Backend Developer

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We have a fantastic opportunity for a Developer to join our growing team. Reporting to the Head of Development, the development team is responsible for creating the solutions to challenges our clients face. This can include integrations with a wide range of technologies and bringing those solutions together with shopify. As our company grows, there is room to progress into a management role with this position.

Key Areas of Responsibility

Responsibilities in the role

  • Website builds in Laravel linked to Shopify including creating third party integrations
  • Ideally experience ecommerce systems such as Shopify or WooCommerce
  • Attending and contributing to team based or company wide meetings
  • Debugging other members of the teams code
  • Work with cross-functionally to enhance overall user experience of our platforms
  • Responding to requests from the development and or client services team
  • Responding to request from clients
  • Conducting development tests
  • Contributing to the continuous changes to development process and best practices
  • Attending discovery sessions and contributing to writing technical specifications

Skills and Experience


  • At least 3 years experience in web development
  • PHP experience specifically Laravel
  • Integrating with APIs within Laravel
  • Thorough knowledge of basic coding languages including HTML, JavaScript and CSS
  • Knowledge of backend languages such as Liquid (Shopify)
  • Understanding of the structure of coding languages and how they can be utilised together
  • Ability to come up with solutions rather then having the solution dictated to them
  • Knowledge and understanding of SQL based database languages such as MySQL and postgreSQL
  • Ability to understand and design databases
  • Knowledge of databases and operating systems
  • Ability to learn new software and technologies quickly – a platform such as Shopify is constantly evolving and we always aim to bring the newest features to our clients
  • Ability to follow instructions and work in a team environment
  • Competent in use of version control systems such as Git
  • Awareness of web performance best-practice, developing for accessibility

Nice to haves


  • Experience developing APIs
  • Experience integrating with third party APIs – an understanding of the Shopify Admin API would be a big bonus
  • Experience with Vue.js or React
  • Experience working with e-commerce platforms such as Shopify, Magento or Woocommerce
  • Experience running training sessions for Junior members of the team


  • £30k – £35k depending on experience

Our Benefits


Aside from a competitive salary working at Quickfire Digital comes along with a host of benefits including:

  • Appraisals every 6 months upon completion of probation with payment review every 12 months
  • 37.5 hours a week – Monday to Friday
  • Holidays 25 days + Bank holidays
  • Private Medical Care
  • Regular Quickfire socials across the year 
  • A chance to learn and develop new skills as part of the role
  • An opportunity to develop the role further and to begin managing others
  • Auto-enrollment on pensions
  • Reporting directly into a line manager
  • Development team evenings out
  • Development team training days once a month


Ability to commute


Quickfire Digital is based in Norwich. A developer should be able to reliably commute to our office. Quickfire Digital allows some remote working, however, we pride ourselves on a great office atmosphere that means much of the development team attend the office each day.

Interested in this role? Please get in touch via email with your portfolio and cover letter!

“I love being part of the team at Quickfire, it’s fun, rewarding and exciting”


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