Lead Developer - PHP/Laravel

Job Description

We are looking for smart, ambitious, and energetic professionals to help us build innovative, tech-forward, payment acceptance solutions to drive our aggressive growth plans. You will be able to make a huge impact on the success of our future business. You will be directly involved in all aspects of the product development and the ability to work on a forward-focused tech-stack.


This is an exciting growth opportunity – you will be joining the heartbeat of our company impacting the fastest growing aspect of our business!


You will manage the development team supporting different products or lines of businesses. Assigning tasks, providing guidance to developers, and prototypes different solutions. Evaluating existing applications to determine technical changes, schedules projects, resources, and monitors project timelines. Reviewing different project requests providing reliable timeline and cost estimates. Developing, distributing, supporting, enforcing, and integrating best practices and technology standards across the organization.


  • Ability to optimize team results through hands-on leadership, engagement in sales cycles, performance management, rewards and recognition, and coaching.

  • Responsible for driving and achieving sales goals, profitability and business relationships, and optimizing new and existing account and business partner relationships

  • Develop incentive plans, targets, forecasting and management of sales team performance. 

  • Understand industry trends and effectively position IB products and services to drive sales opportunities.

  • Must be a team player and willing to support the culture of International Bancard.

  • Ability to work in a cooperative and supportive manner with Executive Leadership Team.

  • Embrace and drive IB’s core values both personally, as well as for any member of the team.

  • Responsible for the execution of the National Sales plan, National Marketing plan and the overall partner development plan. 

  • Develop, manage, train and mentor the marketing and sales professionals on a consistent, weekly, basis for maximum productivity.

  • Responsible for the management of the outside and inside sales force as well as oversight to the Marketing Team.

  • Support the growth of International Bancard’s referral partnerships such as associations, organizations, VAR partners, through direct efforts as well as driving this objective through the entire sales force.

  • Provide ongoing reporting to the CEO in a timely and effective manner.  They will be responsible for driving all reporting of the sales and marketing team.


  • Lead the web development team to communicate a clear vision of objectives and motivate the team to achieve them

  • Take new feature requests and products from concept to completion

  • Manage continuous development and regular deployments

  • Develop project plans, estimates for effort, timelines and budget

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather and refine project requirements and specifications

  • Improve efficiency of product development processes

  • Review and optimize existing products

  • Conduct small experiments to prove larger investment

  • Write well-designed, efficient code using software development best practices

  • Integrate and interact with data from various API's and databases

  • Design, create and manage API's for web applications

  • Design and implement complex backend algorithms

  • Organize work in manageable phases and determine effective approach to completing the work

  • Communicate relevant project information to stakeholders and teams

  • Troubleshoot the Production Environment

  • Help maintain and extend existing applications written in various versions of Laravel, MySQL, Vue, React & jQuery

  • Architect and evolve evergreen projects using the latest versions of Laravel and Vue


  • Experience Leading a Small Team

  • Extensive experience with PHP & Laravel

  • Experienced in designing and maintaining MySQL databases

  • Experience with testing and test-driven workflows (PHPUnit)

  • Working with Git and common Git based workflows

  • Advanced knowledge building REST(ish) APIs

  • Comfortable in a Linux environment

  • Motivated to contribute and release to open source software

  • Comfortable in a fast paced, evolving environment

  • Hands on, passionate and persistent

  • Extremely comfortable with CLIs

  • Strong JS skillset (Vue or React, Vanilla, ES6/7)

  • Strong desire to evolve, progress, learn, and collaborate

  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and can prioritize among many competing needs

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Exceptional performers will have a high level of Skills/Knowledge:

  • AWS

  • Active and involved with the Laravel community

  • Experience in the payment acceptance industry

  • Familiar with PCI DSS

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time 

  • Location: Downtown Detroit, MI

Please submit your resume to begin your job search today!

Please submit your current resume and salary history to careers@intlbancard.com. Once submitted one of our recruiters will contact you to advance with the recruitment process.

© 2020 International Bancard   |   International Bancard is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To learn more about International Bancard and its services, visit InternationalBancard.com