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Lead PHP Developer - London

Type: Permanent Full-Time
Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 pa
Job Ref: MH2186
Online Music Publishing Company are hiring a Lead PHP developer with strong OO experience to work on a Laravel based applications. To be part of a music business with personnel licensing, sales, design, content management and operations. Our client license music from all majors as well as independent rights via their online and bespoke personal service, marketing to a range of professional clients. As the successful Lead PHP Developer, you will be part of an ambitious and growing team who pride themselves within an entrepreneurial environment. As a Lead PHP Developer you will have the opportunity to work on a new product. You will be a key member of the team that aims to develop the online platform in online music licensing
Role and Responsibilities
As the Lead PHP Developer you will:

• be involved in all aspects of product development
• manage a small team of front-end and back-end developers
• help make architectural decisions
• mentor and encourage junior developers
• develop a robust and efficient eCommerce application, with an emphasis on search and the API

Skill Set
As the Lead PHP Developer you will ideally have:

Core Skills:
- 6+ years experience in a commercial environment
- Ideally an academic background in Computer Science or related discipline
- Solution and Architecture experience
- Solid grasp of Object Oriented Programming in PHP 5 (5.6+)
- Experience writing MySQL queries, including advanced filtering, joining, grouping, and sorting
- Understanding of REST, and prior experience building and consuming RESTful APIs
- Solid experience utilizing modern frameworks such as Laravel4/5, Symfony2, Zend2
- Solid experience with ElasticSearch/Solr/Lucene
- Solid experience with queues (IronMQ, RabbitMQ, Beanstalkd)
- Solid experience with version control (Git), GitFlow
- Solid experience with SOAP WebServices
- Solid grasp of HTML5/CSS3 & Javascript
- Solid grasp of Bootstrap 3.0
- Linux experience (basic shell scripting)
- Comfortable working in a startup environment
- Experience of service infrastructure design in high volume consumer facing environments.
- Knowledge of Agile/Scrum/Kanban or other similar project management methodologies
- Mobile App experience also very relevant

Good to have:
- Experience with Laravel 5 and/or Lumen
- Experience building commercial high-volume APIs
- Product development experience
- Experience with TDD, BDD, DDD
- Experience with unit testing
- Experience with Vagrant
- Experience with AWS
- Experience Gulp/GRUNT an advantage

Apply below or to find out more information about the Lead PHP Developer job, contact Michael Hicks on michael.hicks@opiliorecruitment.co.uk or call 020 7183 7145 quoting the reference MH2186.

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Michael Hicks

Michael Hicks

Recruitment Consultant

Michael specialises in: Front End and Creative / Web Designers

E: michael.hicks@opiliorecruitment.co.uk
T: 020 7183 7145
M: 07854 093 633

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