Lead PHP Developer
Are you a highly skilled Lead PHP Developer with a proven track record of leadership in a fast-paced, agile environment? We’re seeking a dynamic individual to lead our team at the technology arm of the Fourth Wall group. Join us in creating impactful software solutions for clients and consumers worldwide, making a measurable difference in the sports industry.
Headquartered in Liverpool, UK, we are a key player in the group, a private equity-backed consortium developing and licensing innovative software for global sports brands. Our focus is on cutting-edge technology and shaping the future of sports and entertainment.
As the Lead PHP Developer, you will spearhead a team responsible for the entire software development lifecycle – from initial specifications to development, testing, and delivery. Your work will contribute to the creation of software with a tangible impact on the global sports industry.
- 5+ years of experience working with large-scale systems and handling high traffic.
- 5+ years leading and managing a development team.
- Expertise in API development (JSON, REST, SOAP).
- Knowledge of standard development cycles (Agile/FDD/TDD).
- Experience with cloud hosting platforms (e.g., AWS).
- Knowledge of virtualization or development containers (e.g., Docker).
- Passion for sports and entertainment.
- Avid social media user.
- Previous experience with social media and streaming platforms.
- Experience handling large amounts of data and addressing scalability issues.
- Building and leading a team of engineers.
- Management and pruning of the Git repository.
- Enforcing company development standards (e.g., PSR’s, repo management).
- Collaborating with the Product Director on technical scoping of specifications, features, and functionalities.
- Working with in-house UX/UI and DevOps teams.
- Competitive salary based on experience.
- Enhanced holiday entitlement.
- Enhanced maternity benefits.
- Regular team-building experiences.
- Engagement in a large-scale greenfield project.
- Exposure to an exciting client base.
- Option to choose between Mac or Windows laptop.
- Remote or hybrid working options.
About the Company:
We are the technology arm of the group, dedicated to developing and licensing software for global sports brands. Our headquarters are in Liverpool, UK, with a hybrid working model that encourages collaboration across international teams.
9 am – 5 pm, Monday to Friday, with 25 days of leave plus bank holidays.