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Lead PHP Developer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Full Benefits Package per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

Handle is working with an exciting sports related experiential travel business to recruit a Lead PHP Developer.

Skills and background Essential skills:

● Experience with React.js or similar (Vue.js, Angular etc.)

● Experience with Symfony (or other PHP frameworks like Laravel) ● Modern JavaScript (ES6 and later) ● Experience with PHP7+

● Strong understanding of web fundamentals (semantic HTML, CSS/SASS, JSON and APIs) ● SQL ● Experience in Linux server management

● Experience building well designed, scalable systems

● Good understanding of different software design patterns

● Good understanding of Systems Architecture and Infrastructure with some experience in proposing future upgrades and improvements.

● Strong problem solving skills

● Great communication skills, teamwork and appreciation for good coffee, music and fun times

Desirable Skills:

● Next.js, Node, Express, Redux

● MySQL and Metabase for reporting

● Doctrine ORM

● WordPress (we use it as a headless CMS) ● Webpack, Yarn, Babel, ESlint or similar tools

● Storybook or other component libraries

● Understanding of UI/UX fundamentals

● Unix, vagrant and GCP ●

Optimising for performance and SEO

● Experience with other e-commerce platforms or travel systems

● Graduate degree in Computer Science or similar (Maths, Physics, Engineering etc.)

● Experience in the travel, event or festival sector is preferable, with booking funnels that need constant evolution and innovation to stay best in class and handle high volume traffic.

● Experience with UX testing and implementation of improving user experiences. Working with a designer to find high-quality solutions to complex booking platform structures

● Good understanding of google analytics and other key social media metrics that inform the performance of websites and associated technology performance.

● Experience in mentoring junior devs on a day to day basics

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.