£50000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive
8 days ago
Lead Software Developer (PHP, Laravel) - Remote - up to 60k - Training, Regular socials, 25 days holiday+bh, Christmas Closure, WFH and Flexible Working, Early Finish Friday's and Pension
A unique opportunity has arisen for a Lead Software Developer (PHP, Laravel) who wants to make an impact from day 1, to join a leading digital phenomenon in the city centre of Bristol (although this role can be based remotely). This opportunity has come about due to exponential growth within the business, and an ever-needing demand of projects from some large, and well-known clients internationally and across the globe. You will be working closely with the Technology Director; where you will be able to contribute ideas, influence industry best-practises and explore with the latest technologies amongst a passionate and creative team.
As a Lead Software Developer (PHP, Laravel), you will have a strong Software Development background and preferably experience from a Senior/Lead role. You will play an integral part in driving the technologies and planning of a multitude of projects from Web Applications, to large systems and a variety of websites. You will work on a multitude of greenfield projects. As well as hands on coding, you will be assisting with the architecture element of projects alongside the Technical Director and be a line manager to 3 other talented team members. In addition to the above, your responsibilities will also consist of mentoring and leading the team, carrying out peer/code reviews and keeping up to date/exploring with the latest technology trends and practises.
Knowledge of client focussed work is also beneficial in this role, as you will need to demonstrate a fair understanding of their needs and then communicate and liaise with the team accordingly. Within a diverse team in terms of skillset, you are sure to be constantly learning and evolving as a professional- reaching solutions to problems through various evaluations in terms of experience. As a Lead Software Developer (PHP, Laravel) you will be expected to fully integrate yourself within the company (that really is a family) and share innovative ideas to the projects and excel expectations whilst assisting in the writing and architecture of unique, clean and creative code.
- Leadership skills, proven Senior role experience
- Utilise the latest opensource technologies and frameworks such as PHP, Laravel
- Architecture experience
- Database Skills
My client has been established for over a decade, and they have gone from strength to strength as they have grown working with a variety of prestigious brands. You will be joining a stable and secure business, who care about their employees and put their needs first. They pride themselves on being at the forefront of innovation and creativity; and their home in Bristol boasts a unique and vibrant culture that they are really proud of. They offer a truly collaborative and flexible environment. They trust their employees to get the job done, and in return they offer a flexible working policy with regards to both remote working, and flexible start and finish times which you will get the opportunity to manage (as long as you are in for stand up by 10am!). They boast a strong ethos of work/life balance, and its something that's really important to them - they don't bite off more than they can chew, and they often send employees home between 2-3pm on a Friday as long as responsibilities for the week are done! There is a lot of opportunity to continue to progress through the ranks and to continue to push boundaries with like-minded individuals who are passionate about what they do. The company have high staff retention rates, a 'family' feel environment and are known for having great scope in terms of career progression and growth.
They offer an exciting and relaxed working environment where every team member's opinion is valued. You will have the opportunity to progress rapidly in your career and have a real impact on the on-going growth of the business, whilst expanding your skillset and working amongst well-known professionals.
All applications will be considered this role, within the UK. For any queries or questions about the role, please email Kelly.firstname.lastname@example.org
Lead Software Developer (PHP, Laravel) - Remote - up to 60k - Training, Regular socials, 25 days holiday+bh, Christmas Closure, WFH and Flexible Working, Early Finish Fridays and Pension
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