Back-end Developer

Job description

Who We Are

Tended is a rapidly-growing tech startup based in Lincoln. We’re on a mission to improve personal safety with intelligent safety systems and accident detection wearables. 

We’re developing a solution to improve safety around the world and at the same time disrupting an industry that has seen minimal innovation since it began. We're making immense traction in this space, with products sold worldwide and contracts secured with a number of the world's leading companies. It’s an exciting time to join our growing team (we're predicted to grow from 16 to 40 in the next 12 months), with lots of opportunity for progression.

What We’re Looking For

We’re on the hunt for a Back-end Developer to join our team. We are looking for a talented individual who isn’t afraid to jump straight in at the deep end and is keen to be a key member of the company.

This Position is For You if You:

  • Want to become immersed in a variety of exciting and cutting-edge technologies
  • Embrace the challenge of working in a startup environment
  • Want to work somewhere you can have your voice heard
  • Want to be part of a company that loves problem solving

With your developer skills, will be tasked with the maintenance of our API, as well as implementing new features in accordance with our roadmap. This will also include the maintenance of a small website, though the skills to do so are not requisite.


Main Responsibilities

  • Develop scalable and maintainable RESTful API's to allow structured programmatic access to our back-end services
  • Write detailed documentation to allow other developers to easily integrate with these API's
  • Develop and continually improve upon back-end database structure
  • Develop unit tests and integration tests to ensure high quality code is deployed to production


Tended is committed to employee growth and development. Although the skills listed below are desirable, we are always keen to hire people who have passion and drive to learn new skills.


Desirable Skills & Knowledge:

  • Proficiency with PHP and SQL (preferably MySQL)
  • Understanding of the development and maintenance of RESTful APIs
  • Understanding of PHP Frameworks, including Slim
  • Version control, using Git and Github
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Proficiency with Angular

Our salaries are competitive, and we have some great perks. 

Interested? Send us your CV and covering letter telling us why we need to hire you.