Lead Developer, PHP

London, £70K + Bonus + Benefits
Reference: RC8001

Lead Developer, PHP

City of London / Remote

£70K + Bonus + Benefits

PHP, Laravel

Lead Developer / Software Engineer is required by an ever expanding and market-leading tech business. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high-functioning team working on digital projects. You will work on cutting edge projects, redefining the industry through APIs, automation and data manipulation.

Key Experience:

  • MVC PHP – (Laravel or similar)
  • Understanding of the entire web development process in a LEMP environment (design, development and deployment)
  • Database creation, integration, and management: relational + non-relational
  • Working within an Agile environment
  • API creation and integration
  • SPA architecture
  • Consuming APIs / web services
  • Docker
  • Strong git version control
  • High level of coding standards in style and design patterns
  • Best practice security, with at least OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities covered
  • Strong ability to write unit, feature & integration tests
  • Contribution towards code reviews
  • The ability to write comprehensive documentation when required
  • Use of best practices within project framework
  • Experience writing reusable libraries and modules
  • Ability to analyse user and stakeholder requirements
  • Experience managing releases through CI/CD


  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Strong responsive HTML5/CSS3 + CSS pre-processing (LESS/SASS)
  • Strong JavaScript (+AngularJS/Vue.js/Vuetify)
  • Experience writing applications for use on multiple devices
  • NPM, Grunt, Bower, Webpack etc
  • DevOps (Jenkins or similar)
  • Cloud Infrastructure (Azure or AWS)
  • Cloud Formation
  • Strong Laravel knowledge
  • Java or Kotlin
  • Strong software architecture
  • Static analysis and automation

For a full consultation on this role, please send your CV to Arc IT.

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