Backend PHP Developer – International position

Málaga, Spain
€ 3.000 - € 4.500 / month + excellent benefits


The software platform that this Dutch company developed, built and operates provides the most stable and innovative communication platform for the commercial market. Through our their network and several interconnected data centers they supply professional mobile, telephony and data services using progressive ICT techniques. As a result of their flexible and professional approach, they have gained a significant market position that will further expand in the coming years.

You will work in a dynamic organization that is run according to the management model of Holacracy. This model is characterized by the lack of traditional management positions and distributes authority and responsibility over all employees. Departments no longer exsist, you work in “circles”, in which each member performs a specific role. And from your roles, you can be part of several of these circles. This way you will be able to use your talents in multiple places!

The company believes in working hard and rewarding effort. They also take a creative approach to relaxation, organizing a wide range of surprising and fun activities for employees to enjoy. They have an informal, no-nonsense culture with plenty of room for creativity and personal growth. This is a fulltime position within a truly international company, offering an excellent remuneration package including good pension agreement.

As a PHP Developer, you will be part of a professional development team in the Netherlands and Spain. The team consists of Architects, QA Engineers, UX/UI Designers and Product Owners. The company works in Agile teams in a technologically advanced, complex environment. For both countries we are seeking for experienced (AKA “senior”) back-end PHP developers. You will be developing new functionality around the customer portal and other applications. Next to contributing to the stability, scalability and reliability of our product, you will also participate in many challenging projects.

Your tasks will include:

  • Coding and documenting software solutions;
  • Reviewing code from the Operator Development domain;
  • Gathering required information needed for development;
  • Demonstrating the build functionality to PO & stakeholders;
  • Ensuring maximum amount of coding time;
  • Merging your own developed branches to the planned deliverable branch;
  • Helping Tester to improve functional test coverage;
  • Keeping Jira tickets up-to-date;
  • Keeping track of the external dependencies in Operator and upgrade them when needed, without breaking Operator as a platform;
  • Coordinating tasks from a technical point of view when it is needed;
  • Delivering most flexible and robust common internal packages/libraries;
  • Applying architectural knowledge to deliver the common packages/libraries;
  • Delivering products in line with the purpose of the “NGO Kickstarter” circle and the architecture of the Operator Platform;
  • Maintaining clear documentation of delivered work;
  • Doing Knowledge Transfer when needed;
  • Getting new circle members ready to start performing their role.

In order te be selected for this role, the following is required:

  • Extensive experience with object oriented developing (OOP);
  • In-depth knowledge of backend PHP7 development;
  • Knowledge of MySQL, ORM, XML, HTML, JavaScript, AJAX and Linux;
  • Experience with working in Agile teams;
  • Familiarity with GIT and Jira or the likes;
  • Experience with VoIP and/or UC would be a plus.

Málaga, Andalusia, Spain