Full Stack Web Developer (PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JQuery etc)

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Join our friendly and hard working team

Full Stack Web Developer (PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JQuery etc)
£24k - £35k DoE
Iron Gate, Derby

We are looking for a new full stack (front + back end) web developer to join our small team based in Derby City Centre to work on both our in-house SaaS off the shelf website system, and bespoke web projects.

Essential experience

A minimum of 3 years working experience in the below:-

  • PHP
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • MySQL Database systems
  • HTML & CSS
  • Bootstrap
  • Javascript
  • JQuery

Beneficial experience

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • DeployHQ
  • GitHub
  • Graphic design skills (Photoshop etc)
  • Linux server management (scripting, bash, ssh etc)
  • Agile Methodologies

About us

We believe in making the web easy. We do this through providing beautiful and easy to use websites, which are customised for each client, and by providing each client training on how to use their website and keep it up to date.

We are a team of four, based in the heart of Derby City Centre. The majority of our clients are small businesses using our in-house developed ready-made website system which we sell under our Antiques Web Design and uporium eCommerce website brands on a SaaS (Software as a Service) model. Our ready-made website system provides everything from off the shelf designs to choose from (which can be customised in a multitude of ways), to easy management via our website manager (aka CMS), hosting, and support.

Whilst our off the shelf websites account for the majority of our clients, we also have a portfolio of clients with bespoke websites, and some with large cloud based systems.


Day to day

Your role would involve:-

Off the shelf website related

  • Developing new features
  • Integrating new design themes
  • Bug fixing and troubleshooting

Bespoke work

Ad-hoc bespoke work for existing clients ranging from creating new features and building new pages, to a full website build

Client facing

  • Technical support
  • Answering the phone when customer service team member is already on the phone



9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday

We’re always happy to be flexible where possible for family / childcare commitments

The ideal player

  • A keen eye for accuracy and attention to detail
  • Dedicated and hard working
  • Organised
  • Good communication skills
  • A good attitude

Our Values and culture

What we believe

Easy - Easy to work with and well as making products that are easy to use

Personal - We build a personal relationship with every client, keeping on a first name basis with all our clients and you will know the person on the end of the phone.

Quality - We focus on making high quality products, well engineered with a strong attention to detail.

Innovation - We strive to innovate and iterate to ensure we stay ahead of the curve and provide the tools necessary for success.

Accurate - We think things through, don't make assumptions, focus on the details and strive to get it right the first time.

Efficient - Making sure we are time efficient, consistent and organised.

Happy - Deliver excellent customer service to keep our customers happy as well as keeping our staff happy.

Transparency - We aim to be open and transparent in all the business we do.

Robust - We focus on building software and systems that are robust and reliable.

Why work at ph9?

People spend a large part of their lives at work, and we believe it’s important to enjoy yourselves and get on with the people you work with!

As well as having a culture that supports a happy and friendly atmosphere, we like to go out once in a while together and enjoy ourselves! We’ve done the following in the past, but if you’ve got any other ideas they’re more than welcome!

  1. Go karting
  2. Escape rooms
  3. Climbing Snowdon
  4. Zip lining
  5. Beer festivals
  6. Nurburgring track day

We believe it’s important to celebrate our achievements, even sometimes when they’re littles ones. So don’t be surprised if we order everyone pizza or Nandos for lunch!

We’re smack bang in the middle of Derby City Centre so perfect for lunchtime or afterwork food, drinks, shopping and socials.

If you have kids, and you need to be in work 10 minutes late, or leave a little early to cater for childcare then we’re flexible and understand family comes first.

Rob the owner is a dog lover, and often brings in his dogs Jolt and Turbo. So if you’re a dog lover too and don’t like to leave your pooch at home, then we may be able to arrange having them officially join the team too!

Our industry is very fast paced, and constantly changing, so it’s really important to learn! That’s why we’ll do things like visit conferences and events, book time in for you to do research and study, or have industry experts come in to deliver training on a particular topic.

If you drive, then we’ll pay for your parking. Plus we’re within easy reach of the A38, A52, A50 and the M1.

Derby bus station is just a few minutes walk away, and we’re also close to Derby train station

Every Friday we have a team meeting. This is either in the pub, or in our offices with Beer, Wine or Cider. We officially close to our customers early, and have a team meeting where we can discuss the events of the week, celebrate discusses, resolve issues, and finish feeling energised so we return on Monday feeling excited for the week ahead.

And more!
    Ice pops
   Nespresso machine
   Free snacks + drinks
   Christmas to New Year off
   Your birthday off work
   Up to 25 days holiday
   Relaxed atmosphere
   Epic hardware

Apply now

No recruitment agencies!

To apply please send the following to careers@ph9.com

  • Your CV
  • A covering letter
  • Your salary expectations
  • Links to work you’ve completed, or a portfolio. Please specify specifically what your involvement was in each project