We’re on the lookout for an experienced Lead PHP Developer to drive forward our unique Magento 2 offering.

If you think this is you, and think you can offer additional technical expertise to our well-established team, please keep reading…


A Lead Backend Developer will…

  • Create a positive team environment, fostering a culture of collaboration, and enabling the successful delivery of projects through the work of the team
  • Champion our key Magento 2 offering
  • Lead and develop our internal projects
  • Lead and mentor our development team
  • Provide expert feedback and advice to our clients
  • Working collaboratively with the rest of our team (including external client teams).

Our Ideal Candidate will have…

Other Desirable Skills…

  • 5 years commercial experience as a PHP developer.
  • 2 years experience as senior or lead developer.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to inspire.
  • A strong understanding of application design and architecture.
  • Exceptional understanding of MVC and OOD.
  • At least 1 years experience with CI (continuous integration).
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment.
  • Magento certifications.
  • eCommerce agency experience.
  • Magento 1 and/or 2 experience.
  • Symfony (4.x).
  • Exposure to web application security practices.
  • An understanding of building high traffic/high load applications.

The Perks…

  • 22 days holiday (+ bank holidays)
  • Additional days holiday for each year in service
  • Company pension
  • Twice yearly appraisals
  • Fresh fruit and unlimited tea and coffee
  • Flexible working hours
  • Perkbox employee benefits scheme
  • Team lunches
  • Monthly team breakfast
  • Cake on your birthday
  • Cycle to work
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Eyecare vouchers

Technologies / Frameworks used at AYKO

  • Platforms
    • Magento 1 CE & EE
    • Magento 2 OpenSource, Commerce, Commerce Cloud
    • Shopify
    • BigCommerce
    • WordPress
    • Akeneo
  • Technology Stack
    • Ubuntu
    • Kubernetes
    • Docker
    • NGINX
    • Redis
    • Varnish
    • RabbitMQ
    • MySQL/Percona
    • XtraDB/MariaDB
    • Elasticsearch
    • AWS
    • DigitalOcean
  • CI/CD
    • Gitlab CI/CD
  • Quality & Standards
    • PHP Stan
    • PHP CS
    • PHP Lint
    • Phan
    • etc…
  • Debugging
    • Xdebug
    • PHPSpy
    • Blackfire
  • UX/UI Tools
    • Sketch
    • Invision
  • Languages
    • PHP 5 & 7
    • Bash
    • JavaScript
    • TypeScript
    • Frameworks
    • Symfony 4.x
    • Zend
    • Phalcon
  • Testing
    • PHPUnit
    • Magento Testing Framework (MTF)
    • Selenium
    • TestPad
    • GhostInspector
    • Gherkin/Cucumber
  • Monitoring/Alerts
    • New Relic
    • Zabbix
    • Pager Duty
  • Local Environment
    • Ubuntu (custom build) or MacOS
    • PhpStorm
    • Docker
  • Communication
    • Slack
    • Gmail
    • Jira
    • Google Hangouts/Meet
    • Zoom

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