Working with Aston Barclay

PHP Web Developer

Location: The Car Buying Group

Voted the fastest growing Tech company in the North of England 2017 and number 20 in The Sunday Times top 20 tech track 100 list 2018, The Car Buying Group, work with enthusiastic, passionate, and hardworking individuals. Our aim is to be one of the leading online car buying services, offering an industry leading proposition, delivering the fairest, simplest and one of the fastest ways to sell a car on line. Our passion is cars and customer experience.

We are looking for a PHP Developer to join our busy team. The role can be office based, home based or a hybrid.

We are looking for someone who shares our fanaticism for the improvement of UX and the ability to translate business needs into elegant technical solutions.

The PHP/Web Developer will have responsibility for:

  • Supporting in the implementation and delivery of large scale projects
  • Working as part of a cross functional team
  • Developing innovative ideas to transform our operating platform to provide improved effectiveness and efficiencies in line with the needs of the operations team
  • Working closely with stakeholders to build frameworks that improve the company, colleague and customer proposition
  • Having high attention to detail and the ability to build a clean set of code
  • Delivering code, testing and supporting applications


  • Demonstrable experience of building PHP applications
  • Experienced with MySQL database design & building queries
  • Strong appreciation for website performance and optimisation
  • Confident with git version/source control
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organisation skills and self-motivation
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Ability to solve problems effectively
  • Ability to communicate appropriately at all levels
  • Interest in keeping up to date with new and emerging development

Desirable but not essential:

  • Previous use of Yii2 PHP Framework (other PHP MVC frameworks also desirable)
  • Experience working with Bootstrap 4
  • Experience operating HA/horizontally scaling infrastructure
  • Previous experience with DigitalOcean IaaS

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 

Registered Address

Units 1 & 2 Harvard Way
Normanton Industrial Estate
West Yorkshire

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