Software Engineer (PHP)

Tangent is looking for a Software Engineer (PHP) to join their office in Newcastle.

Employer: Tangent

Location: Newcastle / UK

Position: Software Engineer (PHP)


Tangent is a London/Newcastle based digital agency working in partnership with a wide range of global brands including Carlsberg, Sky, The Labour Party, Nails Inc, Freesat and Centrepoint.

At Tangent, we understand that customers’ expectations continually increase and when it comes to digital, today’s WOW is tomorrow’s ordinary.

That’s why we believe in creating digital products and experiences that meet great expectations.

About you:

We are looking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic software engineer to join our in-house technical team.

Working on one of our key client accounts you will help support and develop a wide range of applications written in a variety of languages including Java, PHP and Python. You will use up to date techniques and market leading technology to ensure our platforms provide high levels of availability and stability.

You will use frontend frameworks including VueJS, React, Vanilla JavaScript and CSS pre-processors and contribute to all aspects of our development strategy including design, requirement gathering, new feature development, testing and performance enhancements.

Experience with Docker would be beneficial but a proficiency in using Linux is essential. Knowledge of cloud services including AWS and Kubernetes is also desirable.

Your skills:


• Excellent OOP, PHP5/7 and MySQL skills
• Experience with at least one MVC framework (Symfony/Zend/Laravel
• Strong debugging skills
• Comfortable with Linux command line J
• Javascript (hand-coded JS, not just libraries)
• Experience in gathering requirements and estimating projects
• Version control with Git

• Experience with frontend frameworks (VueJS/React)
• Understanding of cloud services
• Experience with automated/continuous deployment

What to expect:

• Fast paced and exciting culture
• Modern working environment in the heart of the city centre
• Cycle to work scheme and discount travel cards
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Regular social events and payday perks
• Flexible working
• Competitive salary

How to apply:

Please drop us your CV over email or contact us on +44 (0)191 9081681 if you’d like to apply.

Job Application Link: https://www.tangent.co.uk/careers/software-engineer-php


Natural born problem solvers, Tangent is the digital agency that’ll help you realise your potential, reimagine your customer experience and reinvent your future – fast.


Earl Grey House, 75-85 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6EF


0191 9081681

[email protected]

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