Lead PHP Developer, Remote Working

Metier Recruitment

Lead PHP Developer - Remote Working - c£50k - £60k + Bonus + Benefits

Our client requires a talented and experienced platform lead to support and drive the development of a complex e-Commerce ecosystem platform running in AWS on an essentially LAMP stack core. Initially this role will be more hands on enabling the candidate to get under the hood of the system and be part of the development process and pipeline. The lead will be required to collaborate on and coordinate the current and future design and implementation of the system with a small onshore and larger offshore team. The work will be a varied mix of E-Commerce Business Projects, Improvement Projects, support, security and optimisations. This role is to work for a large global retail organisation who are growing rapidly.

The right person for this job will not be expected to lead the Front End ecosystem, but will ensure that the communications between all connected systems is designed appropriately and is stable, scalable and secure. As an active and strong oop .php and full stack developer they would expect you to be self sufficient in learning and enhancing new skills.

You will work on and support the future of the platform with onshore 3rd party supplier teams and an offshore development team based in India. With a tech agnostic approach and strong exposure to Agile practices you will help to steer and architect a high availability system. The AWS hosted system uses a network of cloud native and AWS tools, container technologies and is being continuously improved towards a fully automated CI/CD pipeline.

Essential skills include;

  • Excellent and current Object Oriented PHP (5.6/7) development skills
  • Strong knowledge of MySQL & relational databases
  • Strong working knowledge of relevant design patterns and principles
  • Strong working knowledge of web server environments and configuration - apache, nginx
  • Strong knowledge of unit and end to end testing practices
  • AWS Experience - EC2, RDS, Aurora DB, SES, SNS, SQS, WAF,
  • Ability to design, develop, maintain and optimise a highly available Mutli Channel eCommerce platform

Desirable Skills include;

  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS and JavaScript technologies
  • Knowledge of Go language
  • Experience of load testing
  • Working knowledge of continuous integration and delivery
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment

Please send a CV if you would like further information.

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