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(PHP Web Developer) Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam | Permanent / Full-Time | Job ID #MS388 | Posted on February 17, 2018


Our Client are the online marketplace to find a Service Professional for your home improvement jobs. Their mission is to be the easiest and most reliable way to arrange home services. They have a
solid position in The Netherlands and are expanding internationally. They are creating lots of new features for the Dutch market and are continuously improving our international platform. Last year we worked on having a stable, secure and mobile optimized product, now it’s time to build new features for our consumers and service professionals to get their job done and explore other
business models.

Team & Technology
Our Product & Technology department currently consists of four teams, each with around four
developers, a Product Owner, a Scrum Master and a UX designer. The teams are working closely
together, applying Agile principles and taking ownership to implement the desired product
improvements. We pride ourselves on having a lot of developers who contribute to open source and
often give talks at meet-up’s and conferences.

Our international and scalable platform is running on a LEMP stack and is using a variety of SaaS solutions. Aside from Symfony3 being our core framework, we use modern tools like Ansible, Redis,
Varnish, Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ and Less. Data science is used to help improve various aspects for our users, like better matching of Consumers to Service Professionals. We keep a close eye on
quality and make sure everything is tested in an automated way with tools such as Team City, PHPUnit, Codeception and Behat. We are huge fans of Clean Code and a number of best practices in
software development.

Your Role
We are looking for an experienced web developer who is familiar with the latest techniques and tools used for PHP development. Currently, we are improving further the matching process, ensuring that our network of professionals is of the highest quality and also exploring new models/markets within the home improvements sector. With your PHP & problem solving skills, you can have a great contribution to these running initiatives and future ones.

Within the team, you have a prominent role to take care of the process and the practical implementation of the solution. Your responsibility is to think and build together with the team the best solution to reach the goal. The solution should be written in a well structured and tested way.


We expect from you

Experience in PHP development

Guide and help your team members in the technical solutions

Refine and estimate stories on the backlog with the software architect and your team

Experience with Symfony3, MySQL, Git, Less/Sass

You are familiar with the SCRUM methodology

Testing your code is in your definition of done

Experience with Vagrant, Ansible, Varnish, Redis and Elasticsearch is a plus


We offer you

A competitive salary

Ability to improve yourself by following courses and attending conferences

25 days of annual leave

Pension arrangement

Free lunch together with your colleagues

Free fitness in our own building

A great working environment in the center of Amsterdam