Senior PHP Software Engineer

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Employer: ZITEC
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: peste 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 08.04.2020
    Short company description

    Zitec is not your usual IT company. We're an awesome team, always looking for passionate people to join us on our continuous quest to create the best software engineering team out there.

    To us, programming goes beyond just writing code lines. It's about understanding the end goal and getting involved in the projects we're working on. We strive to make a positive impact while looking for the next tool or process that will help us improve.

    Since 2003 we have delivered more then 350 projects in 15 countries from 3 continents, covering specialties like research and development, cloud computing, mobile apps, online marketing and web design while using technologies and platforms such as: PHP, Zend Framework, Drupal, Magento, Symphony, Phalcon, .NET, Node.js, MySQL, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Google AdWords or Google Analytics. And this is just so you can get an idea about us.

    Top 3 cool things we're known for:

    ZiHack - our 24 hours inhouse hackathon (
    Zitec HQ - one of the most fun and stylish office in Romania (
    White Rabbit - our own crafted beer (

    If you're interested in joining us, send us your CV!
    Or simply pay us a visit at our HQ in one of the #makeitmusic nights if you just want to meet us and have a drink. Or two. :)


    What you need for this role:

    Experience in developing web applications (at least 4-5 years);
    Extensive experience with PHP and SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL or SQL Server);
    Good understanding of MVC frameworks (Zend Framework, Symfony 2/3, Phalcon) and application architecture patterns;
    Knowledge of front-end concepts (HTML, CSS, JavaScript);
    Nice to have: knowledge of web services (RESTful / SOAP), JSON, XML, web servers (Apache / Nginx), Linux, communication protocols;
    Good interpersonal and teamwork skills;
    Interest in continuous career development;
    Ability to express your thoughts in English (written or spoken);


    What you will do:

    PHP development (using industry best practices);
    Database design and development;
    Research and implement new tools and technologies;
    Constantly improve the application architecture, performance and security;
    Collaborate with the team in development of new software programs and applications;
    Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment;
    Perform code reviews and mentor junior software developers;
    Accomplish project requirements by coaching the development team;
    Provide assistance, feedback and support to the team;
    Maintain professional and technical knowledge by keeping in touch with the latest technologies and sharing information with the team;