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Employer: Brainspotting
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Abroad
  • nationwide
    Updated at: 31.10.2017
    Short company description

    We are the leading technology recruitment and selection consultancy in Romania, working on highly specialized technologies for permanent and interim positions. Since our inception in 2001 as the first specialized IT recruitment agency in Romania we supported over 400 national and global clients in acquiring strategic IT talent for their business.

    We are deeply passionate about technology and highly responsible about our work. We understand the pressure of the business and the fact that you need fast and quality results. Therefore we always go for the extra mile to deliver the best IT&C talent for your business, no matter how challenging the project may seem.


    Our client is part of a global Internet and entertainment group. In Portugal, they have in Lisbon their own tech hub creating classified products for the globe: many countries in Europe, Asia, Latam, etc.
    In Portugal, the company is the second Portuguese website with the most visits, every day! Their team is also responsible for other major Internet Portals in Portugal.
    Due to their international growth, they are looking for a Senior PHP Developer for their Global Tech Hub from Lisbon, Portugal.

    The company has a clear ambition - to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped them build one of the world's leading Internet companies. This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person.
    If you've got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to their purpose, then they would love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more?

    Why our client?

    The group's company is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets.
    The company connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9 billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month.
    Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.


    What responsibilities will you have?

    • Develop and improve components of the web apps across the globe
    • Along with the rest of the team build and scale a development model and culture
    • Contribute to architecture, tools, standards and practices for their engineering organization
    • Contribute to scaling the platform to the next level of modularity & shareability
    • Ensure code quality and maintainability

    What will you need to be successful in this role?

    • Advanced knowledge of PHP and experience with different frameworks (4+ years)
    • Strong know-how in object orientation (OO), domain driven design (DDD) and standard design patterns
    • Experience with agile development practices (Kanban, Scrum, TDD)
    • Passion for beautiful, test-driven code and an eye for simplicity and pragmatism
    • Extensive experience with relational databases, such as MySQL or others
    • Knowledge in NoSQL technologies like Riak, Redis, Solr, ElasticSearch
    • Familiar with RESTful APIs (design and consume)
    • Knowledge on design of Unit tests approaches (PHPUnit or other)
    • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines
    • Experience with version tools such as GIT or Git-flow approach
    • Skills in JavaScript (particular jQuery), HTML5 and CSS3
    • Be able to communicate in English (oral and written)
    • Good team player, however also be able to work independently
    • Entrepreneur mentality

    Other info

    What can you expect from them and what do they offer?

    • Unique opportunity to become a part of an international team of top engineers learning from one another and contributing to the global success
    • Working with and impacting all Classifieds websites in Europe and around the world
    • Great place to learn and develop within fast growing, global classifieds leader which opens further career opportunities
    • Fun and informal environment where getting stuff done and enjoying the ride is far more important than rules and hierarchies
    • They offer a fixed salary plus other benefits like health insurance, company self-service, food supply, bonus system for good performance, and others

    Inspired and interested in the job?

    • Be Fast!
    • Be Open!
    • Be Curious!
    • Build on each other!
    • Be Empowered!
    • Live it!

    If you value/identify yourself with autonomy, innovation and their corporate values, apply for this job they need you!