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Development Team Lead

Location: Newcastle

Salary: Up to £55,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169152

Are you an experienced developer who enjoys leading a team and planning projects from a technical perspective?

Do you want to work with a dynamic and innovative business that works in partnership with some of the world’s tech giants?

Are you looking for a greater work/life balance with the opportunity to work remotely?

If you’ve answered yes to the above, then we have the perfect next step in your career!

Our client is experiencing exponential growth and looking to enhance their exceptional development team with the help of an experienced Development Team Lead. The role of Team Lead will be to define requirements in conjunction with appropriate stakeholders and be able to delegate work to the appropriate people.

For those living within a reasonable commute of the Gateshead office you will work a hybrid home/office model. There is also the opportunity for fully remote working should you live outside of the North East with 4 days travel to the office per quarter (travel & accommodation fully paid for).

You will preferably have experience in:

  • Leading and managing the delivery of system/software development projects in a structured environment.

  • Planning projects from a technical perspective, defining requirements.

  • Excellent organisation, ability to prioritise and carry out multiple tasks.

  • PHP (inc. PHP 7.x); Modern PHP frameworks and Composer

  • MySQL, Postgres, or other SQL databases

  • Object oriented design principles and common design patterns

  • Client-side JavaScript frameworks

  • Automated testing in PHP (unit, integration, and e2e testing)

  • Linux, Version control (Git) or Docker


In return you will receive a competitive basic salary reflective of your skills and level of experience you will receive the following benefits:

  • 25 days holiday (including birthday) + 8 bank holidays

  • Budget per head meet ups

  • £400 per head development budget a year

  • Excellent personal development opportunities (training funding)

  • Inhouse growth & development platform

  • Opportunity for promotion

  • Discounts on promotions/ sales products

  • 4% pension contribution.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity, then apply today and a member of our team will be in touch.