Tech Lead PHP Developer

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Tech Lead PHP Developer required in Exeter: £45,000 – £50,000

As a Tech Lead PHP Developer, you will have an excellent track record of working in an agile, fast-moving environment employing modern tools and techniques to deliver responsive, attractive and functional web-based portals and applications. These are more than just web-sites, they are the interface between us, our customers and their end-users, so they need to be amazing pieces of work that give the real “WOW factor”.

You will have strong experience with software development technologies, methodologies and frameworks. You will have expert knowledge of PHP and the LEMP stack in general. You will be given the opportunity to propose technologies and methodologies used to develop and implement market leading applications. Projects range from short-term, using our existing product range to develop branded access portals, through to longer term development of new products using latest tools and practices.

This role is reporting directly to the Chief Information Officer. You will be a key member of the Architecture board, proposing tools, frameworks and overall development best practice. You will be responsible for the technical decisions across two development teams (Front end and Back end) whilst actively participating to the software development activities of any team.

Our current technical stack includes:

* Amazon Web Services

* PHP, Python, C, NodeJS and Go


* Redis


* RESTful API and web services using JSON

* Git / Selenium / Jenkins

* Centos, RedHat and Amazon Linux

Tech Lead PHP Developer – Skills and Experience

* Graduate-level education in software design/development

* At least 5 years of experience in a professional core systems developer role

* Strong working knowledge of most tools in use

* Extensive commercial experience working with LEMP Stack

* Experience of developing applications that are hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

* Good knowledge of relational databases (MySQL), version control tools and of developing web services using REST or SOAP

* Experience in integrating third-party APIs

* Good knowledge of REDIS is desirable but not essential

* Knowledge of Linux server administration, deployment and experience using CLI based components is essential

* Good time-management skills and accurate time estimation when quoting tasks

* Experience with containerisation

Tech Lead PHP Developer required in Exeter: £45,000 – £50,000

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