PHP Developer



Yielders’ award-winning real-estate investment platform is the UK’s first Islamic finance-friendly FinTech company to be directly authorised by the FCA. We deliver consistent returns for the conscientious, modern investor from as little as £100. Our unique business model has enabled our users to earn regular rental income on the 1st of every month for over 3 years (and counting) as well as competitive returns on exclusive development projects aiming for high capital appreciation.

Our core activities span across FinTech, private equity and soon, fund management. Due to our equity-based investment opportunities, we are one of the few investment companies able to market to the GCC and wider Islamic market whilst steering clear of the risks associated with P2P lending.

We are looking for an experienced PHP Developer to assist in building and implementing functional changes to our proprietary technology stack and website.

The Role

As a developer, you will be working in an agile team to deliver functional changes to front end and back end systems through sprints and release cycles. You will work closely with our CTO and existing developers and gain first-hand experience developing cutting-edge solutions for a highly exciting FinTech company. Developers will also:

  • Lead in maintaining the existing functionality of the technology stack
  • Develop and maintain APIs
  • Optimise cross-platform functionality for mobile-friendly site

Are you right for us?

Technology forms a core aspect of the Yielders ethos. We pride ourselves on developing all our solutions in-house and therefore, you will form a key pillar of our business. You should be able to:

  • Work with initiative
  • Deliver quality work in a timely manner
  • Conduct basic data analysis and management exercises
  • Be dynamic with a go-getter attitude
  • Logical thinker with a keen eye for detail


  • Minimum 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related field) from a reputable university
  • 3+ years’ experience developing in PHP using Symfony essential
  • Basic knowledge of the LAMP stack
  • Experience with RESTful services preferable
  • Experience working in a TDD Environment preferable
  • Experience writing automated tests and understanding of CI
  • Experience building mobile API’s preferable
  • Solid understanding of GIT version control system (including branching and conflict resolution)
  • Code versioning tool experience (GitLab) preferable
  • Understanding of wider application architecture (LAMP/LEMP, Queuing systems, Caching, Indexing, etc.)
  • Solid knowledge of HTML and CSS/SaSS
  • Knowledge of web development security best practices
  • Vagrant/Docker/kubernetes/AWS/Ansible preferable
  • Experience integrating 3rd party API Services (Facebook, Google, AWS, PayPal) preferable
  • Open-banking API experience preferable
  • Automated testing and mobile website experience preferable
  • Mobile application development experience preferable

Salary & Benefits

  • Full-time role with highly competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Pension plan and contribution by Yielders
  • 28 days holiday a year
  • Iconic offices in Level39, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf. We have unlimited drinks, a coffee machine and freshly made cookie time every day at 3pm. We also have a table tennis table
  • Regular networking and social events with food and drinks included
  • Team bonding events every quarter
  • Opportunities to travel for business development as the business expands across the globe
  • Relaxed dress policy