The Lead PHP Web Developer at Sapper Consulting will report to our CTO and work closely with our Product Manager to build performant, sustainable, and scalable applications to support our internal machine learning and automation initiatives. The best candidates will have a demonstrated ability to both build modern web applications and manage other developers to meet timeline and budgetary requirements. The position is perfect for someone looking to further their career and grow into a Director of Application Development.

Job Duties

· Oversee the support and development and testing activities related to the development of internal application systems, interfaces to third parties, and externally facing websites and Apps

· Oversee the implementation and testing of Application Software packages, where applicable

· Manage relationships with consultants assisting in application development projects

· Establish procedures and systems to ensure that development projects are implemented on time and on budget

· Establish and track metrics related to key performance objectives and service levels

· Stay current with technology and industry best practices to ensure that skill set/knowledge base remains broad and current

· Coach, counsel, and motivate development team members to obtain their maximum potential performance

· Identify and escalate potential concerns related to project initiatives and recommend viable solutions

· Ensure compliance with established industry rules, regulations, Company policies/procedures and best practices

· Ensure that all applications are developed using best practices for data security

· Forecast resourcing & staffing needs and effectively utilize all available resources

· Oversee the execution of multiple projects in a simultaneous environment ensuring deadlines are being met

· Other duties as assigned

General Knowledge, Skill and Ability

· Work Experience: 5-7 years

· Must have 1+ years application development management experience

· Experience with agile development methodologies

· Expert: PHP, Web Development, NoSQL

· Expert with Azure and Visual Studio Team Services preferred.

· SaaS development experience preferred

· Demonstrated use and knowledge of various quality programs/standards (TQM, ISO, etc.)