FireCask is looking for an experienced and passionate back-end developer to join our team in Manchester! You will be working on a wide range of projects and your tasks will vary for all clients based both within the UK and overseas.

You must have a proven background in back-end web development, and be committed to keeping up to date with industry news and best practices.

Strictly no Recruitment Agencies!


SalaryUp to £37,000, based on experience
LocationManchester City Centre
Starting DateASAP
Vacancy TypePermanent
HoursMonday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Application Deadline20th July 2018


    • In-Depth Knowledge of WordPress and its API.
    • 2+ years practical knowledge of PHP7, MySQL, JSON.
    • 1+ years practical knowledge of API development.
    • Ability to use version control (Git).
    • Coding with SEO and performance best practices in mind.
    • Client relationship skills with the ability to document and train technical novices.
    • Excellent analytical and time management skills.
    • Basic knowledge of server environments and its effect on your role. You don’t need to understand a server at a granular level, but are able to understand those who do.


  • A knowledge of Sass.
  • Knowledge of PWA implementation.
  • Knowledge of Angular and/or React JS.
  • Knowledge of Laravel.
  • A basic knowledge of Gulp & NPM. (How to install packages via NPM and run a Gulp script, or can learn quickly).
  • Knowledge of local development environments (such as MAMP).
  • Knowledge of Testing frameworks (like Unit Testing).
  • A knowledge of the command line & configuring servers.
  • Magento 2 skills.
  • A passion for the industry, it’d be great if you attend local meetups and conferences.
  • Moonlighting projects (include them in your application!)
  • Experience with public speaking

Why Work at FireCask?

FireCask is a small but powerful agency that helps businesses evolve online. When you work here you’ll be joining a laid-back but professional team.

  • A company laptop with secondary monitor
  • Having your birthday off
  • Flexible remote working
  • Access to good coffee
  • Ability to grow and develop within the agency
  • A relaxed and fun working environment
  • Being fed at regular company lunches
  • Joining us at the pub 🙂
  • Popping over to Italy for our annual remote working week.

Apply Here!

Strictly no Recruitment Agencies!

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