Full Stack Software Engineer (PHP/MySQL/JS)

by | May 4, 2022 | Careers


Work like never before! Simpler, faster and smarter mobile working.

WorkPal is a cloud-based field service management software allowing both online and offline working, designed to bring field service operations into the digital era.

We have over 10 year’s experience under our belt and having achieved multiple industry awards, together with our recently announced investment of £1million over a 2 year period, we are excited to grow our business further and are looking for Full Stack Software Engineers to help us on our journey.

We love what we do at WorkPal, behind our software solutions is a close-knit team of dedicated engineers and designers, delivering results for our clients. When we’re not working, you’ll find most of us gathered, with a little bit of friendly rivalry, around the office PS5.


To work exclusively on the WorkPal Cloud-based Application and it’s RESTful API, along with the rest of the development team, to create new features, troubleshoot issues, and continually improve the product.

Responsibilities (depending on level):

MID-LEVEL £30-£40K

  • Writing efficient SQL queries and stored procedures.
  • Diagnosing bugs and fixing them.
  • Completing larger scale feature tickets.
  • Collaborating on tickets with other developers.
  • Diagnosing performance issues in the application and completing fixes.
  • Understanding of SQL performance issues such as indexes, poorly-structured queries.
  • Reviewing the tickets of fellow developers, comprehensive testing, adding of clear tasks of any issues found.
  • Writing automated PAT and Postman tests.
  • Mentoring Junior developers.

SENIOR £38-£50k

Duties listed above plus:

  • Take the current ‘Develop’ Branch of code and create a release, run automated tests etc. then deploy to the production server and do the switch over.
  • Spec out more complex tickets for the lower-level developers
  • Monitor server logs and understand issues. Take action if necessary to rectify outages, such as restarting the server or contacting the hosting provider.
  • Oversee the automated testing and recommend tests that are missing or revisions to existing tests

Essential skills/technologies:

  • PHP 7+
  • MySQL
  • Javascript/jQuery
  • HTML
  • JSON
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Experience using and building REST APIs

Desirable skills/technologies

  • ReactJS
  • Linux Server Management


  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • A hybrid working model, with a mixture of remote working and some days from our great new office in the city centre
  • Training, Learning and growth programs

We are an equal opportunities Employer. We adhere to all relevant legislation and offer services regardless of age, race, sex, disability or religious belief.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and Basic Access NI criminal record check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from employment with Barclay Communications. This will depend on the nature of the position, together with the circumstances and background of your offences.

To apply for this job, please email your CV to recruitment@workpal.app