Senior/Lead PHP Developer- Remote

  • Location:

    Poole, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Software & Web Development

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55001 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Kershaw

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Senior/Lead PHP Developer- Remote/Hybrid - £55k DOE, Bonus, Share options, Progression plans, 25 days holiday, annual performance reviews

A rapidly expanding and fast-growing eCommerce company need experienced Senior/Lead PHP Developers to join them on their mission to be ground-breaking!

Having recently secured £6.5m Series A funding, they're ready to strip everything apart and rebuild their site and app to take them to the top of their game!

The role

As a Senior/Lead PHP Developer, you'll join developing new-features to the back-end legacy systems; everything from integrations with new partners to updating back-end functionality to support the team. You'll quickly become heavy involved and influential in the brand new site and app, giving you the opportunity to be part of something huge.

This is a brand new opportunity for an exciting scale-up who are on a mission to revolutionise the challenger market-place world!

They are on the lookout for true leaders in the industry, as they look to employ a number of Senior / Lead Developers to push forward the existing squads in the business in an already established engineering team of 20. Your voice will be heard as you will get the opportunity to make technological decisions and have an impact on this business as they go global.

You'll mentor junior developers to help them in their career, set delivery expectations and communicate progress, and perform peer code reviews.

Essential skills

  • PHP (minimum 5 years commercial experience)
  • MYSQL and NoSQL databases
  • MVC framework
  • JavaScript and jQuery
  • RESTful API
  • Architecting software solutions
  • Testing on multiple levels


  • RabbitMQ
  • Couchbase
  • Redis
  • Solr
  • Mongo DB
  • Nginx

The ideal candidate would also have an understanding/knowledge of caching technologies, experience working on eCommerce systems and of agile software development.

What's in it for you?

  • Remote working/hybrid working
  • Flexi time- to suit your commitments (across 37.5 hours)
  • Annual performance pau rises and bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Limitless career progression
  • Regular social events (virtual and physical)

Are you ready to become an integral part of this team? If so, get in touch now!

Senior/Lead PHP Developer- Remote/Hybrid - £55k DOE, Bonus, Share options, Progression plans, 25 days holiday, annual performance reviews

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