Lead PHP Developer

Szeged, Hungary

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a Lead PHP Developer for our Szeged office to make the team even stronger.

In Hungary currently 1400+ IT Engineers help the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer and deliver software that changes the world. We are in the heartbeat of EPAM, running a large scale of projects and technologies – which provides long-term international career path, travelling and even relocation opportunities for our colleagues.

We believe that the team you build is the company you build. Our offices are digital laboratories. Our clients are major global brands. We’re always looking for talented teammates. Think you’ve got what it takes?


  • Own solution architecture and implementation details;
  • Estimate requirements and breakdown into technical tasks;
  • Plan and implement different functionalities described in design documents;
  • Monitor technical excellence and enforce technical practices;
  • Lead an Agile development team;
  • Work in close cooperation with customer’s representatives, organize and participate in meetings, conference calls.


  • At least 5 years’ experience in PHP programming;
  • Solid OOP knowledge;
  • Experience in and good knowledge of PHP frameworks (Drupal, Symfony, WordPress is an advantage);
  • Experience in JavaScript (jQuery, Ajax), HTML5, CSS3;
  • Experience in version control systems (SVN, Git, etc.);
  • Solid knowledge of software development methodologies;
  • Availability for business trips.

Nice to have

  • Strong understanding of one or more JS MVC frameworks. Experience in Sass/Less or any other CSS preprocessor;
  • DevOps experience: experience automating deployments, testing, server configuration, etc;
  • Experience working with cloud infrastructure: AWS, Rackspace Cloud, etc.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career development plan, a wide range of technological and soft skills trainings and workshops;
  • Participation in international enterprise projects;
  • Free English classes;
  • Outstanding working environment.