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Lead PHP Developer (NH-PHPArc)(Contract)


Job Location - United Kingdom -- England -- Greater London -- London
Salary £400 - £500/day + Remote Working
Company VIQU Limited
Posted 12/15/2020 7:25 PM
Reference NH-PHPArc

Lead PHP Developer – 6-month initial Contract – Remote Work / London

A Lead PHP Developer with strong MySQL and Rest API experience is required on a contract basis to work for a leading organisation within the digital marketing sector. The current incumbent is coming to the end of their contract in March 2021. As such a Lead Developer is required to assist with a full handover and ‘steady the ship’.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Work closely alongside the current incumbent & stakeholders to provide a full handover and smooth transition.
  • Assess the current architecture / code base
  • Act as lead developer, providing help and mentorship to the team.
  • Report any recommendations / areas that require urgent attention to the stakeholders in a prioritised list / RAG Report
  • Responsible for the creation, development, review and approval of allocated Design Documentation.
  • Be proactive; devise solutions to the anticipated problem

As such, the ideal candidate will have experience of working with complex back end systems; with proven experience delivering on both greenfield and brownfield projects.

Key Skills

  • Lead Developer with Strong PHP & Laravel experience at Architect level
  • Proven ability to lead complex projects
  • Highly experienced in the writing and interfacing with REST API’s
  • Hands on MySQL experience
  • Knowledge of AWS design patterns (CodeCommit)
  • Highly experienced in the use of Agile practices
  • High quality documentation
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) with the ability to communicate complex ideas and information to a range of stakeholders and the team.
  • Excellent debugging and optimisation skills
  • Greenfield and Brownfield Development experience

This is an urgent role for the business, with the ideal candidate starting on the 4th January 2021. As such we have interview slots immediately available.

The contract is for an initial 6 months but could run long term or move into a permanent capacity. The role is remote working due to the current COVID pandemic but may require ad hoc travel to their central London office.

If you are interested, then please send your CV in the first instance. All suitable candidates will be contacted directly with further details and next stages of the application.

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