Associate Tech Lead - PHP

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We are seeking an Associate Tech Lead to lead a team of PHP engineers. The ideal candidate will have a foresightful, creative, and analytical bent of mind, with a passion for detail and technical expertise. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of managing a team of developers and delivering high-quality software products.

Your role:

  • Design and develop enterprise-scale software solutions
  • Closely interacting with the clients in order to fulfil their requirements in a technically optimal manner
  • Translate storyboards and use cases into functional applications
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable codeOKEnsure engineering best practices, security, performance, quality, and responsiveness aspects of the software solutions
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Mentor and lead junior developers

Required experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, IT, or related disciplines.
  • 5+ years of cloud application development experience using PHP.
  • Self-driven, highly motivated, and curious to learn and explore.
  • Proficiency in Laravel Framework
  • Understanding MVC structure development patterns and OOP is a must
  • Experience in designing and developing web services using REST, GraphQL
  • Hands-on exposure in working with cloud providers like Azure and AWS
  • Good knowledge of data concepts and design of good scalable data modelling
  • Experience with GIT, Continuous Integration / Delivery, and Composer.
  • Working with Linux-based systems and should have basic Linux Commands skills.
  • Proven ability to author clean, standards-compliant code
  • Ability to work in Agile-team environments.
  • Communication skills with a sound command of the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Willing to handle both large projects and small tasks as needed.
  • Experience in all phases of the software development life cycle (specification, design, coding, Testing, implementation and maintenance).
  • Excellent knowledge in planning and building web applications. Flexibility to work in deadline-driven environments

Added advantages:

  • Solid understanding of HTML/CSS/JavaScript/AJAX
  • Experience in containerisation (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Security best practices in general and understanding of securing PHP applications.
  • Worked with React.js or any front-end SPA framework.
  • Deep understanding of the Laravel ecosystem
  • Worked in large enterprise-scale distributed applications/microservices.