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Careers with YUDU Sentinel

An open environment and a strong commitment to professional development are what characterise working at YUDU.


YUDU are a multi-faceted digital publishing company and as such we're always on the look out for new talent. Below are a list of current vacancies. If you'd like to apply or to send your CV speculatively, please email us by clicking here.

Mid-level Laravel Developer

UK-based applicants only please


The PHP Developer will be part of a small team (3 developers, 1 product manager, 1 QA tester) which is primarily working on YUDU’s Sentinel product.

You will work closely with the product manager and development team using Scrum and Agile methodologies to craft high-impact and innovative web and mobile applications. The right person for this role will be looking to join a fun and collaborative environment creating quality software whilst maintaining excellent security standards and minimising technical debt. Your work will benefit high-profile organisations and we also encourage you to give back to the open-source community where relevant and possible.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop new features and functions for existing products
  • Maintain coding standards and practises
  • Research and implement new technologies, tools and methods.
  • Code reviews.
  • Writing automated tests.

About the software product you will be working on

YUDU Sentinel is an SaaS, crisis communication platform delivering information and instructions in the event of cyber-attack, terrorist attack or and unforeseen event such as a protest. The Sentinel platform is used by organisations from diverse industries such as accounting, law, theatre, councils, insurance and healthcare.


Dependant on experience, circa £28K – £40K.

Security requirements

  • Will have to satisfy background security checks.
  • Right to live and work in the UK.


Office is located in Clitheroe, Lancashire, UK. We will consider full remote working for the right candidate. Until the Covid-19 pandemic subsides, we will be working 100% remotely.

Key technical skills

  • PHP – preferably the Laravel framework
  • JavaScript and JQuery knowledge
  • HTML and CSS
  • Ajax/JSON
  • Git / Github / Gitflow

Key soft skills

  • Good communicator.
  • Team player.

Nice to have

  • OOP / MVC
  • Composer / NPM / Webpack
  • Server Admin
  • Server deployment and management
  • Domain Setup / DNS
  • Phpmyadmin
  • Mysql / Sql / Eloquent:
  • PHP Unit Testing
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Knowledge of Bootstrap, Vue.js, Framework 7 or other front-end frameworks
  • Write clean maintainable code and follow style guidelines.
  • Able to consume 3rd party API's
  • Cypress automated testing experience.
  • AWS knowledge

Company Benefits

  • Professional Development Opportunities (i.e. Training, Conferences, etc).
  • Free Gym Membership
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • 30 days holiday per year.
  • Flexible working policy
  • Remote working policy.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Free life insurance scheme.

Shortlisted candidates will first receive a 15-30 minute phone conversation to discuss suitability and give an opportunity for candidates to ask questions about the role. Should the candidate make it to the next stage, candidates will be invited to a 40 min online video interview with other members of the development team and recruitment team.

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To apply, please send us your CV and Github account