Senior PHP Develper

Place of work
Remote work
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 500 EUR/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties is looking for the highest caliber back end developers to join its technical team’s expansion. Candidates must be located in a European time zone.

We are looking for a PHP Developer responsible for managing high volume back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central data stores, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the middleware layer. You will also be responsible for integrating some front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end application development is necessary as well.

The right candidate will have subject matter expertise in AWS.

What We Are Looking For

Strong knowledge of PHP fundamentals including OO principles and PSR standards.
Experience in an agile dev environment, with CI and Unit and Integration testing.
Deep understanding of AWS technologies, including EC2, Lambda, SQS, DynamoDB and RDS.
Proficiency and experience with high load environments and working at scale.
Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
Enjoys improving when possible, but fixing when urgent.
Strong knowledge of web security best practices and how to implement them.
User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
Creating data structures that represent and support business processes
Familiarity with large scale MySQL and DynamoDB database systems and their performance limitations.
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (Git) and profiling tools (Blackfire/XDebug) and how to perform code audits.
The Opportunity

Collaborative working environment with the full support of a team of industry experts.

Job Functions:

Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules
Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
Integration of data storage solutions
Will integrate various APIs from third parties;
Build our own APIs to be used by Apps
Improve and convert existing code to new standards.
Build Unit and Integration tests

Job Requirements:

Strong English language skills.
Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation.

Include in Cover Letter

Include in your cover letter answers to the following questions:

Identify three ways to improve the speed of a SQL query joining 20 million rows across 3 tables.
Name your favourite 3 features in the latest version of PHP

Employee perks, benefits

- Remote position: work from anywhere in Europe!
- Dynamic and challenging environment
- Competitive salary
- Multi-cultural teams

Expected date of completion of the selection process

28 January 2021 (there are still 0 more days)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Educational Specialization

IT, Computer Science

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

PHP - expert
Amazon Web Services (AWS) - advanced
MySQL - expert
API - expert

Number of years of experience



Brief description of the company

Piggy’s mission is to save people as much money as we can, that’s why we built our amazingly free coupon apps and desktop browser extensions.
We are constantly coming up with new ideas for things that will help users shop securely online, and that’s why Piggy has multiple patents pending for both it’s automatic coupon desktop extension and its first-of-a-kind automatic coupon mobile application.

Piggy’s users have confidence while shopping because they know we will find them the best savings on the internet without them even having to leave checkout.

And that’s why everyone loves Piggy!

Number of employees

100-149 employees

Company address
255 Primera Blvd., Suite 160 Lake Mary, FL
32746 Lake Mary


ID: 4014906  Datum zveřejnění: 31.12.2020  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 2 500 EUR/month