Salary Range
85,000.00 CAD to 120,000.00 CAD
Job Title
Backend Team Lead (PHP)
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Date Posted

Our client based in Toronto is looking for a Backend Team Lead (PHP) to join their growing team.

This is a Full-time permanent role

Will be a complete Remote role.


  • Will oversee the development team.
  • Will provide “technical leadership” to the team.
  • Will be managing a team of 4- 6 developers.
  • Will be responsible for managing multiple projects at a time.
  • Will follow the complete SDLC, will oversee the development process.
  • Will be the liaison between the team and the management.
  • Will be responsible to communicate the solutions to the Business and the development team.
  • Will supervise and evaluate the dev team’s work.
  • Will be responsible for “code reviews”.
  • Will lead and motivate the team.
  • Will be “hands-on” – 30% coding and 70% team management
  • Will develop software solutions by studying the information needs.
  • Will be responsible for documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, and charts.
  • Will be responsible for maintaining the development standards, deliverables, manage the timelines in Agile/ Scrum.


  • Bachelors Degree in software engineering or computer science.
  • Should have experience: SAAS development (Multi-Tenancy Design).
  • Should have previous team lead experience – at least 2 yrs.
  • Should have Software Development experience: 5- 8+ years.
  • Should be experienced with PHP frameworks.
  • Technology Stack: PHP 5.6 or higher, MySQL 5+
  • PHP frameworks: Frameworks, such as Yii, CodeIgniter, or Laravel.
  • Frontend: HTML, CSS, JS, Jquery.
  • CMS: Expression Engine or similar.
  • Should have previous hands-on experience: JSON/REST/XML/SOAP web services.
  • Should have previous hands-on experience: JS, JQuery, and any JS MVC framework
  • Should be experienced with Agile product development lifecycle.
  • Version control: GitHUb or Bitbucket.
  • Debugging tools: Firebug or Charles or similar.

About you:

  • Strong communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills
  • Should be fluent: written and spoken English.

STACK IT Recruitment Inc., based in Mississauga, places candidates throughout the Greater Toronto Area. We pride ourselves in being the number one recruitment company in information technology. Don’t take our word for it – our track record of placing highly qualified candidates speaks for itself!

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