Mid/Senior back-end developer

Join us in developing apps, digital services and business-critical systems that improve lives.

Why work at Reason?

We are looking for a talented, socially-motivated mid/senior level back-end developer to join our team. Joining us means working on a range of inspiring and life-changing digital projects. Below are just some examples of digital tools that we’ve created that make it easier to get out of bed in the morning:

  • A chatbot to provide support to young people at risk of being groomed or exploited
  • An app that helps parents and carers of children with serious illnesses, to better manage their complex medicinal routines
  • Web-based peer to peer platforms, which help those in need to apply for the benefits they deserve and require
  • An NHS-approved app to support older people in healthy ageing


Salary Range: £31,250 – £40,000

The Reason Digital team

Key Responsibilities

– 4+ years experience building web based applications
– Build and maintain complex web applications
– Use automated testing to support development
– Implement and use CI / CD tooling
– Maintain and develop containerised applications
– Work across multiple projects simultaneously

Skills & Experience

  • Node JS / PHP
  • AWS (including serverless)
  • Experience in Laravel / Symfony frameworks
  • Bitbucket / Github pipelining

Nice to haves:

  • An understanding of frontend frameworks like Vue / React to make integrations easier


Our bright and airy offices are right in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter within easy walking distance of all major train, tram and bus stations. We offer a competitive salary based on experience and give you the choice to work on either a Mac or a PC.

There is other great benefits you will have access to too such as:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunities to work from home
  • 28 days holiday and the ability to purchase up to 5 more days through a salary sacrifice scheme
  • Paid sick, emergency and compassionate leave
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme and other salary sacrifice schemes providing tax efficient ways to pay for parking, gym memberships and more…
  • Paid volunteering leave
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Access to training, materials and the ability to attend conferences and networking events where relevant
  • A staff perks package offering free mobile phone insurance and money off high street and online shopping, technology, motoring, travel, food, experiences and popular attractions

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