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As a backend developer, you will have a passion for digital and have put it to good use developing and maintaining robust server-side technology. You will be super keen to develop your experience further in a hugely creative environment, working with web applications that are literally saving lives every day!

App development Team working

Make a difference with mobile apps.

Innovation time to work on personal projects? Check. Resources dedicated to personal development? Check. Working alongside a talented team of changemakers? Check. Just a few reasons to join 3 Sided Cube as a PHP Developer. Apply now or forever hold your peace.

We’re looking for a backend developer who can match our passion for digital and put it to good use developing and maintaining robust server-side technology. Work in a hugely creative environment on projects that literally save lives every single day!


Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 (depending on experience)

Location: Bournemouth

The stuff you're already doing:

  • A strong understanding of PHP
  • Experience using web frameworks such as Laravel, Symfony or Express
  • Knowledge of relational databases e.g. MySQL or MariaDB
  • Experience developing and maintaining RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of version control systems. We use Git.

What makes you special?

  • Experience writing and maintaining testable code and test-driven development
  • A strong understanding of web application security
  • Knowledge non-relational database & search systems e.g. MongoDB, ElasticSearch, or DynamoDB
  • Experience using CI & CD in a team environment
  • Knowledge of server orchestration tools such as Chef, Puppet or Ansible
  • Experience using containerised applications and tools such as Docker and Docker Compose
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment
  • Javascript and Javascript frameworks
  • An understanding of approaches to scaling high traffic web applications
  • Experience using frameworks such as Angular, Backbone, Ember, React JS etc
  • Have a working knowledge of web build tools such as Grunt, Gulp, Webpack etc
  • Experience configuring, maintaining and securing Linux servers
  • Experience using and configuring cloud hosting services e.g. AWS, Azure or Google Cloud.

3 reasons to join our team


1. Time to work on innovation projects

Our Innovation Time initiative gives you dedicates 15% of your time (a week every two months or so) to work on personal projects you’re passionate about.


2. Personal development plans

Every member of our team has a personal plan of where you want to go and what you need to get there. We give you everything you need to reach your full potential.


3. Agency culture and life at 3 Sided Cube

Work in a relaxed office environment that’s tailored to you; from Friday lunches and monthly activities to attending events and working from home.

The day job?

  • You’ll be collaborating with some of the best PHP developers around
  • Working with big data as well as tornado, hurricane and earthquake alerts
  • Support the web team to build and maintain web applications used by millions
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with other team members
  • Help investigate and debug application issues at scale
  • Take a proactive approach to your learning and development
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest technologies and development trends
  • Experiment with serverless and voice technology
  • Use the latest frameworks.

A bit about us...

3 Sided Cube is a multi-award winning app development and digital agency based in the UK, with a particular passion for building technology for good.

Be it life-saving, life-changing or problem-solving, we champion the genius over the generic. And are looking for new talent to join our team.

Meet the team you'll be working with:

Tim - android developer - Mobile

Tim Matthews

Mobile Team Lead

Get to know Tim

Simon Mitchell

Lead iOS Developer

Say hi to Simon

Nikos Rapousis

Android Developer

More about Nikos

A few more reasons to join team Cube:

  • 5 whole days to innovate and experiment with tech every 8 weeks
  • Personalised development plans for everyone
  • A focus on wellbeing and helping you become better in all aspects of life through our CUBExcellent initiative
  • Additional holiday day with every year of service
  • Flexible hours, remote working and a relaxed office environment
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Town centre parking
  • Free Lunch Friday, free breakfast, fruit, green tea, gin… the list goes on
  • Lots of opportunities to be social, including monthly team outings and an annual weekend away
  • And much, much more…!


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Published on March 11, 2019, last updated on March 11, 2019