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Lead Developer - PHP

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Bristol, Somerset


Lead Developer – PHP – Bristol – Up to £50,000 + Benefits
A cutting-edge fintech company located in the heart of Bristol are looking for a Lead Developer with strong PHP experience to join their energetic and collaborative team.

The Opportunity

As a the Lead Developer you’ll be one of the team, benefiting from having great people around you, a vibrant office and culture, on-hand project management and assistance wherever you need it.

You’ll be responsible for your own work and deadlines within an Agile working environment. As the Lead Developer you’ll be in charge of the entire technical landscape from conception to delivery and maintenance. This is an opportunity to grow into the role, make key hires, manage a team of developers and grow with the company. Day-to-day you’ll report directly to the CDO and have the opportunity to partake in designing the product vision.

The core platform is LAMP stack but the choice of technologies is continually evolving. You’ll be responsible for maintaining the existing systems and architecture whilst integrating new services and functions. You’ll work collaboratively with lots of other companies so API strategies and data reporting are essential to keep everyone in the loop.

About You

The suitable candidate will be a driven, passionate and dynamic developer who is proactive in experimenting with new technologies and platforms, and finding creative solutions to new problems. You’ll have excellent, demonstrable PHP/MySQL experience and an understanding of coding standards and Agile methodologies. Your technology familiarity will include experience with:

• MVC frameworks
• HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and static pages using responsive techniques
• Modern front end frameworks and libraries
• ReactJS and Webpack
• CSS pre-processors (SASS)
• API development using REST

In addition to a competitive salary, the client offer the opportunity to make a huge impact at one of the UK's most exciting FinTech companies, clear career progression and mentoring from industry leaders.

If this role sounds exciting to you, please apply now. If you’d like some further information on the role, please contact Jess Hall on 0117 917 1500 or

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