Job specification

Mid-Level PHP Developer





Reports to

Development Director



Thu, 08 Dec 2022

Responsible for;

Based in Poland, your primary focus will be helping the backend team maintain our existing code base of server-side scripts, cron jobs and working on existing/new APIs to assist the front-end team.

Main duties

  • Maintain a range of existing systems (cron jobs, Gearman tasks, APIs)
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenge
  • Write efficient, testable, and reusable PHP code
  • Deploy new technologies to advance the company's back-end system

Skills and Qualifications

As an ambassador for our corporate values - Trust, Passion & Excellence, you will need these skills and experience for your daily duties:

Very good level of English (spoken and written)

Essential experience in:

  • PHP 5.6/7
  • Docker (including docker swarm)
  • Redis
  • Cron job / long running processes
  • MySQL

Desirable experience in:

  • Gearman
  • RabbitMQ
  • Jenkins
  • Node JS
  • Graphql

What we offer

  • Work within a well-known company within the UK telecoms market
  • Work withing a team of people from all over the world (Poland, France, Brazil, UK, South Africa)
  • A very attractive salary based on your level and experience
  • Working in two week periods (Sprints / Scrums)
  • Chance to join some events and trips
  • Remote working
  • Optional relocation to the Isle of Man on contract of employment

Key attitude/behaviours

All plan.com employees must present a professional, efficient image at all times and undertake any tasks reasonably requested of them by the company.

We’re looking for somebody with:

  • A can-do attitude - prepared to "go the extra mile"
  • Lots of energy - a team player who can work off their own initiative
  • A heightened sense of urgency
  • A curious learner with an interest in professional development
  • Actively demonstrate a passion for the business

What’s in it for you?

We’ll drive you to push your limits and develop your existing knowledge and skills. We actively promote open-ended learning and hope our people grab these opportunities with both hands. Bonus scheme and recognition awards:


Company wide pension scheme


private health insurance


entirely free gym membership


Extra half day holiday on your birthday


professional qualification support


access to play.plan for employee only rewards


personal life insurance


Generous holiday allowance

What to expect with a career at plan.com

plan.com launched in October 2013. We’re innovative, energetic and growing fast, which means we’re always on the look-out for people who share our passion and dedication to grow with us.

We promise that when you start your career with us, you’ll never stop learning and you’ll never stop being challenged.

If you fit the bill, get in contact. We’d love to hear from you.

We’re not your average company. Everyone’s input counts.

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it takes?

In order to keep your personal data protected, we only accept
applications via our online application process.


We do not accept applications via email or any other contact method such as online via Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter. The details that are submitted to us via the application process are stored securely on our HR portal. Access to this information will be restricted to senior management and/or members for the HR team. We do not share this data with third-parties and information is only used for the interview and job selection process. Data is stored for a maximum of six months. In certain circumstances it may be beneficial to hold your data for a longer period with a view to other suitable roles becoming available and thereafter it will be deleted from the HR portal.