Now Hiring for a Software Engineer – PHP (Laravel) & JavaScript (Angular)!

RealityMine is a technology provider to the market research industry. We use cutting edge technology to help our clients gain a deeper insight into the digital lives of consumers.

We are looking for a candidate to join the engineering team to work on projects using JavaScript and TypeScript in the Angular framework for frontend and a mostly PHP & Laravel/Lumen backend. These are used to provide management systems for staff and customers of market research projects.

Software Engineers in the Portal Team develop, improve, and maintain the systems that provide management tools for market research projects, with the support of the Platform & Services Engineering Manager and other colleagues.

RealityMine employs modern development practices in our workflow, using Git alongside CI/CD, unit testing and open-source coding standards. There are lots of opportunities to work in other areas or technologies and expand your knowledge.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Understanding requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Interpreting software development specifications and design documents
  • Writing application code and tests that conform to standards
  • Feeding into the design process on recommended architecture
  • Working alongside engineering, testing, user experience and other roles
  • Adhering to company policies and procedures with respect to security, quality, and health and safety.

Location: Manchester (hybrid working)

Required Skills and Experience

Essential requirements:

  • The ability to solve problems and find out/source information
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong PHP knowledge utilising the Laravel or Lumen frameworks
  • Strong JavaScript or TypeScript knowledge utilising the Angular framework
  • HTML and CSS

Desirable requirements:

  • Experience with AWS & Serverless technologies
  • Experience developing privacy centric applications
  • Experience with optimising SQL queries when working with complex and large datasets

RealityMine’s benefits, what we offer:

RealityMine’s benefits, what we offer:

Work in a market leading technology company that helps research and marketing professionals achieve unique insights into the mobile and digital lives of consumers.

At RealityMine we do everything we can to support our people so that they can be themselves and realise their potential. We love people who are hungry for learning and achievement!

  • A dynamic and friendly office in Trafford Park, with free parking and secure bike shed
  • Variety of working environments i.e., standing desks, sofas, private working pods
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Purchase/sale of up to 5 leave days pa – after 2 years’ service
  • Life insurance
  • Workplace pension with employer contribution
  • Performance based bonus scheme
  • Informal dress code
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Branded company merchandise
  • New company laptop (Dell or Apple Mac – your choice)
  • One to one learning and development coaching sessions
  • Support and budget available for training programmes
  • Seasonal office events
  • ‘Giving back’ to Charity
  • RealityHive social events in person and virtual
  • Free breakfast, fruit, tea, coffee, juice, snacks, etc
  • Office table tennis table
  • Daily visit from local restaurant ‘Green Fork’ for lunch and snacks purchase
  • Building vending machines
  • On site showers

Hybrid working

  • Work from home or in the office – it’s your choice
  • Working from home equipment provided i.e., desk, screen and chair
  • RealityMine Colleague £100 pot to spend on additional working from home items
  • Office days- lunch provided for team meetings, collaborations and business needs
  • Flexibility offered on start and end times depending on personal circumstance
  • Regular virtual meetings (team and company) – via telephone and video
  • Birthday and seasonal gifts sent to your door
  • Monthly fun competitions with prizes
  • Friday virtual 3pm drinks
  • Virtual quizzes and daily celebrations