Venditan, The E-Commerce & Retail Experts
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Help us change the face of e-commerce in the UK...

Our Venditan

We've invested over £10 million and over 2.5 million lines of code into development of our commerce platform to make online retail as simple and as satisfying for consumers as possible. Driven by switched-on people that constantly build and innovate, pursuing a company culture that combines technical innovation with personal and professional achievement.

Current Positions

The Good Stuff

  • Salaries that respect your worth
  • Superfast 200Mb uncontended office bandwidth
  • Flexible hours
  • Career and skills development plans
  • No dress code
  • Work from home days
  • Decide your own development environment
  • Bike to work scheme
  • LAN Parties and other paid for monthly social events
  • Running, hiking, cycling, football and tennis groups
  • Monthly company lunch and champagne launches
  • No shortage of free caffeinated products to keep you going
  • Four floors up in the heart of the City of Manchester
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Varied and interesting projects
  • Paid for conference tickets
  • Employee referral program with £1,000 incentive
  • Socialise as much or as little as you like
  • Progressive management - we encourage your ideas
  • We’ll buy your IDE for you
  • Open and honest communication
  • Work / life balance
  • Culture of innovation and sharing
  • Diverse and cool people who enjoy coming to work
  • Trips to the pub
  • Free fruit deliveries
  • St Patrick’s Day barrel of Guinness
  • Fees paid for healthy outdoor events like triathlons, 5 a side & races

Current Positions

Senior PHP Developer

Over 5 years in PHP development? At least two of them in ecommerce? We'd like to meet you - we think you'd like us.


We are looking for a further Senior PHP Developer to help drive our aggressive product roadmap, improve the performance and features of our platform and develop software engineering best practice across the organisation.

The only UK Google Cloud Platform Partner specialising in ecommerce

Some of the UK's most exciting merchants depend on our Venditan Commerce platform to power their websites, stock management, logistics and much more. We need a further mature, creative and accomplished OO PHP specialist to continue this development.

Our senior engineers aren't just great coders; they raise the bar for the whole business. They share their knowledge across the organisation, mentor upcoming talent and, more than anyone else, 'get it' and get it done.

Employment is a pragmatic decision at Venditan. Responsibilities play to your strengths, salary to your worth. We strive to create an engaged and stimulating workplace with regular social activities, company lunches, sporting activities and all manner of other things in a company that is probably bigger than you realise, right in the heart of Manchester.

The successful candidate would meet the following requirements:

  • A background in commercial development, most likely on ecommerce platforms
  • A solid understanding of OO PHP
  • A track record of constant learning and understanding of current technology opportunities

PHP Developer

Ready to take your development skills to the next level?


There is an opportunity at Venditan for a further experienced back-end PHP Developer to help drive our aggressive product roadmap, improve the functionality, performance and features of our systems and support software engineering best practice across the firm.

Diverse and cool people who enjoy coming to work

Some of the UK's most exciting merchants depend on our Venditan Commerce platform to power their websites, stock management, logistics and much more.

Employment is a pragmatic decision at Venditan. Responsibilities play to your strengths, salary to your worth. We strive to create an engaged and stimulating workplace with regular social activities, company lunches, sporting activities and all manner of other things in a company that is probably bigger than you realise, right in the heart of Manchester.

The role will involve:

  • Web application development, mainly in OO PHP
  • Working with the operations team to improve the architecture while building and scaling back-end services
  • Supporting and inspiring other engineers to build the best ecommerce platform in the UK
  • Ensuring that technical decisions support our goals of performance, quality, reliability, scalability, availability and security

And you will have:

  • A background in commercial development, most likely on ecommerce platforms
  • A solid understanding of OO PHP
  • A track record of constant learning and understanding of current technology opportunities

We never stop innovating, our clients never stop innovating and you won’t either.