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29 Oct 2015

Full Time Team Lead (PHP)


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Job Description

A Team Lead is responsible for the overall management of the Technical team at hand and that makes you a key member of the team.You must have a good heart, be reliable & confident, profoundly diplomatic and communicate at a highly professional level in person and on paper. Above all, you are a strong, savvy leader & a team player who is bright, enthusiastic, and insightful with the ability to manage a team and multiple facets of a project in order to achieve the overall goal.

No project is too complex for you to get a handle on. You stay cool under pressure and love working with the rest of the team to ensure that we deliver world-class quality projects on time.

Your primary responsibilities include managing the technical team provided to you (PHP/Backend) for project delivery, reviewing implementation designs and approaches, providing technical expertise to the team, implementing processes and standards to drive efficiency and productivity and keeping up with emerging trends, technologies and tools in web and mobile. You become the bridge between the Project Management and the Technical team to ensure project is fully understood and progresses seamlessly.



  • Lead and supervise the PHP/ Backend teams and provide hands-on support as needed.
  • Take full ownership over projects and ensure that projects delivered are up to the specifications and bugs free.
  • Work with the Project Management team / Technical Lead to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Draft functional and technical specification documents.
  • Provide technical expertise throughout the development process to the Frontend, Backend, Flash & QA teams.
  • Encourage collaboration between Frontend, Flash & QA teams.
  • Provide estimate and resource allocation to Project Management team.
  • Conduct code reviews and sign off on technical solutions and approaches.
  • Promote technical excellence through the standardization of development procedures and processes.
  • Define coding standards and disseminate best practices within the team.
  • Ensure that the development & QA processes are followed strictly.
  • Review and recommend tools & development processes to deliver efficiency and productivity.
  • Stay current with emerging technologies in areas of CMS, Facebook Apps & Mobile App development.
  • Hire awesome team members.


  • At least 3 to 4 years developing software professionally
  • At least 3 to 4 years developing software professionally
  • At least 3 years developing software on relational databases. You need to be comfortable with writing server-side web application logic in PHP and developing software on open source platforms.
  • Development of back-end components, connect the application with the other (often third-party) web services, and support the front-end developers by integrating their work with the application.
  • Service Integration: You’ve got experience stitching your client applications to RESTful interfaces. When confronted with new features you’re able to design good service interfaces, and to work independently with a counterpart on the server team to come to a common understanding of how the services should behave
  • Having passion about database and server development. You care about applying good design principles to your work, and are able to have real conversations with other developers and architects about the trade-offs and balance between functionality, performance, design, and usability
  • Experience in troubleshooting with excellent problem-solving skills. When something is wrong you don’t sit on your hands, you jump in to solve it
  • To be a team player. You own your work, but have the ability to work with a team
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment
  • To be an excellent reviewer of code and application
  • Desirable Documentation skills (Test plans, Release Plans, technical specifications, roll back, deployment documents for Enterprise level applications)
  • Experience on content management solutions like WordPress, Magento, Concrete 5, ModX is preferable
  • Useful knowledge of developing projects using frameworks like YII, CakePHP is prefereble
  • Experienced in builds and sprints management, version control systems.
  • Good use of Microsoft Office applications and development tools
  • Assist Technical Leads on all application deployments and releases
Programming LanguagesPHP, OWLTools

Lex, NDepend



Interface Protocols & Standards

Web Services


Yii, CakePHP

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