Lead Engineer - PHP (f/m/d)

Lead / HeadFull timeRelocationRemote
English - Intermediate
PHPJavaScriptMySQLBackend DevelopmentHTMLDockerDevelopmentLaravel


Your mission

As a Lead Engineer on our team at GotPhoto you will lead technical decisions not people, ensuring we build a beautifully engineered product that people love. 

Full remote role, EU Based, up to €100k depending on your experience and location.

You will be an expert in building products in PHP, and happy to work on a MySQL & AWS stack. You are great at making decisions around architecture, scalability and product. 


Your role

As a Tech Lead you will:

  • Be coding - around 50% of time
  • Mentoring engineers - around 20% of time
  • Contributing to strategy topics - around 20% of time:
    • Discovery and ensuring feasibility with product managers
    • Engineering strategy with other Tech Leads and Head of Engineering
In particular, you will work on one of our small product focused squads with a more back end heavy element; either our Finance or Photography workflow squad. Each team has it’s own specific set of engineering challenges that come from helping thousands of photographers manage volume photography projects and sell their products online. Due to the complexity of the business problems we solve, we try and keep our engineering solutions scaleable and make pragmatic decisions about how we build features. You will help us scale up as we add more teams and features to tour platform.


With us, you can look forward to this

We want to ensure we build the best e-commerce solution in the photography market. The GotPhoto SaaS platform helps school photographers streamline their workflow and ensure that they can easily manage large photo shoots and print amazing products their customers want. Our culture is one of a positive business model, with the mindset “we create winners”. Photographers, parents, schools and labs are better off when using our software.Your mission, make an amazing product through making better technical decisions. You will be key in developing and implementing great modern engineering practices with the team, delivering well-written, tested and factored code, shipping to production at high frequency. You will be supported by great managers, work with a caring team and be given the autonomy you need to grow.