Lendable is hiring a

PHP Symfony Engineer

Greater London, United Kingdom

The role:
We’re looking for a PHP engineer to join our engineering team. This is the team that put the Tech in FinTech, our current team of 14 backend engineers, 3 frontend developers and 2 devops engineer have helped transform finance by building a next generation lending platform and they’re at it again with a brand new product launching this year. 

There’s a lot to do, from building and integrating new API’s to further improve the customer journey and optimising the lending platform through to deep architectural discussions and new product development. 

What you’ll be working on:

  • Building API’s for new partnerships 
  • Helping launch a new products for launch in 2020
  • Technical and architectural challenges including microservices, DDD and more

Our Tech Stack

  • PHP 7.3
  • Symfony 4.4
  • Node.js
  • AWS
  • MySQL
  • RabbitMQ
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes


  • React & React Native, TypeScript, MobX, Redux, Stylus and SASS


  • Jenkins and CircleCI - we deploy to production as soon as we finish a feature 
  • Behat, PHPUnit, Jest, Selenium and Detox for automated testing

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong PHP development experience, ideally with PHP 7
  • A good understanding of a modern PHP framework like Symfony, Zend or Laravel
  • Strong understanding of abstraction and interpolation 
  • A keen desire to want to learn and input into a highly collaborative team 
  • If you’ve worked in a Kanban environment, it would be a plus but not needed

What’s Next:
We’re not a corporate so we try our best to get things moving as quickly as possible. For this role we’d expect:

  • A quick phone call with one of the team
  • A short exercise to complete in your own time  
  • Onsite Interview 
    • Discuss the exercise you completed
    • Meet the team  

What you’ll get:

  • The opportunity to build a new and improved financial institution from scratch!
  • A best in class compensation package 
  • An open and honest culture with flat hierarchy
  • Personal development and learning time
  • A fun and inspiring work environment; featuring monthly socials, weekly team lunches, onsite Yoga every week, an annual one-week work event abroad for everyone (our last one was in Tuscany!) and more
  • A multi-cultural team made up of dozens of different nationalities and backgrounds
  • We're an equal opportunity employer and are looking to make Lendable one of the most inclusive and open workspaces in London