Lead Engineer - PHP/SaaS/AWS - Perm - Edinburgh - Up to 55k GBP

Developer, IT - Systems Development
£45,000 to £55,000 Per Annum
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Date Posted:
29 / 5 / 2017
Lead Engineer - PHP/SaaS/AWS - Perm - Edinburgh - Up to 55k GBP

Abrecco are recruiting a Lead Software Engineer on behalf of our highly successful Edinburgh based client to provide architectural, design and team leadership for the delivery of a cutting edge cloud based SaaS platform. You will be a skilled PHP Software Engineer with a strong understanding of design and deployment on AWS cloud platforms and have the ability to lead a highly collaborative development team in the successful delivery of a new leading edge platform. This role requires a strong mix of leadership, communication and technical skills for you to be successful in this exciting cutting edge environment.

Role responsibilities:
- Play a leading role in evolving existing platforms for future product development
- Provide architectural and technical leadership of scalable cloud based SaaS solution
- Design, develop and deploy cutting edge PHP solutions via AWS for web and mobile.
- Organise and drive the technical team through iterative release cycles in a product development environment.
- Collaborate with technical and business teams across the business
- Work with senior management to continue to evolve product offerings.

Personal and technical attributes:
- Full lifecycle full stack PHP bespoke application development experience.
- Experience with Symfony or similar PHP frameworks
- Understanding of design and deployment on AWS (Elasticsearch, Cloudfront etc)
- Familiar with Agile methodologies
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
- Versioning and code management using SVN.
- An understanding of continuous integration / continuous deployment (ideally with Docker / Jenkins)
- Some understanding of front end technologies (HTML, CSS and JavaScript etc)

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced full stack lead Software Engineer to really contribute in a small yet highly collaborative environment and really see your efforts make a difference to the growing global customer base. . A competitive salary of up to £55K plus benefits is available for the right candidate. Apply with your CV for immediate consideration.