Senior/ Lead PHP Developer - 100% Remote

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Software & Web Development, Open Source

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Aldridge

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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Role: Lead PHP Developer

Skills: PHP, MVC, MySQL, CSS and JavaScript

Salary: Up To £60,000 (DOE)

Location: 100% Remote (**MUST be based in UK)

The Company/Opportunity

Ready to take the next step in your career and lead a fully remote yet close-knit development team in providing high quality services to ensure clients complex, PHP applications stay secure, fully functioning, and new features are shipped and ready to go?!

In this opportunity, it will be essential for you to have the ability to work proactively with both people and tech; you'll respect and appreciate legacy systems and processes, seeing it as an opportunity for change, not a challenge!

You've previously had many projects under your belt and are on top of your game; you're the person in the team people turn to when they need your help. You have strong opinions about development best practices and are looking for an opportunity to not only continue with hands-on coding, but also have the opportunity to liaise with clients along with lead the development team/ contractors to ensure all projects and deadlines are met.

With a diverse client base including education, security, finance, marketing and many others, the business work primarily with bespoke systems and have a number of large, long-term projects that you will get to develop new features on as well as smaller projects where your focus will be ensuring the highest of quality work that will keep your client feeling secured and have peace of mind that their application is in the best hands!

As well as fulfilling the clients' specific needs, you will also be assisting on developing the business' own applications who are currently in the process of improving their internal management systems!

Skills Required:

  • Commercially proven PHP 5.6 and 7 skills
  • Ability to work with MVC Frameworks as well as Zend 1
  • MySQL/MariaDB and PostreSQL
  • JavaScript, CSS and SCSS
  • Git/Gitflow
  • Previous experience managing projects/leading a team.
  • Client facing experience
  • Ability to work at a fast pace with high quality outputs.
  • Examples of projects you have worked on in your current/previous role.


  • The security of a full-time PAYE role and the support framework that comes with it, whilst working exclusively remotely.
  • Flexible working over an 8-hour day. Got kids? Need to do the school run or put dinner on the table at 5pm? Have a life outside of work that you need to fit things around? Not a problem; they care about the quality and consistency of your output not 'bums on seats' from 9 - 6. Of course, their client's requirements are paramount, but they trust that their team manage their own and the clients' priorities effectively.
  • Work on low-churn, long term bespoke web software projects. You'll get to steer the architectural direction of these projects and see things evolve over many iterations. If you love refactoring old code and retrofitting modern frameworks and methodologies to products, this is the role for you!
  • Good kit - top end MacBook Pro, Surface Book or similar
  • Market rate salary
  • Pension
  • Opportunity for development
  • 4 weeks holiday on top of the week they close the office over Christmas
  • Allowances for conferences, books and training

Role: Lead PHP Developer

Skills: PHP, MySQL, CSS and JavaScript

Salary: Up To £60,000 (DOE)

Location: 100% Remote (**MUST be based in UK)

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