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PHP Developer

July 31st, 2019
PHP Developer

Despark is a digital product agency based in the United Kingdom and Bulgaria. We create human-first products which move the world forward, with over a decade of experience bringing great ideas to life across multiple sectors, from health to education. We’ve worked with startups, charities and large corporations.

๐Ÿ”ŽWe’re now looking for a PHP Developer to join our team in Sofia, Varna or remote Bulgaria.

At Despark, we are:

  • Using PHP ~7.1 + Symfony or Laravel, but we are open to other technologies;
  • Storing and querying our data mainly on PostgreSQL, but also on MySQL;
  • Hosting our projects mostly on AWS;
  • Loving the little whale ๐Ÿณ (Docker);
  • Exploring TDD and BDD in our development lifecycle,

    but most importantly,

  • Creating products that solve problems, not create ones.

You will:

  • Participate in the conceptual/planning phase of the project;
  • Take responsibility and ownership of the code being produced;
  • Keep up to date with emerging technologies, actively seeking and creating new ways to solve problems and improve the team's workflow;
  • Work closely with the team, make and receive code reviews,

    but most importantly,

  • Build well-thought-out system architecture ๐Ÿ“for our clients' projects .

To apply, you will need to:

  • Have at least 2 years of professional experience with client-facing applications;
  • Have deep knowledge of OOP, design patterns, domain driven development, Linux, as well as the ecosystems around those technologies;
  • Be able to test your code ๐Ÿ”จ;
  • Be a patient and effective communicator,

    but most importantly,

  • Be responsible and care deeply about the work being produced.

We offer you:

  • Additional days off and an unlimited “work from home” ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธpolicy ;
  • Seasonal gatherings - Christmas dinner, spring picnic and team building by the sea;
  • Free perks and benefits incl. additional health care, snacks & beer in the office, donation matching, individual learning budget, etc.;
  • A cosy, spacious office in the city centre, just across from the Parliament building in Sofia and a creative and social atmoshpere of Innovator CoWorking Space in Varna;
  • A brand new company Apple laptop ๐Ÿ’ป;
  • ะ competitive salary,

    but most importantly,

  • A supportive atmosphere within an ambitious, happy and caring team ๐Ÿ’™.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for the job and meet all of the criteria above, please email your CV to us at jobs@despark.com. Candidates who are deemed suitable for the job will be contacted and invited to an interview.

Get to know us a bit more on our About us page.