Senior Backend Developer


Our company is Fleetondemand where we deliver a new technology platform to the Fleet, Automotive and Vehicle rental markets. Our vision is to use our expertise and technology to deliver industry-leading software and e-trading marketplaces to our customers, partners and suppliers. Through desktop, web and mobile web, we aim to deliver access to information and services wherever you are.

Mobilleo is Fleetondemand’s market-leading MaaS solution that consolidates all forms of travel into a single desktop and smartphone application. Mobilleo provides access to thousands of global travel providers allowing users to find, book and pay for their entire journey as one single door-to-door itinerary in seconds, saving time and money.


Each product has its own team made up of developers of different levels managed by a Product Director. Developers are responsible for the solutions that they work on but also contribute to the efforts of the rest of their team through discussions and code review. We share best practice and learning across our product teams. We work with our colleagues outside of development understanding the needs of our customers and their users.

  • You will have typically have more than four years prior experience developing software and excel in finding or devising software solutions to problems.
  • You’ll have a good deal of knowledge about IT, software development and have a strong understanding of how the Internet works.
  • You will have a proven track record of building and maintaining web applications in a senior role.
  • You will have experience in discussing projects amongst technical and business teams, internally and externally.
  • A degree in Computer Science or similar is not mandatory but we would expect you to be able to demonstrate ongoing learning throughout your career.
  • You will have a positive and solution-orientated mindset.
  • Good written and verbal English.
  • Follow our coding style, best practices, helping to define and promote them across the team.
  • Architect and write modular, maintainable, performant and secure code. Ensure that these approaches are being applied across your team’s codebases.
  • Identify and solve problems, proposing effective solutions
  • Work with your team identifying, categorising and fixing bugs.
  • Contribute to improving development workflow.
  • Design and build new features and tools for our software.
  • Have a good understanding of the needs of front-end developers and API consumers who will be interfacing with your software.
  • Lead or regularly be involved in product development and technical ideas sessions with other developers, business colleagues, external customers and suppliers.
  • Ensure that thorough and timely code feedback is provided amongst peers. Make sure that your peers are completing tasks appropriately and any potential further work is identified.
  • Lead or participate in the wider development lifecycle including requirements analysis, solution design and documentation.
  • Proficiency with PHP is preferable, though we will consider candidates with strong experience of other OO languages. A solid understanding of MVC and other design patterns is required.
  • Be able to manage your own development environment and help others with theirs.
  • Comfortable using the command line and Linux tools.
  • Good experience of relational databases.
  • Have a good understanding of code version control.
  • Lead and engage in knowledge share with colleagues.
  • Enhanced understanding of security and performance.
  • Experience of deploying and maintaining production systems.
  • Experience of software testing.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as JavaScript, Python, Bash etc.
  • Experience of other storage solutions such as key/value, document store, caching etc.
  • Experience of owning a project from concept to production, including proposal, discussion, and execution.
  • DevOps experience.

7.5-hour day excluding mandatory 60-minute unpaid lunch, with hours of duty for this role ranging between 0800 – 1800, Monday to Friday.


Part-remote, average 2 days/month in our Saltaire office

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Starting salary of £36,000 – £46,000 Dependent on experience with the opportunity for progression.

Successful candidates will be subject to a Basic Disclosure (DBS) Check as part of our recruitment process.

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