Middle PHP Developer for Ciklum PMO (Kyiv)

Kyiv, Amosova, Ukraine


Ciklum Project Management Office (PMO) is a department in the Ciklum structure responsible for the outsourcing projects. The goal of the PMO is to grow the management expertise, introduce the best project management and development approaches, apply the expertise, knowledge and tools to the existing projects to deliver them on time and budget with needed quality and as a result to satisfy our clients.

PMO includes more than 25 project managers managing company outsourcing projects. In the PMO portfolio, there are projects from different domains for clients from US, UK, Europe, Africa, etc. We have an experience working as with large companies and with very innovative startup products. Our goal is to solve client’s issues and make their businesses successful by proposing and delivering effective solutions.

PMO consists of a few business lines, including Social and Entertainment, E-commerce, Enterprise Solutions, etc. The specialization of the enterprise is typically large solutions based on a complex back-end, business logic, Web and mobile applications which provide an excellent user experience for the end users for other businesses including especially startups.

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Ciklum Application Development and Services is looking for experienced Middle PHP Developer.

Project description:
The objective of project is to develop a new service, which provides a tool with which buyers (Customers) looking for products and services at the most suitable terms and that are located close to them. They can easily indicate their purchasing intentions to a number of providers of the desired goods or services (Business Users).


  •  Back-end development of new functionality;
  • Code and Architectural review;
  • Transform requirements to a set of various types of tests;
  • Communicate with PMs, developers, architects, QA engineers and other colleagues and stakeholders;
  • Proactive position in solution development, processes improvements;
  • Delivering the product roadmap and planning for the future;
  • Handle complex problems that might arise during solution development and provide field support with creative and rapid solutions;
  • Ensure that the highest coding standards are met and write highly testable, automatable and performant code over the whole SDLC;


  • Excellent knowledge in computer science, database theory, code testing practices;
  • Understanding of network interactions and protocols, conventions (REST);
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in PHP 7;
  • Troubleshooting and debugging PHP applications;
  • Practical experience with:
  • Development of REST APIs;
  • Web frameworks (Symfony);
  • Testing frameworks (PHPUnit, Behat);
  • ORM (Doctrine);
  • RDBMS (e.g PostgreSQL, MySQL/MariaDB);
  • Key-value storages (Redis);
  • Web Servers (NGINX);
  • Continuous Integration (e.g. Gitlab Pipeline, Jenkins, Capistrano);
  • Version control systems (e.g. GIT);


  • Experience with ElasticSearch;
  • Understanding of orchestration and virtualization (Docker);
  • Experience with Cloud solutions (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud, Azure);
  • Knowledge of message broker systems (e.g. Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ);

Personal skills

  • Ability to relate positively to and engage with a wide range of people;
  • Strong self-motivation, reliable and flexible team-player. High attention to details;
  • Always seeking to improve processes and suggest alternative better solutions;

What's in it for you

  • Career growth opportunities;
  • Realization of your innovative ideas in building new solutions and services;
  • Possibility to propose solutions on a project;
  • Friendly collaborative teams and enjoyable working environment;
  • Professional skills development and training programs;
  • Variety of knowledge sharing, training and self-development opportunities;
  • Learn different business domains;
  • Constant flow of new projects;
  • Dynamic and challenging tasks;
  • Projects from scratch;
  • Continuous self-improvement;
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere which creates really good working conditions;
  • Long-term employment with 20 working-days paid vacation and other social benefits;