Software Developer


Job Number: 16281

Location: Loughborough Contact Centre (126)

Contract: Full Time / Permanent



Dixons Carphone are looking for a Software Developer (PHP) to join our Loughborough office. You will be joining one of our high achieving, highly successful development teams sitting within our new Digital Hub!

The team has enjoyed a lot of success over the past few years, and have been awarded Carphone Warehouse Team of the Year on two occasions previously. You will work with many cutting edge technologies in a wide variety of software solutions across the group and also for very high profile technology partners. We’re looking for Individuals that believe in creating industry leading software that can be rapidly deployed around the globe, using the latest in web technology.

As we’ve been so successful over the years, more and more work is coming our way so the opportunities within the team are huge. You would be working with some of the highest profile partners in the technology industry, so you would be filling your CV with some amazing sites & projects immediately as you start.

We are just embarking on something truly spectacular within Dixons Carphone and are looking for exceptional individuals who are hungry to be part of this.


What we’re looking for

  • Experience of working with maintaining and creating PHP applications in a commercial environment or on personal projects, ideally using an industry recognised framework such as Symfony, Zend or Laravel.
  • Good knowledge of the underlying LAMP architecture and a working knowledge of LAMP server set up and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of MySQL and constructing well optimized queries.
  • Experience of developing applications and systems with security as a priority.
  • A willingness to carry out important work outside of office hours as and when urgent, out of hours support is occasionally required. Passion for programming and all things tech is essential


You’ll need to fit in with the team and our clients, so we are looking for these kinds of skills and personal qualities too:

  • Attention to detail with the ability to drive a project or task to a successful conclusion.
  • Self motivated.
  • An ability to see individual tasks within the big picture.


Other tech that may be advantageous:

  • PHP (Symfony 2/3, Zend, Laravel), HTML5, CSS 3, XML, JSON, AngularJS, MongoDB, Javascript, jQuery, Boostrap, SASS, REST, SOAP, GIT, TDD, PHPUnit, MYSQL, LAMP, Memcache, Solr, Functional testing.


What you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary with annual bonus.
  • Choice of MacBook or Window/Linux laptops.
  • Flexible working hours with work from home days. 25 days holiday + your birthday off (we’ll even send you a box of chocolates to celebrate) & Benefits package 
  • Great employee offers including Carphone Warehouse and Currys PC World discount card. Relaxed working environment, no dress code, free coffee and pizza!
  • Work as part of a creative and technically excellent team. Great career development opportunities.


Dixons Carphone is Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people’s expertise to reach out and help new customers. What’s more - we’re exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.


It’s an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.