Technical Lead - (PHP)

Technical Lead - (PHP)

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    Manchester, United Kingdom

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Tech Lead (PHP)  – PHP 5/7, Laravel, MySQL, MongoDB

High growth software business - Manchester
£60,000 - £80,000 + stock options + benefits 

Are you looking to work for a professional business that is experiencing high levels of growth after only 3 years? A position that will have you leading a team that will double in size in the next 6 months and be responsible for deliverables on this company’s flagship product? If so, then this position could be for you!

This company are currently a family owned business that saw a gap in the market three years ago in a highly competitive industry. They launched their product and since then, it is now utilised by small businesses and FTSE 250 businesses alike with a new product in the pipeline.

The product is built on PHP using the Laravel framework supplemented with Blade Templates, with Javascript and HTML utilised on the front-end. The business is generating huge quantities of data, so is utilising MySQL and MongoDB for their databases and are looking to migrate to AWS at some point in the next 12 months.

If the above sounds of interest and you wish to explore further, please submit your application.

Leading a team of developers, initially 3 growing to 6, you will be:

  • Deliver the development plan across both functional and technical improvements
  • Remain hands on with writing code whilst leading Sprints and forming a key part of the agile team
  • Working on bespoke solutions for clients, adding new functionality that forms the SLAs this business has with their clients
  • Have an input into the long term strategy of the business, forming part of the Senior Leadership team


  • Good, commercial experience with PHP 5/7 and proficient with a PHP framework such as Symfony, Zend or Laravel
  • Desire to work for a professional organisation where you form part of the leadership team along with the founders, putting you in an influential position within the business
  • Any experience working with Big Data would be adventageous


  • Competitive base salary
  • Stock options in the business
  • 22 days hols + bank hols + birthday off
  • Payed holiday of up to £1000 after year one in the business

Tech Lead (PHP) – PHP 5/7, Laravel, MySQL, MongoDB

High growth software business - Manchester
£60,000 - £80,000 + stock options + benefits 

Please contact Kevin Kelly at North Starr for further information