Lead PHP Developer / Tech Lead - Digital Agency

Stafford Sharp Associates
Redhill, Surrey
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead PHP Developer / Tech Lead - Digital Agency

Surrey / South London

£50000 - £57500 (DOE) + Benefits + Bonus


Lead Developer, Head of Development, Senior Developer, Tech Lead, Digital Agency, Frameworks, Lumen, Laravel, Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla, Magento, Team Management, Mentoring, code reviews, project planning, Devops, Docker, Javascript, AngularJS, ReactJS, Linux, GitHub, LAMP, LEMP, Full Stack, cloud, AWS

This is a truly rare opportunity for a super-talented and driven Lead Developer / PHP Tech Lead (LAMP / LEMP stack / Devops) to join an international digital agency who have been undergoing huge growth over the last 3-4 years, building teams over 3 continents. The successful Lead Developer will a Web Development guru with extensive hands-on coding experience in PHP and associated frameworks & CMS (such as; Laravel, Lumen, Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla, magento etc) coupled with a background leading programming teams through complex web & mobile development projects.

This is a wonderful chance for a talented Tech Lead / Senior Developer to work with an incredible range of big brand clients; you will utilise your natural leadership and motivation abilities to effectively lead a team of talented PHP (Backend & Full Stack) Developers through complex projects, inspiring your team with your passion and knowledge of the latest technologies, frameworks and methods.

This role will combine programming and management (50/50) so a desire to remain hands-on is absolutely essential, although you'll be combining this with taking responsibility for the project delivery and running a small team.

This opportunity would ideally suit a highly experienced, Lead / Senior Full Stack Developer who is coming from a PHP / LAMP background but has also embraced Frontend technologies (Javascript, HTML5, CSS3 / SASS / LESS) and associated frameworks such as AngularJS, React JS etc.

You'll have embraced Devops for years now and cloud tech (AWS), Continuous Integration (Jenkins) and Automation (Puppet, Chef etc) will be second nature.

Experience leading an Agile Dev team within a Digital / Web Agency would be highly advantageous, however if you are currently in a Senior in-house / Head of Development role and can demonstrate working in a multi-project, fast paced Development environment focussed on cutting-edge tech, then we'd love to hear from you!

Too be considered for this outstanding opportunity with a truly amazing Digital Agency, then apply… now! We want to hear from you and we GUARANTEE to treat your application with upmost confidence and respect, with no-obligation to proceed. Call Kevin Nixon on for an off-the-record chat if you prefer!