Full time Senior Developer (PHP, Drupal, Symfony)

Salary: £58,000 - £72,000

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time


We are looking for passionate, proactive Senior Developers with the combination of technical and communication skills to join our team.

If you thrive in a fast-paced working environment; have experience in using Drupal, Symfony, or PHP; and can liaise with stakeholders of all seniority from project inception through to launch and maintenance, then this is the role for you.


Role requirements:

  • Managing the requirements gathering process, inputting into application design, turning business requirements into effective solutions

  • Recommending solutions, built or purchased, to meet and exceed business needs

  • Growing, motivating and supporting the the team - from recruitment and selection, to training and ongoing development, mentoring and coaching

  • Overseeing the strategic contribution back to open source projects


Key Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years in a senior developer role:

  • Leading and motivating a diverse development team to communicate and work together effectively and efficiently  

  • Assisting with recruiting, nurturing and growing the team

  • Selecting and managing approved suppliers to enhance the team’s skillset

  • Managing stakeholder communications throughout the full project lifecycle (both internal and external stakeholders at all levels)

  • Experience of enterprise scale project delivery - and the necessary combination of technical and communication skills required

  • Demonstrable experience gathering requirements for enterprise scale projects, using analytical and communication skills to create relevant project artefacts for the developers, architects and testers


Educational requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree


Working for us:

At Bright Lemon, community is at the heart of everything we do. We provide our staff with a great working environment - hosting weekly socials and a ping pong table. Competitive salaries and allotted time for personal development / training every week means that there is no shortage of opportunity for individual growth and development.


Our offices are situated in Hackney, Shoreditch, a location that provides excellent accessibility to all transport links and everything that the ‘hipster-heart-of-London’ has to offer.


We believe that our employees help to make the future of digital a Bright place. Want to join us? Send a CV and cover letter to jobs@brightlemon.com.

Please note that only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above, who are eligible to work in the UK, will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.