PHP Team Leader I Cyprus - Limassol

Ref: 435 Date Posted: Wednesday 04 Jan 2023
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Do you want to join an established and successful Payment Service Provider with customers all around the world?
Would you like to challenge yourself and work on the next-generation payment gateway technologies?

Our client is looking for a talented PHP Chapter Lead to join their IT team. The main responsibilities of a Chapter Lead are to build up the right capabilities in the technical people, equipping them with the skills, tools, and standard approaches to deliver functional excellence, and ensuring that they are focused on delivering value to the business. At the same time, we would expect the Chapter Lead to perform as a PHP Software Engineer within their specific functional discipline within their designated Squad. The Chapter Lead takes responsibility for the line management of the technical people.

● Provide technical leadership for the chapter members.
● Collaborate closely with product owners to apply your expertise and feed back into their plans.
● Foster a culture of code review, implement coding standards and promote software quality practices.
● Ensure new developers take on relevant standards and policies.
● Accountable for recruitment, development and retention of technical resources including career pathway development for all technical squad members.
● Provide and apply effective performance management processes and mechanisms in increasing squad performance.
● Create an inclusive environment where Chapter members have freedom and safety to innovate, experiment, and learn from failure.
● Provide open and effective communication channels leading to greater knowledge transfer within the Chapter.
● Recruit, retention and overall onboarding process for all Squad level technical members of the relevant Chapter.
● Provide effective career development for all Squad level technical members of the relevant Chapter.
● Work as part of a Scrum team along with the Scrum Master, Product Owner to design, decompose, implement, and release high end systems.
● Design and implement new features and enhance existing functionalities according to business specifications.

Candidate Requirements:
● At least 5 years of experience in using PHP programming language;
● Good experience on Multi-Threading, concurrency and collections;
● Experience with building RESTful microservices;
● Strong experience developing against relational databases;
● Proven ability to use Git version control;
● Solid foundation in computer science with strong competency in data structures, algorithms, databases, and object-oriented software design;
● Understanding of Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Test Driven Development;
● Agile software development experience;
● A constant will to learn;
● An advocate of team collaboration;
● Good communication skills - ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English language;

Other desired skills:
● Previous experience in leading technical teams;
● Experience with Payment Gateway technology;
● Experience with AWS and/or cloud computing;
● Experience with JavaScript, React JS;
● DevOps knowledge, containerization experience with Docker, Kubernetes;

To apply, please forward your CV in confidence to Sam Macaron, Email: