Role of the Lead Developer:

  • Be responsible for all phases of the software life-cycle;
  • Take ownership of solutions from inception, through to delivery, maintenance and decommissioning;
  • Contribute to several concurrent projects;
  • Develop high quality code as required by the senior management team and product architect;
  • Support operations, performing bug-fixes, enhancements and maintenance as required;
  • Learn and familiarise themselves with existing code and platforms and take ownership;
  • Deliver solutions within agreed timescales;
  • Adhere to development policies;
  • Develop compliant solutions at all times.

Requirements of the Lead Developer:

  • At least 5 years of working experience with PHP;
  • At least 5 years of working experience with JavaScript;
  • Ideally at least 2 years of working experience with Python;
  • Understanding of object oriented coding with proper design patterns;
  • Working understanding of JavaScript;
  • Relational Databases (MySQL etc.);
  • Good working knowledge of Symfony framework;
  • Be able to write well structured, testable code;
  • Experience in building API integrations;
  • Linux, Docker;
  • Digital integration (Google Analytics, GTM etc.);
  • Master's and/or PhD degree, engineering or computer science;
  • UK based (required onsite).

You must have expert skill-sets and knowledge in the the following areas:

  • PHP (CMS Experience);
  • Python;
  • JavaScript;
  • Hexagonal Architecture & Event Driven Programming;
  • React.js;
  • Node.js;
  • AWS (RDS, ECS);
  • RabbitMQ or similar;
  • Apps development experience.

Launched 2 years ago, we're a leading UK online marketplace disrupting the £595 billion lending industry by connecting borrowers and lenders across a range of personal, business loans, credit cards and debt solutions and mortgages. We effectively connects customers to a network of lenders, soon to be the largest in the UK - from the comfort of their homes, customers simply have to fill out a single application form to shop around, compare, access lender ratings and reviews, and save on a large range of borrowing solutions based on their own profiles and needs, everything for free.


Salary range £50,000 — 100,000

Dependent on experience