Lead PHP Developer - SWINDON - Fully Remote, Pension, HC

  • Location:

    Swindon, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Open Source

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive

  • Contact:

    Kelly Morgans

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Lead PHP Developer (PHP, MySQL, Zend, JavaScript) - 75K - Fully Remote, Pension, Healthcare

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, Zend, Twig, JavaScript, Jenkins, Docker, AWS), 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.

Ideally, you will have led a team and will have a number of achievements from previous roles… and will have experience in working with high traffic and high volume websites. if you have ever led a remote team, this will be a great advantage. As a Lead Developer (PHP, Zend, Twig, JavaScript, Jenkins, Docker, AWS), it is essential that you have a burning desire to drive the business forward as well as 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:

  • Zend expressive 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 conduct regular 121's and manage performance, providing useful and timely feedback
  • You will be a passionate developer delivering secure, maintainable and scalable solutions
  • You can work closely with the project manager to contribute/create detailed technical and functional specifications
  • You will assist with productivity/communication issues
  • Undertake code reviews and architecture reviews

The Company

Owned by a world-renowned expert, 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 researches 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 Swindon / Gloucester. 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.

This is not an opportunity to be missed - interviews will be commencing on the 6th of January. Apply now / give me a call for more information today!

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Lead PHP Developer (PHP, MySQL, Zend, JavaScript) - 75K - Fully Remote, Pension, Healthcare

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