Senior / Lead PHP Developers

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior/Lead PHP Stack Devs, Southampton Area, £40-£50k Full Stack, Agile, Large scale application development.

Senior / Lead PHP Developers
Southampton area, Hampshire
£40000 - £50000+ Package.

Please note my client cannot offer sponsorship for VISA holders / international applicants.

Your New Company
This leading Hampshire based business are seeking forward thinking PHP Developers at a Senior or Lead level that want to remain hands on or marry leadership and technical expertise to deploy the next iteration of a world class SAAS platform. You'll be based from their head office in the Southampton and the position comes as a direct result of sustained growth.

Your New Role
You will take ownership of the development of the software platform, ensuring it is future-proofed keeping the company ahead of competitors. Joining an Agile stream team of 4-8 developers you'll act as a hands on resource providing technical expertise for their advanced web applications and complex back end scripts. If joining at a Lead Developer your role will extend further and you'll be expected to delegate to other team members and be involved in technology selections and architectural principles.

This is a great chance to gain exposure to internationally renowned brands as the business have such an enviable global client list.

In this senior position you will truly be able to influence the direction of large scale web applications. The company run a mature adoption of eXtreme Programming, collaboration is actively encouraged and they champion an Agile working environment. Iteration and innovation are key so be prepared to accept that you don't know everything and that recognition and reaction to the users' needs is intrinsic. Participation in rapid prototyping and hack days are actively encouraged.

What you'll need to succeed
You must be assured producing large scale full stack OO LAMP stack PHP web applications and will have architected, developed and maintained commercial web apps. We require someone that has been working in a hands on programming capacity for 5-10+ years.

We want to speak to people invested in technology and that relish having business problems to unravel and solve. A strong interest in Agile, eXtreme programming, TDD/BDD, MVC Frameworks (including Symfony/Zend) and SQL will make you stand out for this position. You'll relish the systematic nature of engineering rather than building through templates or using CMS.

It's an exciting time to apply as the organisation have been through a merger providing them the impetus to become an international insights pioneer.

What you'll get in return
You'll work in a modern, open plan office and have access to one of the best benefits packages in the area. This includes annual international trips, bonus, gym membership, private medical and pension. There is also free parking on site for employees.

What you need to do next
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