Lead PHP Developer - Remote

Brewster Partners
Chesterfield, UK
Closing date
8 Oct 2020
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Our client, a highly established and successful ecommerce company are looking to hire a Lead PHP developer to work on a brand new project within the growing IT department.

The Role:

Applications will be considered from candidates around the UK.

You will have significant involvement in the continual evolution of the bespoke in-house systems, and will work collaboratively to improve and develop them for the future. There are a number of large and long-scale projects, including developing a new bespoke ecommerce website platform; a full back-office solution for stock and a robust HR and task management system.


Leading the project and guiding others on the team.
Planning and assignment of work in cooperation with the project manage
Working closely with a team of developers to maintain and develop high performance and scalable systems with the goal of providing a great user experience.
Interacting and collaborating with commercial and project teams to define technical solutions and meet the requirements of the business.
Performing peer review of your colleague's code as part of the software deployment pipeline, and organising and performing frequent deployments.
Researching and implementing new technologies, tools and methodologies.
Required skills:

A high level of commercial experience working with PHP 7 and MySQL.
At least 4 years experience within software engineering
Strong leadership skills for managing a team of developers, and the ability to inspire.
An understanding of commercial and client requirements for creating project specifications
Experience working with the MVC design pattern and experience with MVC frameworks such as Symfony, Laravel and/or Zend.
Knowledge of Composer for internal and external dependencies.
Understanding and experience with Linux server administration.
Experience with source control, in particular Git and pull requests.
Comfortable working with HTML, CSS, Javascript and jQuery.
Experience with using JIRA or other ticket management tools.
Knowledge and experience of RESTful APIs.

Competitive salary
Fantastic bonus scheme
Excellent career development opportunities
Staff discount
Free parking, free fruit and a fab chill out room with Netflix and games consoles!
Get in touch today to find out more.

Brewster Partners Office Support & Technical Recruitment is a division of the Brewster Partners Recruitment Group focusing on the recruitment of talent in administration, business support, HR, sales, marketing and purchasing in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and the Midlands. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of office support and technical recruitment we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at for more information
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