Senior Laravel Backend Developer
Engineering and Product Development – Software Development /
Senior Laravel Backend Developer– Cyprus, Greece or Remote
As our new Senior PHP Developer, you will embark a journey into the world of cutting-edge software engineering. You will be at the forefront of shaping the future of software development, making pivotal decisions that drive our processes forward, by leveraging tools like Kubernetes and Terraform in synergy with PHP, Go, Angular all nestled within the embrace of AWS. Our dedicated team will ensure that you are in sync with the latest technology stacks and workflows. From the inception of the daring projects to the triumphant realization, you will immerse yourself in the rewarding adventure of watching your visions come to life.
The main responsibilities of the position include:
- Develop and implement backend services using PHP 8+ and Laravel 9+, ensuring code quality, performance, and security.
- Utilise Kafka (or similar technologies) to design and implement event-driven systems for real-time data processing and communication between micro-services.
- Employ strong Git practices, such as trunk-based development, and implement CI/CD pipelines to ensure efficient and reliable code deployment workflows.
- Optimise database performance and scalability using MySQL and Redis for caching and data storage.
- Work in close collaboration with frontend developers, designers, and product managers to deliver end-to-end features and enhancements.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and maintain robust and scalable backend solutions for our platform.
- Provide mentorship, code reviews, and technical guidance to junior team members to ensure high coding standards and nurture their professional growth.
- BSc/MSc in computer science or any other relevant degree.
- At least 4-5 years of experience in a similar position.
- Extensive experience in backend development using PHP 8+ and Laravel 9+, with a deep understanding of Laravel's advanced concepts such as service providers, Passport/Sanctum, Eloquent ORM, Queues, Scheduler, and more.
- Proven experience in building and maintaining backend services, ensuring scalability, fault tolerance, and efficient communication between services.
- Knowledge of object-oriented programming principles and design patterns and concepts such as dependency injection, KISS, DRY, and YAGNI.
- Experience with code quality tools like Psalm, PHPStan, and Laravel Pint.
- Experience in writing tests using PHPUnit or Pest, and appreciation for TDD.
- Strong familiarity with event-driven architectures and technologies like Kafka, gRPC, or similar messaging systems.
- Proficiency in VCS, particularly Git, and hands-on experience with CI/CD pipelines.
- Solid understanding of relational databases, particularly MySQL and PostgreSQL, and caching mechanisms using Redis.
The following will be considered an advantage:
- Familiarity with containerization and orchestration technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
- Knowledge of cloud technologies, ideally AWS, and infrastructure as code using tools like Terraform.
- Frontend skills in Angular or VueJS for effective collaboration with frontend teams.
- Knowledge of building responsive and visually appealing user interfaces.
- Experience in Go programming language for additional versatility in backend development.
- Experience with ClickHouse or similar columnar databases for optimized storage and analytical processing.
- Experience with tools such as NewRelic, Zabbix, and Sentry for monitoring infrastructure and tracking errors.
- Attractive remuneration package plus performance related rewards
- Food allowance
- Intellectually stimulating work environment
- Continuous personal development and international training opportunities
All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality!