Full-stack PHP lead developer

A new breed of e-commerce

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At Vivapets we’re building an innovative approach to e-commerce, combined with a large community, content and unique AI conversational supported services.

Arcadenoe.pt (vivapets for international market), the pioneer social network for pet owners, is being completely rebooted as a new project.

We’re a distributed team from all over the world, from Malasia to the US, of designers, developers, product and marketing people, with our headquarters in UPtec, Porto.

We aim to build an environment where talented people thrive, with autonomy to be creative, nimble and innovative while providing enough support to be effective.

We already have 150.000 unique monthly users and will grow at double digit pace.

What will you be doing?

  • Build new application backend, being able to suggest best architecture to support business goals
  • Implement new UI templates (provided by designer, either Sketch or PSD)
  • Handle large amounts of data, content and registered users import to new website
  • Implement other critical elements such as search technology to be used

Join us:

Join us if you want to make a positive impact on the lives of others, love building great digital products with excellent tech and a world class UI/UX.

Main requirements

  • At least 2 years of experience with the technologies described below

  • PHP, SQL databases;

  • HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • MVC frameworks, particularly Laravel

  • Code optimization and performance improvements

  • Experience with a variety of data stores

  • Developing RESTful apis

  • Working with JavaScript client side frameworks

Nice to have

  • AWS server management
  • Machine learning and bots (conversational) services


  • Attractive base salary plus variable connected to company growth. Success is shared here.
  • We’re based at UPtec Polo do Mar, with sailboats, assorted fish, beaches and the sea at our doorstep.
  • Health Insurance and other perks included

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