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Lead Developer - PHP

  • Location

    Sutton Coldfield

  • Sector:

    Technology & Change

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40k - 45k per year

  • Contact:

    Mike Rhodes

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0161 914 8499

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Mike Rhodes

Forward Role Recruitment Technology Division is supporting an innovative player in hosted software solutions. The business operates across the UK, Australia and New Zealand.

Due to recent and significant growth they have an urgent requirement for a Lead Developer to join their close knit technology team based from their HQ in Sutton Coldfield.

The purpose of the role is to build a new agile team consisting of talented and creative developers, quality analysts and product owners capable of developing and enhancing robust, scalable PHP based web applications within the product suite.

You will remain hands on as the technical lead so you will need to be a highly capable senior PHP developer looking to utilise modern development practices while looking to grow your capabilities to team leadership and line management.

You will become the teams SCRUM Master and be expected to actively uphold agile development principles.

The ideal candidate:

  • Experienced senior level PHP developer
  • LAMP stack
  • SOLID principles
  • Unit Testing
  • Leading, mentoring people and helping them grow

It would also be nice if you had experience leading or SCRUM Mastering for an Agile development team and experience line managing team members.

This is a genuinely nice company to work for, with an enviable culture, which is illustrated through their exceptionally low attrition and in return for your expertise the company is offering a salary payable to £45,000 plus package which includes 5% pension, health cash plan and 50% back on seasonal travel tickets.

If this sounds like a position of interest, please forward an updated CV to Mike Rhodes immediately

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