Lead Engineer (PHP/Laravel)

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We are seeking a highly experienced and results-driven Lead Engineer (PHP/Laravel) to join our partner Engineering team. As a Lead Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in leading and mentoring a team to deliver high-quality solutions. You will be responsible for overseeing projects, optimizing processes, and driving technical excellence.

If you are a proactive and strategic leader with a strong background in PHP development, and architecture skills, this is an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact.


  • Education: Master’s degree in Computer Engineering or related field
  • Experience: Over 6 years of experience in PHP development, including 2+ years in a leadership role, ideally as an Engineering Manager, Solutions Architect, Tech Lead, or Team Lead
  • Technical Skills:  Proficient in PHP, Laravel, Symfony, and other relevant frameworks. Database experience with PostgreSQL, MySQL, and others. Experience working with Cloud ecosystem: Azure or AWS
  • Management Skills: Proven track record of managing teams of up to 10 people with both technical and non-technical responsibilities. Experience in hiring, mentoring, and promoting team members
  • Methodologies: Familiarity with Agile methodologies, including SCRUM and Kanban. A data-driven approach to decision-making
  • Communication: Excellent communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with clients, stakeholders, and cross-functional teams. Excellent English language, both written and spoken
  • Problem-Solving: Strong problem-solving skills and a history of solving delivery bottlenecks

Will be a plus

  • Front-end development skills with Angular, React, or Vue
  • Experience with Laravel Lighthouse
  • Docker
  • Experience with Redis
  • Knowledge of OOP fundamentals, SOLID principles
  • Understanding of DDD principles


  • Lead and mentor a team of talented engineers, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment
  • Leverage your extensive PHP expertise, including Laravel, Symfony, and other frameworks, to guide the development team in creating robust and efficient solutions
  • Identify bottlenecks and inefficiencies in engineering processes and implement improvements to enhance productivity and delivery rates
  • Collaborate closely with clients and stakeholders to understand their requirements and expectations, ensuring that projects align with their goals
  • Implement best practices for quality assurance, including testing strategies, code reviews, and quality control processes
  • Responsible for project architecture; Design and build scalable platforms and APIs, enabling the rapid development and launch of products

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical insurance
  • Tax compensation
  • Full Remote
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment
  • Career growth and development opportunities
  • A chance to work with a talented and driven team of professional

About the project

Our client, a leading player in the IT reseller industry, specializes in innovative and comprehensive solutions for service agreement management.

Established in 2005, this European company has a strong presence in Europe and the US, offering expertise in the management of service agreements for industry giants like HPE, Aruba, Nimble Storage, HP Inc., and Micro Focus.

What makes them stand out is their exclusive focus on service revenue management. They simplify complex processes, offer professional support for service requirements, and boost renewal rates.

Job Category: Laravel PHP
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Portugal Remote
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