Reporting to               PHP Team Leader

Position Type             Permanent, full time

Company Overview

Maple Syrup Media (‘MSM’) is Europe’s largest and fastest-growing cashback group, comprising Quidco in the UK, Qipu in Germany and Shoop in France. Its mission is to provide a platform where its 6m+ members receive the best incentive for their purchasing power and merchants are able to profitably influence behaviour based on deep consumer data.

Founded in 2005 as an online pure play, MSM has grown from a tech start up to become the most sophisticated omni-channel rewards programme with over 120 employees.

Product innovators, MSM has had considerable success in launching popular new products and services. Last year the group issued over £70million in cashback to its members, driving over £1.2billion in GMV (Gross Merchandising Value).

Job Purpose

We are looking for the right candidates ready to take on this important role and strengthen our Tech team.  You must be self-motivated and an easy going team player. Must thrive in a fast paced environment and be able to produce high quality code following an Agile methodology.

You will be able to contribute top quality software under tight deadlines. Must be able to work in the UK on a full time basis. You will be part of a growing team of highly motivated PHP developers, working on a leading cashback platform.


  • Develop web applications using Laravel and a custom framework
  • Work closely with our project manager to define feature specifications
  • Perform periodic code reviews
  • Contribute to our software architecture and optimise existing code

Requirement skills and experience

  • BS or MSc in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5 years Web Development experience
  • Track record of developing scalable web applications
  • Strong knowledge of handwritten PHP, Javascript, HTML and CSS
  • Experience with unit testing
  • Experience with Laravel, Symfony2, CodeIgniter or similar MVC frameworks
  • Experience developing RESTFul APIs
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Design Patterns (PHP)
  • Experience with MySQL
  • Strong command of a Linux based development environment
  • Experience with version control systems (mercurial or git)
  • Understanding of web related security issues

If you think you have the experience, skills and the drive to excel in this role then we would love to hear from you!

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