Middle PHP/JavaScript Full Stack Engineer for SimilarWeb

Kyiv, Gulliver, Ukraine

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SimilarWeb measures the digital world. SimilarWeb’s Pro Platform unlocks the traffic and engagement statistics for any website or app, and is the only platform to offer global data at country specific levels.

The company was founded in 2009 and has raised $40 million dollars in funding led by Naspers and Lord David Alliance. SimilarWeb has global offices and representatives in the U.K., Dubai, Israel, Russia, Brazil, and Japan. SimilarWeb’s wealth of data combined with intuitive discovery tools uncover the pulse of the internet, that’s why SimilarWeb insights are often used in leading publications including Bloomberg Businessweek, Wall St. Journal, TechCrunch and the New York Times. SimilarWeb is used every day to help thousands of businesses, publishers, marketers and analysts to benchmark performance and find successful marketing strategies driving more traffic and opportunities. Companies that use SimilarWeb include Travelocity, Google, Taboola, KPMG, eBay and UBS.

SimilarWeb is the pioneer of market intelligence and the standard for understanding the digital world. SimilarWeb provides granular insights about any website or app across all industries in every region enabling the world's biggest brands like Airbnb, Walmart, HSBC, eBay and adidas to create the strategies necessary to win market share. SimilarWeb has been named one of Inc.com 15 Israeli Startups to Watch in 2017 and one of Business Insider’s Top 50 Enterprise Startups to Bet Your Career On. But if we want to continue helping the world’s biggest brands reimagine what is possible online, we need talented and driven individuals who are looking for the chance to make a real and tangible impact. Does this sound like you?

What makes the SimilarWeb R&D team awesome? We love data! At SimilarWeb you have the opportunity to work with it on a petabyte scale! As part of the team you will support everything from our multi million client side panel across all platforms through our massive ingest pipeline (Big data starts with ingesting even bigger data. Our Node.js, Kafka, Java, Python, Go pipeline is impressive!) We are solving some really complex problems with web server scale, algorithms on the client side, research of different OS’s and APIs, managing multi-million users products and more. Work with cutting edge technology - we often beta test the tech that other people will only discover next year!

We want you to get better and help you set goals and conquer them.

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Description

On behalf of SimilarWeb, Ciklum is looking for a PHP/JavaScript Full Stack Engineer to join our Kyiv team on a full-time basis.

You will join our team of engineers who develop and maintain our company’s CMSs. We have several WordPress CMS that are incorporated into our website similarweb.com. In this role you will work alongside with client and server side developers and extend the current CMS according to our marketing department’s needs.

We are using several technologies and tools:

  • Symfony
  • WordPress
  • React
  • Sass
  • Our own core CSS/JavaScript libraries

Responsibilities

We are looking for an expert PHP/JavaScript developer with strong server-side skills. You should be able to create templates and plugins, use the internal WordPress API to support custom post types, configure admin screens, handle security and create SEO-oriented web pages.

The world of web development is rapidly changing. To keep up with this pace we are looking for passionate web developers who are eager to learn and constantly improve their skills.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in PHP and JavaScript
  • Deep understanding in WordPress development (themes/plugins/API/WPBakery Page Builder) – Big Advantage
  • Symfony 4 experience – Big Advantage
  • Docker experience – Big Advantage
  • Nomad experience – Advantage
  • Understanding of MySQL
  • Understanding of HTML5/CSS3
  • Redis, memcache – advantage
  • Knowledge of SEO – advantage
  • Prior experience with Gulp – advantage
  • English – fluent

Personal skills

  • Autodidact and self-motivated
  • True team player
  • Delivery and quality oriented

What's in it for you

  • Unique working environment where you communicate and work directly with the Client
  • Competitive salary
  • Exposure to cutting-edge technologies
  • Possibility to work in world-known and successful company
  • Business trips to Israel
  • Long-term employment with 20 working-days paid vacation and other social benefits
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere which creates really good working conditions