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Senior PHP Developer - Laravel

July 31st, 2021
Senior PHP Developer - Laravel

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.

πŸ”ŽWe’re now looking for a Senior PHP Developer - Laravel to join our team in Sofia or remote Bulgaria.

You will:

  • Collect requirements, implement technical designs, describe software product features, and aid product strategy;
  • Communicate technical solutions to non-technical project stakeholders effectively, while taking into account client goals and timelines;
  • Take responsibility and ownership of the code being produced;
  • Lead workshops, mentoring sessions, act as a facilitator for the team;
  • Work closely with the team, perform and receive code reviews,

    but most importantly,

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

To apply, you will need to:

  • Have at least 6 years of professional experience with client-facing applications;
  • Have deep knowledge of Laravel, PostgreSQL and MySQL (GraphQL is considered as an advantage);
  • Have solid understanding of OOP, design patterns, domain driven development, Linux, as well as the ecosystems around those technologies;
  • Have experience with CI/CD and Docker;
  • Be able to test your code πŸ”¨;
  • Be a patient and effective communicator in both Bulgarian and English,

    but most importantly,

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

Despark's tech stack is:

  • Symfony and Laravel;
  • React, React Native and TypeScript;
  • GraphQL;
  • PostgreSQL and MySQL;
  • Docker πŸ‹ and AWS;
  • GitLab CI.

We offer you:

  • Interesting and impactful projects, our usual project timeline is 6-12 months;
  • Additional days off
  • Unlimited “work from home” πŸ›‹οΈ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;
  • A brand new company Apple laptop πŸ’»;
  • A competitive salary,

    but most importantly
    ,

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

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 online interview.

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