Lead PHP Developer

17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead PHP Developer- FinTech

A great opportunity has arisen for a talented development professional to join a young but rapidly growing FinTech as a Lead Software Developer. Based near Oxford Street, Central London, the main purpose of this role is to help with the development of a web-based B2C platform written and supported on the LAMP stamp. You will also be working with an off-shore development function that will assist with the development of the platform.

Your role will also involve helping the CTO define best practices, working with the company's product owner and UX/UI designer, ensuring that proper documentation is kept and ad-hoc system administration.

In return, the business offers a relaxed environment, the chance to shape the technical architecture as well as the future technical direction of the platform and the chance to be a key part in the growth of the organisation.


  • Development of the platform (greenfield and brownfield).
  • Helping develop standards, guidelines and procedures for development
  • Interacting with the UX/UI designer and product owner to provide innovative and forward thinking approaches to development and specifications
  • Performance + architecture optimisation

Previous Experience needed:

  • Software development using the LAMP stack and using the MVC framework - They currently use Symfony2
  • MySQL
  • Test Driven Development

Nice to haves

  • Experience with React/Angular or any other modern JS frameworks
  • Knowledge of continuous deployment/integration systems and platforms
  • Experience/exposure to Systems Administration
  • Experience in financial/regulatory environments

To find out more about this opportunity please apply directly or contact Leroy Owusu-Addae at or on 0207469977