Mid Level Backend Developer

Reason Digital are looking for a talented Mid-Senior level backend developer to join them in creating apps, online services and business-critical systems for organisations across the country. You will work on a range of exciting and life-changing digital projects, examples of some of the projects they have already worked on include;

Apps to make sex workers safer
Web-based platforms to help the community access underutilized resources like transport and venues
Apps that help prevent trips and falls for older people
Platforms to help businesses and investors measure their impact on society
Apps to that make it easy to donate unwanted goods to charity
….and so much more.

Key Responsibilities

4+ years experience building web based applications
Build and maintain complex web applications
Use automated testing to support development
Implement and use CI / CD tooling
Maintain and develop containerised applications
Work across multiple projects simultaneously

Skills & Experience

Node JS / PHP
AWS (including serverless)
Experience in Laravel / Symfony frameworks
Bitbucket / Github pipelining

Nice to haves:

An understanding of frontend frameworks like Vue / React to make integrations easier


Do you offer flexible working?
Sure do! Flexible hours and working from home are not a problem.

What is your culture like?
A relaxed open plan atmosphere that concentrates on getting the best tech to charities to create the greatest social impact (also see benefits below).

Is there room to grow / progress?
Definitely! They have career progression plans with outlined skills and behaviors to give a clear guide to help you advance in your career.


Their bright and airy offices are right in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter within easy walking distance of all major train, tram and bus stations. They offer a competitive salary based on experience and give you the choice to work on either a Mac or a PC.

There is other great benefits you will have access to too such as:

Flexible working hours
Opportunities to work from home
28 days holiday and the ability to purchase up to 5 more days through a salary sacrifice scheme
Paid sick, emergency and compassionate leave
Company pension
Cycle to work scheme and other salary sacrifice schemes providing tax efficient ways to pay for parking, gym memberships and more…
Paid volunteering leave
Childcare vouchers
Eye care vouchers
Access to training, materials and the ability to attend conferences and networking events where relevant

A staff perks package offering free mobile phone insurance and money off high street and online shopping, technology, motoring, travel, food, experiences and popular attractions
You will get involved in working on a diverse range of interesting projects working with charities and other organisations to deliver social good in an environment where your ideas will be heard and you will have input into key decisions, contracts and policies.

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