Senior PHP Developer Symfony2

ASG International
London (South)
From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Position: Lead PHP Developer (Symfony2) Location: London - EC3V 3LA Salary: £60,000 – £65,000 The Opportunity This is the chance for a Lead PHP Developer with a passion for Symfony 2, to join a successful, VC funded, sports focused start-up based in London’s vibrant tech district. The company has attracted very impressive investors and has achieved some high profile partnerships, enabling them to really push forward to the next level in terms of technology The Role The successful Lead PHP Developer will be exposed to some really challenging big data projects (like real-time visualisations) and prediction algorithms, while playing a key role in what is aiming to be one of the best tech teams in London. You will be leading a small team of PHP Developers and working on refactoring the existing site onto the versatile Symfony 2 framework. The team has only just been brought in-house and ideally you will help implement good practice such as TDD and BDD (maybe even DDD), Kanban and Scrum. The Required Skills and Experience The successful Lead PHP Developer will be a cornerstone player within the team and as such must have advanced Symfony 2 experience. Test Driven Development and Behaviour Driven Development implementation experience will also be essential as will the ability to review new technologies and build a world class digital solution using the best tools for the job. Ideally you will have a passion for data and big data in particular; the team is currently using MySQL but is looking to move to a NoSQL database such as MongoDB or Cassandra. The Offering In return for your skills and experience as a Lead PHP Developer (Symfony 2), you will be offered a position in the conveniently located and Central London office. The salary will be in the region of £60,000, rising to £65,000 for truly exceptional candidates. This is the chance to join an exciting, pioneering company. Apply today NOTE: Please only apply if you have the right to live and work in the UK without restrictions. This job was originally posted as