Lead Web Application Developer

Optimal Monitoring
High Wycombe, UK
14 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Optimal Monitoring have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Web Application Developer to join their growing team in High Wycombe.

Job Title: Lead Web Application Developer

Location: High Wycombe

Salary: £55,000+ per annum, depending on qualifications and experience

Benefits: Attractive Benefits package inc. Health, 4* Death in Service, 75% long terms sick insurance and 25 days holidays.


Optimal Monitoring are specialists in the design, creation and delivery of web application software including Energy Monitoring, Analytics and Reporting Software. They enable organisations to make smarter decisions about utilities, energy consumption and the impact on corporate social responsibilities.

The Optimal Group, which was established in 1993, and is headquartered in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, just a two minute walk from the station. They have an impressive client list and a strong reputation in the market place.

Lead Web Application Developer - The Role:

In addition to their core business they also take on outsourced contacts in other areas. This is an opportunity to shape and drive the development of an internal web application for a client that is due to replace their existing MS Dynamics CRM 2011. The project currently uses Laravel 5.8, Postgres and Angular 7, with the intention of being hosted on load-balanced Digital Ocean infrastructure, utilising their new managed databases.

This project will require a dynamic individual to take responsibility for technical decisions to be made and client requirements to be defined, therefore we are looking for someone with the confidence to take it forwards. This is a project that will last for a minimum of 2 years and therefore offers lots of job security and the opportunity to put an impressive project on your CV.

There will also be the opportunity to get involved in various other projects including an AI project looking at virtual energy management.

Lead Web Application Developer - Required experience:

- Laravel (5.2 or higher) and Object-oriented PHP (Essential)

- Angular 2 or higher

- SQL, Database design and ORM

- HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Bootstrap

- Git, GitHub issues/projects

- Composer, Webpack, and other build tools

- Node and NPM

- Integration with RESTful APIs

- Cloud object storage, such as DO spaces, S3, etc.

- Linux CLI and Apache configuration experience

- Experience of working with clients to turn their requirements into reality

- Experience of working alongside other developers on the same project

Lead Web Application Developer - The Opportunity:

The office is in an excellent location, just 2 minutes from High Wycombe train station, which has direct train links to London Marylebone and Oxford. We are also based just off the M40 and we are really close to the town. We encourage a casual and friendly environment in the office and flexible working will be considered for the right candidate.

The role offers all the opportunity of a London based software development business without the need for the lengthy commute and is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in leading and delivering project to a high specification.

You will currently be a PHP Software Developer / PHP Developer / Software Developer (PHP) / PHP Web Developer with Laravel experience and the ability to be successful in a client facing role. We would be interested in hearing from candidates with a background in on-line CRM, on-line retail, on-line gaming or similar.

To submit your CV for this exciting Lead Web Application Developer opportunity, please click 'Apply' today.


Recruitment Agency - Representatives please read carefully:

Optimal Monitoring is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by agencies to any employee at Optimal Monitoring via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Optimal Monitoring will be deemed the sole property of Optimal Monitoring, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Optimal Monitoring as a result of the referral or through other means.

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