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  • fulltime
  • ₤50000 - ₤80000 per year

Now in its second year, the Running World Cup is on track to become the world’s largest mass participation sporting event. With Usain Bolt and a soon to be announced global sponsor on board we’re now looking to build a technology team to scale up both responsive web and mobile apps.


We're looking for a highly motivated, self-starting, hands on problem solver to lead our product development at our Weybridge HQ.


Key roles and responsibilities

  • Work with stakeholders inside and outside of the business to fully understand sprint task requirements

  • Manage contractors working on different language versions as required

  • Deliver high quality software solutions to a wide range of technical problems


  • Minimum 4 years in a professional development / software engineering role

  • Ability to take ownership of the entire lifecycle of a sprint task from development and testing through to deployment

  • Professional working knowledge of PHP5/PHP7 and at least one major PHP framework (preferably Laravel)

  • Professional working knowledge of JavaScript (We’re using a mix of JQuery and Vue.js at the moment)

  • Strong working knowledge of SQL (we use MySQL) and ORM systems (e.g. Eloquent)

  • Awesome CSS and HTML skills

  • High attention to detail including pixel pushing

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills

  • Project management and client engagement skills

  • Experience managing an engineering team

  • Experience with a CSS pre-processor such as SASS

  • Experience with composer and package management within PHP


Bonus skills:

  • Other Relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL)

  • Database & caching technologies (e.g. Memcached, Redis)

  • NoSQL database (MongoDB)

  • REST API Development 

  • Oauth

  • Experience working within an agile development environment

  • PhoneGap / Ionic development

  • CI/CD, PHP Unit Test, GitLab, Docker

  • Experience designing and implementing multi-tier web architectures

  • Nginx administration

  • Experience managing remote staff around the globe


  • 3-monthly reviews including personal development target setting


To apply, please submit your CV stating your availability and expected salary immediately. In your email please tell us which runner most inspires you and why.

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