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Lead PHP Developer - Symfony

London, City of London - Greater London

Software Development

£65,000 - £70,000 per annum



As the Lead PHP Developer you'll manage a team that consists of 7 Developers of various disciplines and experience. The developers use MacBook Pros, but there’s certainly space for Linux lovers. They're are adopting and adapting agile development techniques such as test-driven development, continuous integration, and continuous delivery. They take responsibility for their code throughout the life cycle, deploying to production multiple times a day.

As the Lead PHP Developer you'll work on a variety of technologies including; Node.js, Python, Scala, AWS, Puppet, and early attempts in microservice architecture with Golang, so there’s plenty of opportunity to learn/work with new technologies. Although majority of the work will be PHP. 

Lead PHP Developer skills & requirements:

  • Proficient level of PHP and MySQL
  • Modern PHP frameworks experience (ideally Symfony 2 or 3)
  • Unit and functional testing (PHPUnit)
  • Experience in Agile environment
  • Experience with Node, Python, DevOps is a plus but not required. 

Lead PHP Developer responsibilities:

  • Take technical leadership on variety of projects, eCommerce platform, backoffice/internal systems, API services, there's something for everyone
  • Deliver projects according to agreed timelines
  • Ensure code is of high quality, secure and performant based on guidelines and principles agreed with Director of Technology
  • Submit unit and functional tests with your code changes
  • Active participation in agile ceremonies and peer code review process
  • Manage/mentor the junior developers

Lead PHP Developer requirements: 

  • We expect you to be a generalising specialist, ready at the drop of a hat to refine an algorithm, write a tricky integration test, squash some legacy code, tune a SQL query, or discuss feature nuances with a product manager.

If you are interested in applying please forward a copy of your latest CV which has a full description of the technologies you utilise on a daily basis and how you work with them.