Lead Developer (PHP) - new job in Watford, UK

Lead Developer (PHP)
  • £90,000 - £100,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Watford, Hertfordshire, England, UK WD1 1AA Watford Hertfordshire GBR WD1 1AA
Job Ref: BBBH31966
Sector: Software Development
Date Added: 01 August 2022

Lead Developer (PHP)

We are working with a fast-growing gaming company seeking to onboard a Team Lead PHP Developer to inherit a team of developers.

The company specialises in online gaming services, offering innovative solutions to help businesses achieve their marketing and development growth objectives. The success of the company has enabled them to scale from a few clients to hundreds of projects, working with market-leading organisations.

As a Team Lead Developer, you will be a pivotal point in the company's growth over the next years, leading a team of 5-6 developers to meet and achieve the organisation objective and drive the commercial delivery of the products.

You will have to opportunity to work in a supportive environment with a culture based on meritocracy and team cohesiveness as well as being an integral part of the company growth over the next few years.

About you:

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience, ideally in PHP
  • 3+ years in senior engineering or architect level role
  • 2+ years in a leadership role
  • Commercial use of a modern PHP development framework such as Laravel / Symfony desired
  • Writing automated unit/integration tests for solutions
  • Ability to build/maintain CI/CD pipelines
  • Excellent practical experience of docker
  • Excellent experience of SCM branching strategies
  • Excellent practical understanding of SOLID principles and design patterns
  • Hands-on experience with one or more DevOps tooling platforms
  • Hands on experience engineering on high availability, high throughput OLTP platforms

  • 10+ years database experience, ideally with MySQL
  • Good understanding of relational databases and MySQL and writing efficient database queries
  • Hands-on experience with a range of different data storage paradigms (e.g. RDMS + Document + KV Stores)

The role:

  • Based in Watford (3 days in the office / 2 WFH)
  • Competitive salary + annual bonus
  • Gym membership
  • Breakfasts and lunches prepared by the team chef + team socials
  • Free private healthcare for you and your family
  • Please note that this role does not come with sponsorship.

Please apply today for an immediate review and a confidential call on the role.


Carbon60, Lorien, SRG - the Impellam Group STEM Portfolio is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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31/08/2022 08:22:05
GBP 90000.00 100000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Giordano Granelli

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