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Want to work for amazing clients as part of a great team?
We thought so.

Building on an outstanding reputation nationally, we're proud to work with a diverse range of brands, powering their ecommerce platform to new heights. As a result of delivering fantastic results for our customers, Aurora Commerce is rapidly growing, attracting new customers each year.

As we continue to grow, there will always be opportunities available for the ideal candidate. At the same time, we strive to provide the ideal working environment. We foster an engaging, fun and flexible work environment with a progressive, enthusiastic team working on industry leading technology. We believe in retaining and developing staff, so provide access to industry leading training courses and allocate time for personal projects. To reward our staff, we also offer a host of benefits including access to Perkbox, flexible work days, holiday gain, competitions, staff get togethers and family days out.

Let us provide you with a platform from which you can showcase your abilities.

Lead PHP Developer

Home Based

Calling all passionate and driven Lead PHP Developers

We're offering the chance to join our rapidly expanding, highly enthusiastic team, helping us build the next version of our software platform from the ground up. The role offers a huge amount of freedom to bring your ideas and experience to the table, seeing them used in implementing the latest technology. Collaborating with other likeminded souls in a highly connected, ambitious work environment, this could be the perfect role for you.

Apply now to see if you can be one of the team to help us move forward.


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Working in a small team with similar skilled developers, you will help decide the future of the product. Whilst experience of managing a team is awesome, at this stage it is a flat structure – we want as much expertise involved during the foundation, before we look to take on reinforcements.
  • Employing best practices
  • The ability to share and communicate ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing
  • The capacity to work independently or as part of a team and operate to tight deadlines
  • Communicating clearly to all stakeholders
  • A desire to keep up to date with the latest technologies

We’re eager to hear from those who have previously held the role of PHP Developer, Senior Developer, Lead Developer, Development Lead, Developer, Senior Programmer, Senior PHP Developer, or Lead LAMP Developer.

Must Haves

  • At least five years’ commercial experience of working with high traffic, high volume websites
  • PHP 7+
  • Database optimisation
  • AWS
  • Microservices
  • API
  • NoSQL, such as Elasticsearch
  • MVC and design patterns
  • Unit Testing and Test Driven Development
  • Caching technologies, such as Redis or Varnish

What's In It For You?

If you are looking for an engaging, fun and flexible work experience with a progressive, enthusiastic team working on industry leading tech, then we want to hear from you.

Our compact setup offers you a greater sense of freedom within your workday and space to grow, as well as the chance to have a major impact on the direction of our product.

  • Permanent remote working with a highly talented, enthusiastic team
  • Great role progression prospects
  • The chance to gain industry-leading training
  • Excellent pension
  • Superb holiday package, including a holiday gain scheme
  • Flexible working schedule, within time ranges
  • Workplace benefits and perks; including Perkbox, competitions, get-togethers, and days out
  • The capacity to work on personal projects
  • The opportunity to engage on creative, industry pioneering work, with long-term contracted clients

With our innovative platform, inventive workloads, a proven track record of long term staff retention, alongside impressive pay and benefits, Aurora Commerce could be the place for you.