Your mission

Together, we transform digital. Now, we’re looking for you – our new Laravel Technical Lead.

We are looking for someone with experience in Laravel who can implement and review technical solutions to a high standard for a range of clients, that can collaborate and coach other developers and support members of the delivery team to create plans and deliver projects with high quality.

About Cyber-Duck, A CACI Business

Established in 2005, Cyber-Duck is a leading digital transformation business owned by CACI Limited. Cyber-Duck works with global brands such as the Bank of England, Mitsubishi Electric and Cancer Research. As a full service digital agency, we offer creative, technical, branding and marketing services all under one roof.

Your Team

You will report to Chief of Digital and Technology and will be part of the Technology team.

You will work alongside a multidisciplinary team. You will be tackling interesting challenges for a large multinational organisation and delivering meaningful solutions for services (both new and existing, across online and offline touchpoints) that improve the lives of users who interact with them.

Where is it based?

We are Hybrid and based in London – UK. However, we consider remote candidates in UK / EU (namely Portugal) who are open to travel to the UK for company / client meetings as and when required.

What you'll be doing:

  • Run code reviews, pair with the development team, review deliverables and continually improve the process with the other Tech Leads.
  • Collaborate with our project managers to oversee the technical delivery for a range of clients, from initial scoping, architecture and project delivery.
  • Manage a team of developers. This could involve some travel to Europe to collaborate with the remote teams.
  • Support the QA team to improve process and embrace automation to find & fix bugs during the entire product lifecycle.
  • Coach and support the team of developers / project team.
  • Manage client relationship and ensure standard and experience maintenance.
  • Ensure that quality engineering standards are implemented and collaborate with Chief of Digital and Technology for improvement.
  • Use forward-thinking DevOps technology and processes for deployments and automated testing.

Qualities we look for in candidates:

The right Laravel Technical Lead will be both technically minded but also have strong human to human and coaching skills. You will be able to effectively devise and communicate ideas and solutions, both with our internal team and clients, where you'll demonstrate your passion for delivering great user experiences and robust applications.

You’ll need to link requirements with budgets and commercial constraints to deliver the best technical solutions. After signing-off a specific architecture, you will lead our team of technologists to deliver stable, scalable and secure applications.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Have commercial experience delivering robust solutions as part of a multi disciplinary team
  • Have experience with the Laravel framework and its ecosystem
  • Have experience with modern front-end
  • Have basic experience of JavaScript frameworks (React or similar)
  • Experience with Cloud platforms like AWS and automatic deployment pipelines
  • Utilise version control using Git and a systemised deployment process
  • Ability to write and coach other developers to write automated tests
  • Good knowledge of object-oriented programming, SOLID principles and design patterns
  • Ability to support the creation of delivery plans, provide estimates and define users stories
  • A hands-on approach to solving technical challenges
  • Client relationship management and amazing communication skills
  • Proven experience mentoring and managing a team of developers
  • Passion for coding, design and web service development
  • Good English writing and communication skills

Please contact us if you are interested in the position and this is the right fit for you and we will further discuss the job with you.

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