Job Description

Tech Lead PHP

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Introduction to your Job

  • Understanding and implementing of project management practices
  • Managing and delivery of projects from conceptualization, visualization to technology mapping and final execution of projects
  • Managing Project scope and change requests (CR)
  • Interact with the client to create technology specifications from business requirements for modules within the project
  • Guiding the team in defining technical architecture of their projects, including working with them to finalize the DB schema
  • Formulates strategies and methods in coordination with the Architect to gather functional requirements and capture them in standard notations like use cases
  • Planning and allocating work to the team
  • Monitoring development activities and reporting project progress
  • Managing, mentoring and providing technical guidance/support to project teams
  • Liaison with project team and delivering projects as per scheduled milestones (risk/quality/time)
  • Review/Improve upon current processes/methodologies
  • Improve the technical competence of the team through training & development of existing and new team members
  • Project delivery with quality after reviews like code review, performance review, etc.
  • Take initiates for new technologies within team/projects
  • Project delivery within the budget

Ideally, you should have:

  • A minimum of 6-8 years of total work experience including 4+ years of relevant software development experience in reputed IT organizations. At least 2+ years of experience in team management and client handling.
  • Sound knowledge of web development & custom PHP programming with one or more open sources such as Joomla, Drupal, CakePHP, and Magento etc.
  • Proven experience in planning, execution and implementation of high quality software projects.
  • Experience in client relationship management, project co-ordination and delivery management in an onsite-offshore model.
  • Proficient in iterative development methodologies like Agile, RUP etc.
  • PMP Certification and Microsoft Certification will be an added advantage.
  • Good communication skills & time management
  • Good at visualization & making clean web layouts
  • Should be able to handle stressful situations and deadline pressures well
  • Ability to understand how to think around obstacles and execute deliverables on time
  • Desire to change the existing paradigms, think out of the box
  • Must have high initiative, leadership qualities, good Interpersonal skills and problem solving and analytical abilities.