Senior Full Stack PHP Developer

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Senior Full Stack PHP Developer to join our London based scrum team. We're currently looking to build out a London scrum team to be closer to our internal customers and for the diversity that it brings, whilst working closely with our talented offshore team.

Over the past year we have been upgrading our Tech stack to move to the latest frameworks and tools (symfony, vue.js, graphql, docker, kubernetes) including migration to Google Cloud Platform. We are on a journey so are looking for a great developer but also someone that can bring their own expertise to push forward our overall technical excellence.

About Unbiased

At Unbiased, our mission is simple – we want to help people take on life’s big decisions with ease. How? By connecting them with the ideal professionals to help them.

We have come to realise there just isn’t enough guidance out there for people. From arranging care for a loved one, or arranging a funeral, we face tough decisions every day. That’s where Unbiased comes in. Our service enables millions of people to make confident choices for all of life’s big decisions by providing them with the best professionals and the quickest, simplest solutions for their needs.

Working at Unbiased means working with intelligent, motivated people who believe in what we do. We have a fun, relaxed environment in which we are simply trusted to get stuff done.

Skills & Experience

·       Excellent working knowledge in PHP

·       Experience working with modern PHP MVC frameworks (Symfony preferred but not essential)

·       Good front end development experience preferred especially with Single Page Apps such as Vue.js

·       Experience working in a CI/CD and Kubernetes environment preferred

·       Coding best practice for performance, security and other architectural best practices

·       Experience working with bug trackers and Git

·       Ability to quickly implement solutions from idea to release


Technology Stack

These are the key technologies you will use:

  • Languages/Frameworks: PHP, Symfony, Vue.js, JavaScript, HTML/CSS/LeSS, Webpack
  • Databases: PostgreSQL
  • Environment: Google Cloud Platform, Linux, Git, JIRA


How we’ll take care of you:

  • Share options: We want our whole team to share in our success, you’ll be a key part of the business helping our growth, so you’ll be allocated valuable options in Unbiased.
  • Brilliant Pension Contributions: We go above and beyond when it comes to helping you to save for your future.
  • Investment in your Development: Alongside in-house training, you’ll be allocated £1,000 a year to invest in your career development
  • Investment in your Wellbeing: Your wellbeing is a top priority for us, and you’ll be able to benefit from fully paid subscription to Calm, our favourite Wellbeing App
  • Social Events: We’re a social bunch (lockdown’s permitting…) so you can expect plenty of activities based in and around our vibrant office in the heart of Farringdon
  • Flexible working: we’ll work with you to find the balance of office-based work and remote working

The Usual Benefits:

  • Holiday: you’ll be allocated plenty of holiday to ensure that you have enough time to recharge, work-life balance is super important to us here
  • Flexible working: we’ll work with you to find the balance of office-based work and remote working
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Life insurance


Equal Opportunity  The best ideas are often the least expected and require new ways of thinking; that’s why our teams at Unbiased are made up of broad range of talented people. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

Data Privacy Personal information about unsuccessful candidates will be held for 12 months after the recruitment exercise has been completed, it will then be destroyed or deleted. We retain de-personalised statistical information about applicants to help inform our recruitment activities, but no individuals are identifiable from that data.Once a person has taken up employment with Unbiased, we will compile a file relating to their employment. The information contained in this will be kept secure and will only be used for purposes directly relevant to that person’s employment. Once their employment with Unbiased has ended, we will retain the file in accordance with the requirements of our retention schedule and then delete it.

Agencies As much as we appreciate the help, we’re using our own direct sourcing methods or we’re working with one of our carefully selected Agency Partners on this vacancy. To find out a little more about how we partner with agencies please email FAO our Talent Manager, speculative phone calls will not be taken by our team neither will CV submissions without Unbiased or the candidates expressed consent.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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What makes us different?

Want some insight into how we work as a team? Here are our culture behaviours that are at the core of everything we do:

Be relentless about progress

To be the best at what we do, we push things forward with tenacity. 

There will always be blockers, we always find ways around them. 

Enjoy the journey

We celebrate successes and give kudos to our colleagues for a job well done, no matter how small.

Share and seek input

Our most valuable asset is our people. We embrace challenge and different opinions and are more interested in learning than being right. 

Risk failure to achieve success 

We iterate often, fail quickly, learn and go again. But this doesn't mean we sacrifice the quality of our work. We aim for excellence in everything we do but we also acknowledge that sometimes we need to say: for now, it is good enough. 

Own it and get it done

We don't point blame or find excuses. We are accountable and take responsibility for our mistakes and when we don't deliver. We totally own our failures and learn from them. 

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