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Who we are

Freetobook is a family run business based in Glasgow city centre. We provide online booking technology to a growing customer base of B&Bs, rentals and small hotels around the world. As we increase development on new products and modernise existing applications we need experienced PHP developers to continue growing our successful online booking system. Be part of an agile and friendly programming team creating solutions for 1000s of independent businesses around the world.

Why work here?

Customers choose us because we are open, honest, straightforward and actively support small and medium independent businesses (above all others). Our strength lies in our innovative ability to create new and better ways for small accommodation businesses to thrive online. Many thousands of hotels, hostels and B&Bs all over the world rely on us for their online bookings. There is no better feeling than the positive feedback we receive as we continually roll out enhancements that directly and instantly help their businesses grow.

Some of our work involves connecting with the world's giant travel businesses such as TripAdvisor, Expedia and, who dominate online bookings. Our technical ability is and has been respected by all of them for years as we continue to develop the best solutions to connect with accommodation owners.

Who you are

The most important thing about you is that you think "yes, this seems like a cool place to be". Our developers enjoy thinking hard to find the right solution for each situation. Always starting with an open mind to find the neatest solution that puts a smile on our customers’ faces and dollar in their back pocket.

Things that will help you thrive here:
- good problem solving with strong analytical and logic skills
- ability to plan/build complex work on your own yet happy to ask for advice
- a thorough approach, with a real sense of pride in your work
- deliver well thought out code that's flexible enough to develop and improve on
- ability to visualise client usage and anticipate future developments or improvements

You will be comfortable contributing to discussions on what will work best, and why, in an open environment and have a technology background covering some of the below (in order):

  • Object Orientated PHP
  • Developing on Linux environments
  • Relational databases (MySQL)
  • Front-end HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Git / Continuous Integration
  • XML/JSON Web Services

However, more important than any of the above technologies is a friendly, open and positive attitude to work, learning and life.

Our tech stack
Linux, Apache, Mysql, PHP, git, javascript, html, css, jquery, redis, Symphony, laravel, Vue

freetobook location

Where we are

We are bang in the middle of Glasgow city centre at

100 Berkeley Street, G3 7HU

2 minutes walk from Charing Cross, Sauchiehall Street, Kelvingrove Park and the West End.

What we offer

  • Very Competitive salaries.
  • Small diverse teams with some very talented minds in the tech industry.
  • 33 days of annual leave inclusive of 8 bank holidays.
  • 10% of your working time allocated to the learning and self-development of your choice.
  • Flexibility on working hours.
  • Great city centre location.
  • Relaxed dress code and friendly working atmosphere.
  • Food making facilities, games and chill out area.
  • Secure bicycle parking.

Where to start

Send your CV to and feel free to add in any online stuff that we can look at and write a cover note. If you want to discuss this further please just drop us line via the email and we'll get back to you.

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