PHP – Team Leader

We are looking for a PHP – Team Leader to manage a Team of PHP Developers working on Corporate Software Solution development in Infosysta entity in Cairo and collaborate with Infosysta teams located in Beirut, Riyadh & Dubai.


The Candidate will:

  • Manage & Lead a team of 5 PHP Developers as a start
  • Adopt to Agile Processes (working on Jira, Kanban & Scrum)
  • Translate Business needs into Solution Architecture Design and Technical Specifications
  • Develop Advanced features and Enhancements in PHP and related technologies
  • Watch the technology and drive the APIs and Libraries used to the trendiest ones by implementing best practices in PHP world.
  • Think out-of-the-box and suggest improvements to software architecture to keep it scalable and up-to-date.
  • Optimize the Performance of the application to keep it fast for the end-user
  • Act as a keeper on the UI/UX of the Web Application to keep it friendly and used in a self-service mode by end-users.
  • Provide 3rd Level Support to Business Teams
  • Participate in the Release Management and all IT & Infrastructure tasks related to the deployment of Software releases.
  • Train junior developers and accelerate their careers
  • Work hand-by-hand with the head of R&D located in Beirut to deliver excellent quality of code.
  • Work actively with the Product Owner and the Business Teams
  • Review the code for Junior Developers
  • Manage the Unit Testing to deliver stable releases free of bugs and regressions


Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering or Computer Science
  • A minimum of 10 years relevant experience in PHP coding and team leadership, with a excellent knowledge of its ecosystems
  • Excellent experience in Code Igniter, Laravel and other frameworks
  • Proficient with Object Oriented and Design Patterns
  • Relevant experience in JavaScript (jQuery), HTML, CSS, SQL
  • Advanced skills in MSSQL, MySQL and Oracle Databases
  • Excellent experience in Web Services integration (SOAP, REST, JSON, XML)
  • Excellent Code structure & organization methodology
  • Excellent Troubleshooting skills
  • Mastering Git as Code Source Management
  • Excellent understanding of SDLC & ALM
  • Hard worker with high flexibility in daily work
  • Proficient in English
  • Self-Organized with People & Project Management skills
  • Customer oriented with Team work attitude
  • Flexible to adapt quickly to changes in an Agile Environment
  • Motivated to lead a dynamic team

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