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Lead PHP Developer

Ref: 385 | Posted: 18th Jun 2021

Software Engineer


£35,000 to £40,000 per annum

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Ellis Mason are recruiting for a LEAD PHP DEVELOPER to join a fast growing technology company based in North Hertfordshire.

This is a fast paced role where you will be instrumental in developing innovating solutions to meet customer requirements, designing, coding, testing and bug fix development and staying ahead of the latest programming techniques. 

To be eligible for this role, please only apply if you have at least three year’s experience in a lead role, using PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript and are self-motivated and committed towards on-going personal development.

Whilst remote working is possible, we are only seeking candidates who live within a commutable distance to North Hertfordshire.


  • Permanent, full time role
  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Salary range £40,000 to £60,000 DOE
  • 24 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Smart casual dress code 


  • Develop, record and maintain cutting edge web-based PHP applications on portal plus premium service platforms
  • Ensure HTML, CSS, and shared JavaScript is valid and consistent across applications
  • Prepare and maintain all applications utilising standard development tools
  • Utilise backend data services and contribute to increase existing data services API
  • Lead the entire web application development life cycle right from concept stage to delivery and post launch support
  • Refactor, optimise and improve the existing codebase for maintenance and scale
  • Use test driven development and acceptance tests to ensure feature quality
  • Interface with customer and internal teams to gather requirements and develop software solutions
  • Convey effectively with all task progress, evaluations, suggestions, schedules along with technical and process issues
  • Document the development process, architecture, and standard components
  • Coordinate with co-developers and keep project managers well informed of the status of development effort and serves as liaison between development staff and project manager
  • Keep abreast of new trends and best practices in web development

the application process

Apply right now! By using the apply button on this page and attaching your CV.

the agency

Ellis Mason are a dynamic, fast growing agency that specialise in the Office Support, IT and Finance sectors. We have offices in Letchworth and Welwyn Garden City and employ Consultants that specialise and cover the following locations: North Herts, Central Herts, South Herts, Bedfordshire and parts of Cambridgeshire.

We are acting as both a Recruitment Business and Recruitment Agency in our recruitment of this position.

Thank you for your application. Where possible, we endeavour to contact all candidates, however due to the volume of applications we ask that if you have not heard from us within 7 days to please accept that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.