Lead Developer | PHP | Laravel | JavaScript - REMOTE

  • Location:

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Open Source

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive

  • Contact:

    Kelly Morgans

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Lead PHP Developer (PHP, MVC: Laravel, Docker, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3) - 55K - Fully Remote, Pension, Healthcare, Progression opportunities, Birthday off

The Role

This is a unique and rare opportunity to hit the ground running and push boundaries as a remote/ hands on Lead PHP Developer (PHP, Laravel, Docker, MySQL, JavaScript), with a rapidly expanding and forward-thinking Software House. You will be working with top talent to design and build tools for an increasingly demanding industry. They will be utilised by thousands of people, all over the world and will have a direct impact on today's society. The company currently have a passionate bunch of problem solvers who work there and what they are looking for is someone who can really continue to drive the business forward with its software and someone who really cares about helping other developers achieve their ambitions and goals within the business.

This would be a great opportunity for a Senior Developer looking to progress into a Lead position. Ideally, you will have experience in working with high traffic and high volume websites and applications. As a Lead Developer (PHP, Laravel, Docker, MySQL, JavaScript), it is essential that you have a burning desire to strive for continual improvement and hands on code- utilising a combination of up to date technologies and your previous successes to help facilitate this. They have some outstanding achievements over the last couple of years and they are really looking for someone who can make an impact from day 1.


  • PHP
  • OOP
  • Strong understanding of best test practices
  • MySQL - database optimisation

Nice to haves:

  • Laravel knowledge
  • AWS
  • TDD
  • Experience with Front End Frameworks - Angular/React
  • Docker / CircleCI or DevOps knowledge

Your Responsibilities:

  • To nurture the current team - you will care deeply about helping others achieve their goals, avoiding burnout and become the best developer that they can be.
  • You will be a passionate developer delivering secure, maintainable and scalable solutions
  • You will assist with productivity/communication issues
  • Undertake code reviews and architecture reviews

The Company

Owned by a tech whizz, the company undoubtedly has an exceptional leadership team, is well-run and has gone from strength to strength in the last decade in which it has been established. The company is supported by a world-class team of talented Web Developers, Designers, and researchers who together collaborate and build exceptional tools for their field of work. You will be provided with the opportunity to make an impact from day 1, with a company who have achieved more in the last decade than some will over hundreds of years. Everyone is friendly and collaborative, and things have to extremely organised due to majority of the team working fully remote. The team meet up regularly for a catch up on projects and 121's, around once a month in their offices near Bristol. They have seen rapid growth particularly over the last 4 years, and they now boast an exceptional middle-sized team all with one ambition - to creatively inspire people to look at things in their field differently.


Lead PHP Developer (PHP, MVC: Laravel, Docker, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3) - 55K - Fully Remote, Pension, Healthcare, Progression opportunities, Birthday off

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