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PHP Symfony Team Lead


PHP Symfony Team Lead


Offshoring Software Engineering | Tech Staffing & Recruitment | UK | Australia | Philippines

Cloud Employee is a fast-growing UK-managed offshore recruitment and staffing company in the Philippines. We tackle the growing global IT skills shortage by connecting tech companies based in Europe, the US, and Australia to our pool of expert software developers in the country.

We’re looking for a skilled and driven PHP Symfony Team Lead to join our ever-expanding team of expert IT professionals based in Makati. This is an excellent opportunity to work with one of the world’s exciting startups in a multinational environment while enjoying a number of benefits and perks which include, but are not limited to, medical and dental plans, training allowances, free food, as well as regular activities that aim to bring employees together.

The Position

The successful PHP Symfony Team Lead will be tasked to:

  • Build and maintain Wren’s custom-built, cutting-edge applications (Symfony 3/4 based)
  • Write clean code that is clear and understandable by others
  • Contribute to project specifications and estimations
  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Work with business stakeholders and the development team to understand the initial scope for a new project
  • Mentor and support junior members of the team

Candidate Requirements

Experience and Knowledge


  • A team lead or project lead experience, or currently a senior developer ready to move into a team lead role
  • At least 5+ years of experience in creating and maintaining object-oriented PHP 5/7 based systems
  • Experience of using the Symfony 3, Symfony 4 or equivalent framework
  • Experience of working with MySQL 5+
  • Demonstrable knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS/LESS or SASS, JavaScript and Ajax
  • Experience of using Version Control systems such as Git as part of a team
  • Knowledge of the Doctrine 2 ORM
  • Experience in creating and maintaining RESTful APIs and JSON
  • Experience of automated testing (preferably PHPUnit and Behat/Selenium)
  • Design patterns knowledge and practical experience implementing them
  • Experience of Agile project methodologies and its impact on iterative design
  • Experience of working in a continuous integration environment
  • Familiar with Linux or Mac OS


  • Experience of retail and/or manufacturing environments and processes
  • Experience with Redis, Elastic Search, Rabbit MQ, Mongo DB
  • Bachelor's Degree

Skills & Attributes


  • Excellent communication skills–must be able to describe technical issues to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to mentor and support more junior members covering technical and non-technical skills
  • Highly proficient in both spoken and written English
  • Ability to work as part of an Agile team
  • A passion for adhering to coding standards and clean code
  • Has a keen eye for detail


  • Has previously worked for a retailer and knows retail processes

Salary, Incentive, and Benefits Packages

  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Benefits package include HMO, training allowance, gym or food allowance, educational assistance for dependent, and more
  • An annual salary increase, as laid out in the contract
  • Free food and drinks provided in the office
  • Company trips

For more information on what it’s like to work at Cloud Employee, click here.

Do you think you are ready for the challenge? Apply now!

Download the full job description here.

Here at Cloud Employee, we’re dedicated to keeping our staff happy and satisfied at work. If you’re interested to know more about the employer-provided benefits and perks you can receive with us, you can download the booklet below:


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