Senior PHP Engineer

Senior PHP Engineer

About Archipelago

Archipelago helps fast-growing startups extend their teams by hiring the best talent irrespective of location. 

We are hiring for multiple roles at some of the hottest startups, giving you an opportunity to do cutting edge work and earn competitive salaries while working remotely from home.

Job Description

We are looking for world-class talent to join a crack team of engineers, product managers and designers. We want people who are passionate about creating software that makes a difference to the world. We like people who are brimming with ideas and who take initiative rather than wait to be told what to do. We prize team-first mentality, personal responsibility and tenacity to solve hard problems and meet deadlines. As part of a small and lean team, you will have a very direct impact on the success of the company.

As a senior PHP engineer you will:

  • build and maintain scalable features by contributing to our codebase on a daily basis
  • support a Test-Driven Development culture in the team with aiming at a very high coverage
  • enjoy mentoring other developers by sharing your knowledge, pairing with them and doing regular code reviews

Job requirements

  • Strong skills working with PHP using Symfony, with ideally 10 years of experience.
  • Experience in building microservices, ideally deployed in Docker containers on Kubernetes.
  • Solid experience with MySQL.
  • Developed and ran large scale production environments closely with DevOps/SRE.
  • Continuous learner and like to find new ways to do things.
  • A hands-on, can-do attitude.
  • Any experience with Front End technologies (React, HTML, JavaScript) would be a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field from a top university.
  • Able to work within the GMT+1 time zone
  • Nice to have:
  1. AWS experience
  1. Exposure to e-commerce environments

What we offer

  • An exciting and passionate working environment within a young and fastgrowing company
  • The opportunity to work with a high performing team
  • A competitive salary package
  • The ability to work from anywhere in the world (assuming a stable internet connection)
  • The chance of being a fundamental part of the team and make a difference

What will the process look like?

  • Application: you will submit an online application form, which will take you less than 10 mins to complete
  • Test: you will take a 45 min online test
  • Interview: there will be 2 rounds of interviews

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