
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience writing tests

If you are interested in this role please call Daryl @ GPW Recruitment on 01744 454 300 or email daryl . allen @ gpw recruitment . co . uk