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Tech Lead in Manchester, UK

  • Reference - JD39573
  • Permanent
  • Competitive salary

Tech Lead- Permanent, fully remote role!

Are you a Senior Developer / Tech Lead with PHP Laravel experience? Do you have leadership or mentoring experience? If so we have an amazing opportunity to work as a Tech Lead in the travel industry!

As a Tech Lead you will be responsible for the singular authority for technical decisions within your autonomous teams.

Within the team, you will work alongside a Delivery Manager, and a Product Owner and together you will define the roadmaps, budgets, and targets for the team. You'll be balancing your technical team's ideas with ensuring that all your services maintain maximum uptime. You'll also have full control of your team's technical budget to make technology decisions.

Our client take a "Serverless First" approach to development, however, they're pragmatic about using the right tool for the job!

Tech stack includes-

  • PHP/Laravel
  • VueJS
  • React
  • AWS

As a Tech Lead you will be responsible for the following-

  • Designing and implementing new features/platforms
  • Providing hands-on leadership to the engineers on your team
  • Being the voice of the technical resources in your team
  • Making technology decisions within your team
  • Day-to-Day technology choices within the team
  • Mentoring and development of the team
  • Prioritisation and scoping of work

The Tech Lead will require the following experience:

  • Strong PHP7+ experience
  • Strong AWS knowledge
  • Good Laravel experience
  • Experience with solution design and architecture in a highly scalable web-facing environment
  • Experience managing a team of engineers


  • Working with TDD/BDD patterns
  • UI experience (we use VueJs and React)
  • Web Performance testing/optimisation
  • Web Security mitigation
  • Active within the local tech community
  • Experience working with a startup mentality
  • Experience working with inhouse and outsourced teams.
  • Experience with Serverless technologies such as Lambda

This role offers a competitive salary plus amazing benefits!

Apply now or send your CV to

No sponsorship.

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