Software Developer (PHP)

Crown Gas & Power is a business gas supplier to the commercial sector based in Bury, Manchester. We are renowned for our innovative products such as 100% biogas, utility connections and our first-class customer service.

Since our inception in 2001, our people have put all their energy into providing gas to businesses across the UK. We encourage everyone in the business to share their ideas, successes and struggles to help achieve a common goal. Our culture is based around open doors and friendly faces and our people are honest, welcoming and relaxed. We are looking to hire likeminded people to join a business that is working hard to make a difference in our industry.


  • 25 days holiday
  • Yearly bonus
  • Flexitime
  • Onsite gym
  • Free parking
  • Paid social events
  • Mental health support
  • Childcare vouchers

The role

Crown Gas & Power is looking for a Software Developer to join its busy and thriving Change and Technology team. The successful candidate will work in a rewarding and challenging environment ensuring our business can continue to provide a first-class class customer service to its customers.

You will be a team player that independently develops and sustains technical knowledge and is a natural problem solver with attention to detail.


  • Contribute to all phases of the application development lifecycle
  • Identify potential improvement opportunities
  • Ensure all business applications are supported to a high standard. Incidents, requests and problems are resolved within a timely manner
  • Contributes ideas and efforts towards the development and delivery of service improvement initiatives and related software development projects
  • Help conduct live releases for all business applications
  • Provide on-call support for business-critical applications requiring extended support
  • Assist with user acceptance testing


  • Commercial PHP developing experience
  • Good experience in Laravel/MySQL/JSON/HTML/CSS/XML/jQuery
  • Experience using JavaScript and/or JavaScript frameworks (Vue, React, Angular)
  • SQL Skills, SVN experience
  • Good communicator with all management levels and stakeholders alike
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Confident, self-disciplined and autonomous
  • Organised with good time management

The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post. Job descriptions are regularly reviewed to ensure they are an accurate representation of the post.