Web Developer

Job description

The Role

We are looking for a PHP/Magento developer based in our Glasgow City Centre Office (Central Station).  You will join a team of 4 working on the 5th fastest growing fast-fashion eCommerce website in the UK.  


Normal working hours are 9am-5.30pm Monday-Friday.  Some flexibility is available (i.e. 8am-4.30pm, or 10am-6.30pm).


  • Developing both front and back-end of ohpolly.com on an on-going basis (Magento Community v1.9).
  • Assisting with migrating ohpolly.com from Magento 1 to Magento 2.
  • Assisting with launching an additional new brand website on Magento 2.
  • Regularly performing Magento extension module upgrades and bug fixes.
  • Conducting site performance and speed-optimisation reviews on a regular basis.
  • Ensuring on-going PCI and GDPR compliance.
  • Supporting business users with the various systems Oh Polly use.

Salary Bands

  • Junior:  £25-32k
  • Mid-weight:  £32k-43k
  • Senior: £43k-£60k

What’s on Offer?

  • Relocation package for exceptional candidates.
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression.
  • Pluralsight subscription (https://www.pluralsight.com/ ).
  • Budget allocation for tech conferences.
  • Perkbox ( https://www.perkbox.com/uk ) with access to exclusive employee benefits, freebies and discounts – half price cinema tickets, holiday discounts and a lot more perks.
  • Onsite Yoga, Mindfulness and Meditation sessions.
  • Corporate gym membership.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • An extra day off for your birthday!
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression.
  • 50% discount on all Oh Polly products.
  • Company Pension.
  • Office Nespresso machine (for all the coffee lovers).
  • Office Playstation and N64.
  • Your choice of Macbook Pro (MacOS) or DELL XPS (Linux) laptop. 2 or 3 x rotating monitors setup.
  • Department Wired Magazine subscription and other goodies.
  • Flexible start time up to 10AM (finish time 6.30PM).
  • Bright spacious offices.
  • Company social events (Bowling, Go Karting etc) + occasional Pizza Friday's on the house.


  • In your cover letter you should write a few paragraphs (250 words maximum) which showcase your coding credentials and your passions for web development.



  • PHP/MySQL.
  • Version control (git).
  • Multi store Magento implementations.
  • Magento e-commerce templates and layouts.
  • Building custom Magento extensions and extending existing extensions.
  • Server management and working with Linux.
  • Semantically marked-up HTML.
  • CSS, including experience with pre-processors (e.g. SASS, LESS).
  • Writing clean and maintainable Javascript, jQuery, AJAX and XML.
  • Photoshop, Illustrator for web production (e.g. cropping, masks, selection, layer comps, creating SVGs).
  • Experience in developing responsive and mobile sites.
  • Eye for detail and alignment as well as a solid understanding of UX/UI design.
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills.

Bonus Points

  • Elasticsearch, Nginx, MariaDB.
  • Amazon Web Services, NewRelic, Puppet, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes.
  • Message queuing (e.g. RabbitMQ, AWS SQS).
  • Varnish.
  • Pair programming.
  • JIRA / Confluence.
  • Agile (Scrum / Kanban).
  • JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Vue.js).
  • Build systems for front-end web development (e.g. Gulp, Grunt).
  • Unit testing and Functional testing tools (e.g. PHPUnit, CodeceptionJS, Codeception, Browserstack).
  • Dependency management with Composer for PHP.
  • Competent in web services integrations (REST, SOAP, GraphQL).
  • Magento certification.


You should be educated to degree level in a relevant subject area or have equivalent experience.