PHP Team Lead Developer - Fintech £65-80K in Paddington, London, UK


Location: Paddington, London, UK


Salary: £65,000 - £80,000 per annum

PHP Team Lead Developer - Fintech Enterprise Technology Company
Paddington, London W2
£65,000 - £80,000 + Bupa healthcare, pension + bonus options + career development

Who we are:

We are a highly successful UK-based Fintech Software vendor embarking on an exciting growth journey after significant recent investment in new product and people. Over the next 12 months, the business will grow headcount and revenues significantly as our new flagship Enterprise SaaS platform releases as a unique proposition in the market.

Our current offering, the leading cloud-based Order-to-Cash Accounts Receivable suite, enables Enterprise customers to automate processes, reduce costs and improve cash collection efficiencies resulting in increased cash flow. Our SaaS platform enables customers to get paid faster by automating manual and time-consuming tasks.

With an existing customer base of very well-known large international Blue-Chip enterprises, we are a secure and dynamically growing Software business with a 20 year history of stability and profit from new offices near Shrivenham on the Oxfordshire / Cotswolds border. The next few years will be an exciting time for the company as growth explodes.

Our jobs come with fantastic perks as well. Our London office, where you will be leading the team, comes with all the benefits you would expect a wellness room, a game room, and a pair of sunny terraces as well as Prosecco and beer on tap. And our new office in Watchfield has a private gym attached which you can use whenever you want, you get private health insurance and there are pension and bonus options for all successful candidates.

The PHP Team Lead Opportunity:

We are looking for a PHP Team Lead who has experience of managing a small team. You will be leading our new developer office in London. Our plan is to start with a team of 3-5 but we expect to grow this over the next 6-12 months. You will be in a unique position to be a major part in this growth and build a team around you.

Because this is a new office we need someone who is able to communicate clearly, bring people on a journey with them and be a bridge between the business and technical team. You will be reporting directly to the head of technical.

This is a role for someone who not only codes but is able to motivate, excite and lead a team that will work hard and deliver to timelines. If you are dedicated to the craft, want to write code that you are proud of, enjoy a challenge and want to lead a smart, creative and growing team then this is the right opportunity for you.

PHP Developer Essential Development Skills & Experience

+ Language: PHP (5.6+ onwards), Typescript/Javascript, HTML(5), CSS(3), XML
+ Frameworks: Symfony 3 (or equivalent Laravel, zend etc)
+ Cloud services: AWS - specifically EC2, S3, SQS, SES & DynamoDb
+ Database: MySQL, postgres

It would also be advantageous to have a knowledge of the following: Angular (5+), Python (2.7+), Composer, CSS Bootstrap, Material design, Redis, Apache server, NoSql databases, GIT, Linux environments.

Methodologies: Agile/Kanban, TDD/BDD, Continuous integration.

Skillset: Analysis, OO design specification, Programming, Mentoring & training, Documentation

Other Skills:

+ Great motivator of people and able to lead by example
+ Understand how to get the most out of people and how teams fit together
+ Delivery of products to tight deadlines but with a focus on high quality code
+ Understanding of enterprise development vs consumer development
+ Ideally you would have worked in similar industries
+ Must have at least 2 years experience of managing a team

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Senior PHP Developer, PHP Developer, PHP Software Developer, PHP Programmer, Full Stack PHP Developer, Development Manager, Lead Developer.

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