Lead Developer

Where: The Yacht Week

Date Posted:

Contact: Johan Kuylenstierna Corthesy

+44 (0) 7564 377105

http://www.theyachtweek.com/

Salary: To be discussed. Did we mention that you will have a lot of fun?

We are looking for an ambitious, self-motivated and highly skilled individual who wants to rock the travel, events and hospitality market with us.

Build new projects. Outsource what is needed. Keep apace with the sharp growth of the company and stay in line with the board’s vision. You will be leading the development and implementation of new projects for all the European Travel Ventures brands. You will serve as the initial point of contact between the board of management and the IT operational process. You will also be in charge of managing our growing online sector including website, boat synchronization, platform for yachting agencies, administration panels and skipper management.

You are passionate about new technologies and a highly motivated, hard worker who is not scared to dedicate time when it comes to building great stuff.
 You have a swarm of new ideas and strive to innovate. You always take the initiative and you can take a lot of pressure whilst keeping a fresh mind. You know how to build stuff right, but particularly in a scalable way for the future. You know how to work with a team with goals and deadlines.

Requirements
3+ years of experience in IT team management.
Masters degree in IT Management or in Programming from a leading Business or Engineering School.
Experience in Agile methodologies and versioning on Github.
Extremely strong PHP object oriented, Silex or Symfony framework.
Knowledge of Perl and CGI Application.
A few things in Linux server management (Debian currently).
Knowledge of HTML5, JQuery, WordPress, GoogleApps, Facebook API and all these crazy new resources that are trendy.
Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
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Ability to lead a team, set up goals and reach them.
Excellent written and verbal English.

Work Environment
We are a young, fun, creative team of ten people who like to work hard as well as have a good time. There will be opportunities to travel around the world to our events.