Lead PHP Engineer

CodeIT is a service product development company. We know how to transform the business ideas into profitable IT products.

We are inviting an experienced Lead PHP Engineer to join our team.

You’re the right fit for this role if you’re responsible and independent, have a passion for creating new solutions, have a wide range of knowledge in the development. We believe you are a good communicator and you’re able to defend your opinion through arguments and facts.

required skills

  • Good experience in PHP (5+ years)
  • Strong knowledge of at least one PHP framework (Laravel, Symphony, Zend, YII, ZF)
  • Good experience with Laravel (2+ years)
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript
  • Good knowledge of CSS, HTML
  • Strong knowledge of SQL
  • Experience with NoSQL
  • Good understanding of MVC and SOLID principles
  • The microservice architecture app development experience
  • Experience in designing and implementing web services with a REST and Web API architecture
  • Experience with NGINX web server
  • Experience in Unit testing
  • Ability to work with technical documentation/specifications for the project
  • English level: intermediate and higher

would be a plus

  • Experience in Laminas
  • Experience in Symphony
  • Experience in Node.js (1+ years)
  • Experience in Soket-service (Node.js)
  • Experience with AWS
  • Knowledge Swagger / OpenAPI
  • Knowledge of JS frontend frameworks
  • Experience in leading teams and mentoring


  • Manage a small but growing team
  • Track satisfaction level of team
  • Resolve and mitigate team conflict
  • Creating an individual development plan for php developers
  • Review code for acceptance criteria, robustness, style, and maintainability
  • Developing new features and supporting the current application
  • Bugfixing different project modules
  • Participation in pre-sales of new projects and creation of initial architecture and tech docs
  • Architecture new modules, providing system suggestions to a customer
  • Communication with a client (meetings and writing group chat discussions)
  • Providing time estimates for tasks and projects
  • Creating and supporting technical documentation
  • Communication with Stakeholders

being a member of the CodeIT team means

  • Career Path and growth opportunities (seniority level system, individual development plan, technical leads)
  • Compensation of participation in conferences and workshops
  • Development of soft skills (people management and emotional intelligence training)
  • Free access to the company account on Udemy educational platform
  • Internal library
  • Corporate English courses and communication with clients from English-speaking countries
  • Experienced and supportive team members
  • Paid time off (vacation, sick-leave, remote work)
  • Legal support
  • Joyful corporate events, team buildings, hobbies and sport communities
  • Well-equipped office located in the center of Kharkiv
  • Discounts and bonuses of IT Loyalty program
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