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Lead PHP Developer in Manchester, UK

  • Reference - 32785/001
  • Permanent
  • £30,000 - £40,000 per annum

Lead PHP Developer - Manchester - £30-40,000

Help to develop intelligent systems that make industries go round

  • Work in a company set up by developers, for developers

  • Spend your days in a fantastic office space (not just a nice industrial park)

  • Enjoy working in a dynamic team of exceptional talent

A leading, well respected and established agency are looking for a Lead Developer to help take charge of projects, and help the continued delivery of exceptional software solutions. You will be stepping into a role where your skill and experience put you in a position of trust to make the right technical decisions to deliver projects to the high standard expected. You will working on the development of a range of Management Systems, for a number of exciting, international clients, and you will get to enjoy coding while you do it. Where many companies might see the development team as a means to an end, this company appreciates that the development team, is the company, and treat them as such.

You'll be given the freedom to develop as you see fit, and to take charge of meeting clients and creating technical specifications. You will then get to get in the projects and be hands on developing the solutions, and helping shape the future of the company.

What you need:

  • Very strong PHP skills - OOP

  • Experience working on an MVC framework - preferably Laravel

  • An understanding of when to use a framework, and when not to

  • A passion for development, and a strong understanding of the core principles

  • Experience and knowledge of TDD

What would make you stand out?:

  • Experience in developing CMS

  • Good JavaScript development experience

  • DevOps tools - Vagrant, Docker etc.

Why this role?:

This is a perfect role for an experienced, and technically strong developer to take charge of their own work life, and join a company that will value you, and your opinion/insight. Responsibility and reward will go hand in hand, there will be a lot expected on you, but there will be a lot of creative freedom to develop as you see fit.


  • Fantastic office

  • The chance to work with international clients

  • A company set up with good, strong development processes

  • Progressive tech stack

  • Flexible working

What do you need to do now?

All you need to do is get in touch

Call me: 0118 207 0022 or 07513 402 364

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