PHP Technical Lead

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Liverpool, Merseyside
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A PHP Technical Lead role working for a financial organisation based in the Liverpool area

Your new company

An innovative finance business who are in the process of expanding their Liverpool operation to include software development. This business are specialists in Asset Finance and are looking to grow their market share in this area through mergers with other relevant finance providers and also investing heavily in the technology behind their finance solution.

Your new role

As the PHP technical lead you will play an important role in supporting the team with the delivery of business projects. You will be reporting directly into the Head of IT in order to provide technological guidance and stakeholder management skills in addition to being the go to individual for issues within the software development team.

You will be expected to work with the appropriate stakeholders to scope, design and deliver bespoke solutions on time and to a standard that enhances the reputation of the IT Development Function. Each project or discrete piece of work delivered needs to be fit for purpose and take into consideration the required testing before launch. All delivered projects need to have the appropriate documentation for shared learning to take place and for other developers to manage in the future.

What you'll need to succeed

In order to succeed within your role ideally you will need a knowledge or understanding of the following technologies and frameworks:

  • PHP 5+
  • MySQL 4/5
  • MVC Frameworks & Design Patterns
  • GIT
  • OOP programming and concepts

What you'll get in return

In return you will receive a salary of up to £65,000 plus relevant benefits including 28 days of holiday and the opportunity to work flexible hours. You will also be given a defined career progression plan towards becoming a lead developer for the business and opportunities to mentor and train other members of staff.

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