Technical Lead Developer

  • Worcestershire  
    £35,000 to 40,000 p/a  
  • Company
    Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    12 July 2018  
    Posted on
    14 June 2018  

An established full service agency based in Worcester are searching for an experienced Back End Developer to join their team to manage resource across projects, test code and support their office's technical infrastructure and hosting services.

The role will require technical solutions to meet their client's needs whilst striving to create appealing or engaging solutions and products that adhere to industry best practice.

This back end web developer will work alongside a front end developer and sit within the wider digital team. You will be the technical representative for the development team, manage third party resources such as technical services providers and support the management team for technical decision making.


* Proficient in PHP.
* Full understanding of multiple CMS platforms and the benefits and advantages behind them. WordPress knowledge is essential.
* Ability to produce clear instructive technical specifications for the team to use to deliver the end product
* Proficient understanding of accessibility and security compliancy for software solutions
* Experience of managing third party suppliers such as hosting providers, remote teams or IT services.
* A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices.
* Good knowledge of hosting services, you will be working with Cpanel, WHM, AWS and Digital Ocean.
* Command line experience is highly beneficial.
* Ability to scope a project, produce technical specs and quote projects accurately.


* Proficient in at least one server-side framework with a full understanding of MVC and benefits of other architectural design patterns.
* Experience, managing and scaling hosting environments for client solutions
* Understanding and application of using pre-processing toolkits such as Gulp, Web Pack, Grunt
* Ability to utilise JavaScript library's and Frameworks such as jQuery, React, Vue.js
* Knowledge of ES6 JavaScript and the ability to write native code
* Producing well written HTML and CSS using pre-processing this may be required occasionally to support the team.

This is a brilliant opportunity to perhaps take a step up in to a lead back end developer role. You must be able to demonstrate in your CV and cover letter that you have an abundance of experience across back end development as well as IT and server.

This role is easily commutable from Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Worcester and Warwickshire, but you must be able to drive due to location.

If you think you have the skills and experience that are suitable to this job then please send through your CV now!

Technical Lead Developer, £35,000 - £40,000, Agency, Worcestershire

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