Senior Backend PHP Engineer - high-traffic systems - Sydney


Senior PHP Engineer, Javascript, RabbitMQ, high-traffic systems. $130k+Super

  • Senior PHP engineer - Sydney
  • RabbitMQ, messaging, high-traffic systems.
  • LAMP stack, PHP, web sockets
Tekfinder have partnered with a global product business who have recently received two rounds of funding and are growing rapidly with offices in the US, UK and HQ here in Sydney. Their engineering team spans about 60 across mobile, platform, API and their creative teams. They’re looking for an experienced backend software engineer to help deliver an awesome experience to their customers. The team generally write non-framework PHP and are currently moving to GoLang for their new projects.
You Will:
  • Design, develop, enhance, and maintain their consumer facing website
  • Own a significant stake in projects that have a direct impact on the teams’ goals, from inception to launch
  • Participate in designing, proposing, and developing architectures that can perform at scale
  • Be active in code reviews and discussions to learn, share knowledge, and improve code quality
  • Work on a cross-functional team with engineers, product managers, QA, and designers
  • Collaborate with other teams across the company, including customer support, data science, marketing, and operations
You Have:
  • 7+ years of experience building large-scale, server-based web applications
  • Experience with PHP and the full LAMP stack
  • Experience with microservices, REST APIs, and data storage/caching strategies
  • Knowledge of object-oriented design and methodologies
  • Understanding of advanced client/server web architecture
  • Familiarity with different development paradigms offered by PHP frameworks and non-framework architectures
Nice to Have:
  • BS in computer science or engineering equivalent
  • Experience with AWS or similar