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Lead Back End Developer

  • Lead Back End Developer
  • London
  • £50k - £60k
  • Posted21 November 2016
  • Ref1545015_1479721613
  • ConsultantNick Yorke
  • LocationLondon
  • SectorIT
  • Contract TypePermanent
  • PositionLead Back End Developer
  • Salary£50,000 - £60,000 per annum

Lead Back End Developer / London / Permanent / £50-60k

PHP / OOP / MVC / Symfony2 / SQL / PostgreSQL / NGINX / Git / Continuous Integration

I am currently working with a very well-established communications agency that focuses solely on providing educational material on behalf of its clients. Ensuring the highest quality output is essential, as educational objectives establishes the authority of communication and increases trust in their clients' brands. By doing so, my clients work has educational, business and social impact.

Founded in the mid 90's, my client has grown on the basis of their educational expertise, as it provides an effective platform for building long-term relationships with consumers.

Due to ongoing success and on boarding of new clients, of which range from a number of different sectors, I am assisting in the hire of a Lead Back End Developer, someone who has had significant experience developing back end solutions for websites and applications along with experience of leading teams in the past, preferably in the agency sector.

This is a fantastic opportunity to have a real impact in the business and take ownership of their in-house bespoke CMS, which is at more of an enterprise level than typical Open Source CMS'. My client is therefore looking for someone that has the innovative traits of a Product Owner to really drive this CMS forward with new features, researching and implementing new technologies to ensure that it is of the highest quality as well as performing at an optimum level.

One will be proficient in writing and reviewing code in PHP and JavaScript, as well as having high HTML5 and CSS3 skills. Vitally, the given hire will have a competent flair in problem solving and developing architectures for applications such as large scale user systems, whilst being an advocate of Agile processes and good documentation.

Along with the above, one must lead a team of developers in building out new features for websites, as well as the management of current sites, so a good knowledge of SQL is essential, any experience of working with Azure will also be hugely advantageous.

-Develop well documented, standards compliant efficient code
-Design and maintain databases
-Contribute to the architecture and scoping process of new builds
-Deliver new websites and maintain such in the test and live environments
-Deliver on all commitments made
-Take responsibility for personal development by maintaining highest levels of innovation
-Collaborate closely with all disciplines within the business
-Communicate status of all delivery of work efficiently
-Carry out work in a cost and time effective manner
-Ensure the team is working collaboratively with shared responsibility

Skills required:
-Ability to translate requirements into code
-Excellent technical skills
-High level of problem solving skills
-Excellent skills in PHP (OOP,MVC) and Symfony
-Strong SQL skills along with PostgreSQL
-Experience in the use of NGINX
-Expert level in using the Git source control system
-Similar levels in Continuous Integration, namely Bamboo

PHP / OOP / MVC / Symfony2 / SQL / PostgreSQL / NGINX / Git / Continuous Integration
PHP / OOP / MVC / Symfony2 / SQL / PostgreSQL / NGINX / Git / Continuous Integration

If you feel suited to the role then please get in touch to discuss further.

Nick Yorke
Nick Yorke

He's our Technical Senior Consultant.

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