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Technical Lead/Principle Developer

  • Location:

    Reading, Berkshire

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    PHP Development

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum + remote working + benefits

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    Philip Meehan

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Technical Lead/Principal Developer

£70,000 - £80,000 per annum + benefits

Fully remote working available - UK Wide

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Technical Lead/Principal Developer to join an established organisation located in Reading, Berkshire who do also offer fully remote working options. The successful candidate will be designing the architecture for their heavy weight SaaS platform being delivered within the aviation sector. The Technical Lead/ Principal Developer will be leading the development function whilst staying hands on with the technology stack making key decisions across the full development lifecycle. This is a pivotal role within the technology team to maintain existing software applications as well as creating new software solutions for greenfield projects. The successful Technical Lead/Principal Developer needs to have proven experience leading development teams as well as strong hands-on development experience in PHP and cloud technologies. You are likely to have experience in the following areas.

Key Experience

  • Software development team leadership - proven experience of people leadership, team size is 12.
  • Working with the engineering team to discuss, design and build software and make key technical decisions.
  • Leading architecture and complex solution design sessions and being the key decision maker
  • Hands on experience working with complex software applications.
  • Technical hands-on and solution design experience in the following technologies.
    • OOP
    • PHP
    • MVC frameworks - Laravel, Symfony, Yii, Zend etc
    • AWS - will consider Azure experience
    • MySQL
    • Rest API's
    • JavaScript
  • Has the ability to understand business needs and product roadmaps and maintain software quality.
  • Lead and take part in workshops and discussions for the design of a new software platforms.
  • Capable of communicating effectively into the technical team to maintain effective software delivery.
  • Experienced at working within an agile software development team, producing web facing enterprise SaaS solutions.
  • Excellent stake holder communication skills, able to interact across all areas of the business.

This role is offering a Technical Lead/Principal Developer a fantastic opportunity to spearhead a successful software development team working with cutting edge technologies. Please send your CV for immediate consideration to or call 02380 765 289