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Software Development Manager/Lead Architect - OpenSource/PHP

Software Development Manager/Lead Architect – OpenSource/PHP

My client are about to they embark on a greenfield e-commerce journey. The business is a hugely successful retailer who are looking to support growth through new channels. They require a Technical Lead/Development Manager/Lead Architect who can build a market leading PHP development team from scratch. We are looking for someone who can be involved in the design phase of a new e-commerce platform, implement development best practice and deliver exceptional software.   The programming landscape is currently unknown, but a preference to OpenSource languages has been stated.  You'll still have the ability to write code (PHP/Ruby/Java), but will focus more on architectural landscape than churning out code.

This is an amazing opportunity to grow something from scratch, as part of a wider digital journey.

The role is Liverpool based and will need the leader to be on-site initially. It is paying £70-75,000 plus some pretty amazing benefits.

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