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Senior PHP Developer (Remote

Senior PHP Developer (Remote

My client is part of a wider group of 25 studios within the Stillfront Group; they have become the technology leader in online strategy games played by over 12 million players in 150 countries and 13 languages worldwide. You can expect a professional and international working environment covering great games and a wide scope of technologies.

‘In our eyes game development is a promise for fun and entertainment – that’s what we live and aim for!’

Your tasks:

As a Senior PHP Developer, you would take charge of extending our PHP backend systems and APIs, building, enhancing, and extending our backend API according to current standards of stability, performance, security, and maintainability. You will directly work with marketing and other stakeholders to integrate new partner APIs and tracking systems to our user backend. You can also contribute by implementing new features to our Javascript/HTML tools and services.

- You will work on the shared backend PHP API of our existing and upcoming games
- Contribute to the design, development, maintenance, and improvement of our software, using a wide range of technologies like PhpStorm, composer, Sentry, Sonar, PHPUnit, Github, Docker, MySQL, Memcache, Redis, Jenkins, Grafana, Kibana, Nexus, Nginx
- Development and improvement of the company’s web services and tools and best practices for stable, modern, testable, and maintainable code
- Write top-notch code and review that of others
- Guarantee live system stability and performance
- Work together with other teams on system, bug & performance monitoring, tracking, data warehouse solutions, analytics, and game features
- Continuously modernize and professionalize the existing PHP codebase
- Profile code and tweak it to run smoothly for our growing player base
- Integrate new APIs for partners, payments providers, etc
- Implement tracking and maintaining the data in our big data warehouse
- Continuously modernize the existing PHP codebase
- Work closely with marketing, customer support, and game design to implement new features and be interested in learning the involved full-stack technologies
- Communicate with colleagues and other teams to ensure a smooth daily workflow
- Manage individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables

Your profile:

- You hold a diploma in Computer Science, a similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience, and have 4+ years of professional work experience
in PHP development
- You know your way around with PHP 7, typing, PHPUnit, composer, PSRs, ...
- You have worked on multi-server, high-load PHP applications
- You know how to write maintainable, testable code according to style guidelines and the correct software design patterns
- You possess the ability to operate independently, are pragmatic passionate, have good analytical skills, and have the motivation to improve and learn constantly
- You are familiar with agile software development and scrum-based working environments
- You are enthusiastic about games and enjoy working in an interdisciplinary team
- You are fluent in technical and business English
- You are interested in learning outside of the box and also taking over full-stack development tasks
- You show familiarity with agile software development and scrum-based working environments

What's of offer:

- Exchange of knowledge and close cooperation with competent colleagues in a highly motivated international team
- Short decision-making processes and a professional work environment
- You take responsibility in a fast-growing company
- Attractive location in Downtown Hamburg
- Flexible remote work solutions
- Family-friendly working hours with an outstanding work-life Balance
- Personal development support with internal and external training
- Regular team and company events and creative breaks
- Individual language courses German and English
- Subsidized public transportation ticket