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PHP Backend Developer

XING PT
For a better working life.

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerPorto, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Intro

Olá Porto! We opened a new tech office in the beautiful Oporto last year and we are looking for great people to join our team!

We have job openings in many roles to complement our growing team. For all open positions, we look for skilled & dedicated people who share our passion for building products that millions of users love.

At XING you will find a technology-based environment in which your contributions matter and you are enabled to grow professionally. You’ll be part of an organization with almost 300 amazing developers and a healthy culture of learning from each other via pairing, communities of practice, joint hackweek projects etc. While most of our products focus on thGerman-speakingng regions, our development teams are collaborating from 6 offices across Europe and our working culture is international.

This is the challenge, if you are up for it:

  • You will play a senior role in a small and cross-functional team
  • Design, test, build, ship and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable object-oriented PHP7 code
  • You provide and enhance tools to automate processes and ultimately improve our development environment
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

Main requirements

  • Strong object-oriented PHP skills, experience with MVC frameworks (i.e. Symfony, Silex, Zend, Laravel)
  • Several years of experience in designing, building, testing and shipping web applications
  • Automated testing, clean code and code coverage is just as important to you as production code
  • Exceptional experience with various design and architectural patterns, algorithms, and data structures
  • You're into agile methodologies and enjoy working in teams with a focus on sharing knowledge
  • DevOps mentality and result-oriented experience with MySQL and Linux administration is of advantage
  • Experience with front-end tech (HTML, CSS, JS) is a plus
  • Great English communication skills.
  • Fluent in English

Perks

  • The chance to work on a large, highly distributed platform with over 14 million users
  • Varied tasks, uncomplicated interactions with your colleagues as well as many opportunities to bring in your own ideas await you
  • Innovation/hack weeks every few months where you can unleash your creativity and ideas
  • Real training and conferences
  • Health Insurance
  • 25 days of vacation per year
  • A multicultural environment with employees from all over the world
  • Free fruit, drinks, snacks and much more
  • English and German lessons
  • A mobile device for your private use (iPhone, iPad, Android…)
  • Competitive salary
  • We contribute into open source (https://github.com/xing) and let the world know what we are doing (https://devblog.xing.com) and organize public user groups and coding events

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