Senior PHP Backend Developer (Symfony)

The Role:

Design and development of critical engineering projects.
Communicate transparently throughout all phases of the product development lifecycle regarding your ongoing and upcoming work.
Develop high-quality code and tests.
Develop features and respect the roadmap.
Develop APIs to be used both for our frontend and mobile applications.
Continuously improve the quality of software by innovating and working on performance optimization
Review pull requests from your team members in order to conduct a constructive code review.
Actively contribute to teammates’ work via code reviews and design discussions in a way that improves the team’s shared understanding of our systems and improves our technology.
Lead discussions and achieve alignment with team members and stakeholders regarding the approach to your work.
Evangelize best practices across the team and in your own work and help others balance the tradeoffs between best practices and pragmatism.
Effectively lead complicated technical projects, delivering efficient, scalable, and resilient solutions.
Identify and advocate for foundational work that can support work across the platform, foster workflow improvements, and create substantial impact for Jagaad


Experience working with complex systems
6+ years of programming experience*
4+ years of commercial PHP (preferable last years of experience)*
Excellent knowledge of Symfony
Experience with REST API Architecture, designs and implementation
Experience working with Linux, Docker and Kubernetes
Working experience with another programming language: Go, Python
Top-notch software engineering ability and experience in designing and building RESTful, performant services
Proficient at taking large, complicated technical projects and breaking down the work into clear stages and deliverables across multiple platforms
Strong history of cross-functional collaboration
Expertise in large system design, database performance and working with billions of data points
Experience building, improving and maintaining large-scale APIs. Knowledge of and curiosity about multiple languages of different types is helpful, but it is a big advantage if some of this experience is with PHP.
Fluent in engineering best practices such as testability and ability to incorporate these into designs and execution
Track record of contributing to product and business direction, collaboration across different teams, and delivering solutions that meet expectations and are pragmatic.
Excellent knowledge of modern PHP
Excellent knowledge of development best practices such as SOLID, DRY, KISS, design patterns, object design
Experience with testing code (unit, integration, functional)
Understanding of fundamental design principles behind scalable applications
Good Knowledge of MySQL or MongoDB
Good knowledge of GitHub/GitLab
Problem-solving, decision making and effective communication skills
Fluency in English

* We believe in the quality of skills rathern than quantity of years in a certain position. Therefore, we are open to candidates with limited experience, however – with excellent skills in PHP development.

What we offer:

We love what we do and working at Jagaad is a chance to be a part of something big! We value our employees tremendously, and do what we can to help them stay happy and healthy both at work and away from it. In addition to a supportive and healthy environment, we offer:

We value growth and education and offer reimbursement for classes and conferences (Personal /Educational Development Days per year)
Company provides MacBook Pro
Flexible work schedule
Working from home
Private health insurance
Company-sponsored trainings
English classes
Company paid Runnaways

About Jagaad

We build products and relations: design & development of cloud-based applications, mobile apps and scalable products to transform brands and grow businesses!

Company website:

Job posted on 2 March 2023
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