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Senior Application Developer


Location: Shropshire

Job Type: Full time


As the fastest-growing fibre network in the UK, you could say we’re changing things up. Not only are we unlocking the digital potential of an entire nation, but we’re also constantly evolving, to give our people the most seamless employee experience possible. We’re doing this by creating a sense of purpose among our teams and offering career development opportunities the like of which has never been seen before. We’re a company that cares about people, places and new possibilities. Could this be the fresh start you’re looking for?

Telecoms is fast becoming the most exciting industry to join. It offers the security you need and the chance to make an impact on your community. It’s an industry that’s growing fast, with no sign of slowing down. and CityFibre adopts the same mission for its employees and the communities they work in. We’re creating a life in full-flow. No drop-outs no flicking the switch on and off, we’re making lives easier for the people of the UK, and our people too.

A rewarding career

If you’re going to be changing it up, you deserve to be looked after. That’s why we’re offering a salary of £60,000 depending on experience.On top of that, you’ll be able to enjoy plenty of benefits like 25 days’ holiday, a day off on your birthday, a day off to support a charity or organisation of your choice, a performance-related bonus scheme, and private healthcare to name just a few.

How can you change it up?

As a senior application developer at CityFibre, you’ll not just be a part of one fast-growing industry, but two! Telecoms and tech are incredibly exciting industries to be a part of - this is your opportunity to make your mark. Working in a DevOps-driven environment and within a Kanban framework, you’ll be working with a massive range of technologies that will see the digital revolution of the UK. Day to day, you’ll actively look into new tech that will improve our work, perform code reviews, coach junior developers and help drive a learning culture within the department.

What will you bring to the role?

This role needs someone driven. We’re redesigning the way Britain connects and your role is so important in how this is carried out. Our tech squad is pushing the boundaries. Don’t miss out on the chance to surround yourself with an impressive team of people pushing new ideas and catalysing the success of our business. You will bring some of the below to CityFibre with you:

  • Experience with PHP or Python
  • Experience with Laravel and MVC frameworks
  • Service Design Pattern, Repository Design Pattern experience
  • Experience using source control systems like Git
  • Experience with writing automated unit tests like PHPUnit, PyTest

We’re not looking for you to tick all the boxes, we’re looking for the right mindset and enthusiasm. If you’ve just found yourself nodding and thinking, ‘I can do that!’, things are about to get exciting.

So that’s the role, now let us tell you a bit more about life at CityFibre. We’ve built a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace that offers anyone the chance to grow a new career. We’re a Times Top 50 Employer for Women, have partnerships with Work180, Vercida and Disability Confidence, just to name a few – it inspires us day-to-day. The foundations of our teams are rooted in respect, development and continuous support. Our people are already changing it up, are you ready to join them?

CityFibre is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to individuals from all backgrounds, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, family status and disability. We recognise that everyone is an individual with a wide range of experiences and perspectives and believe this diversity of thought is what makes CityFibre special.