Experienced PHP Developers in London

Several mid-senior job positions are now open for PHP developers in London ideally with experience working with APIs. We are looking for motivated developers with confidence in the design, development, testing and management of APIs within both server based and serverless environments.

The job is located at our impressive North London offices where our skilled teams collaborate to deliver high quality projects to an amazing set of tier 1 clients all with with engaging and challenging requitements. We can offer Visa sponsorships but this role does require you to reliably commute to work in our offices to be part of a close knit team that will work, support, challenge and innovate together. Limited hybrid working plans are available where a reasoned requests is approved.

Required skills

  • PHP
  • APIs – Good experience designing, developing, testing and managing APIs within both server based and serverless environments.
  • Design & implementation of API solutions & strategy
  • Building optimised APIs that ensure security, usability and reliability
  • JavaScript – Commercial experience with JavaScript/Nodejs and GoLang programming
  • SQL –  Strong experience with SQL based databasing

Advantageous skills

  • GoLang (Go)
  • Commercial experience with the use of DevOps toolsets for CI /CD automation
  • Unit Testing
  • Commercial experience with GraphQL and gRPC
  • Expert in RESTful principles including JWT, JSON, Integration, yaml language and Open API Specification Standard.
  • Strong experience in OAuth2 implementations using identity/SSO tools
  • Knowledge of virtualised technologies and techniques, such as containerisation
  • Experience with NoSQL technologies


Candidates will

  • Enjoy being part of the company’s fast-paced, scale-up environment.
  • Build rapport quickly, creating positive and productive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Value diversity, different environments and cultures.
  • Have excellent communication skills, and actively enjoy shaping requirements and communicating technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Be proactive / hard-working / reliable.
  • Be resiliant / respectful / enjoy their work and workign within a team
  • Be able to relaivbly commute to the Xanda HQ offices in North London
  • Have an analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Be subject to a DBS check.
  • Have experience in the design & development of POCs.
  • Be able to deliver projects from inception to completion often working with a broad mix of individuals and companies with diverse skill sets.
  • Possess outstanding attention to detail and understand the need for high quality documentation.
  • Collaborate with various companies (vendors, operators & others) to provide technical recommendations and specifications for wider industry adoption.
  • Be highly experienced in the Agile methodology and processes with a hands-on approach to assist with the design and prototyping for product backlog and road-mapped features.
  • Be able to work towards deadlines, being personally resilient and able to handle, at times, the pressure of a demanding workload and complex client needs.


This role is primarily office based in the company’s recently renovated, stunning offices in North London (1 min walk from East Finchley tube on the Northern Line). Limited hybrid working options can be considered.

About us

We are a well established digital media agency with clients including national telecoms providers, government agencies, high street restaurant franchises, award winning fashion houses and professional footballers. With over 23 years’ experience in cloud based web systems, we pioneer new technology and services to achieve maximum added value from web technology for our clients. We have recently been recognised as being one of the top three digital media agencies in London.

Starting Salary

£40,000 to £65,000+ year – considering skills and experience – negotiable

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