Senior PHP Developer for Ciklum Digital

Kyiv, Amosova, Ukraine

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Ciklum is a Software Engineering and Solutions Company. Our 3,000+ IT professionals are located in the offices and delivery centres in Ukraine, Belarus, Poland and Spain.

As Ciklum employee, you'll have the unique possibility to communicate directly with the client when working in Extended Teams. Besides, Ciklum is the place to make your tech ideas tangible. The Vital Signs Monitor for the Children’s Cardiac Center as well as Smart Defibrillator, the winner of the US IoT World Hackathon, are among the cool things Ciklumers have developed.

Ciklum is a technology partner for Google, Intel, Micron, and hundreds of world-known companies. We are looking forward to seeing you as a part of our team!

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Description

On behalf of Ciklum Digital, we are looking for a Senior PHP Developer to join our Kyiv team on a full-time basis.

Ciklum is building a team to work on various projects whose primary goal is to improve and automate the customer’s business processes, reduce the time and efforts required for various operations.

As a part of one of our projects, you will be working on the development of the Learning Management System.

Responsibilities

  • Back-end development to meet customer’s business needs and implement components according to modern software development environment (cloud-based platforms, microservice architecture, etc.)
  • Taking part in the decision-making process in design application architecture, solution development, architecture and code review
  • Able to take some Front-end tasks
  • Develop and review feature design documents and provide inputs/update to specifications for the solution
  • Design and implement a set of various types of tests (unit, integration, functional, etc)
  • Proactive position in solution development, processes improvements
  • Working in an international distributed team in an Agile environment
  • Communicate with PMs, engineers, Architects, QA and other colleagues and stakeholders
  • Delivering the product roadmap and plannings
  • To use high coding standards, software best practices and write highly testable, automatable and performant code over the whole SDLC

Requirements

  • Experience in software development for more than  5 years
  • Excellent knowledge in Computer Science, Computing Theory:
    • Paradigm & Principles (OOP, SOLID, DDD, TDD, BDD)
    • Database theory (RDBMS, NoSQL)
    • Code testing practices
    • Algorithms
    • Data structures
    • Architectural, Enterprise and Design Patterns
    • Security patterns, Common attacks types (OWASP)
  • Understanding of network interactions:
    • protocols
    • conventions (e.g. REST, RPC)
    • authentication and authorization flows
    • standards and practices (e.g. oAuth, JWT)
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in PHP (more than 3 years)
  • Good knowledge and experience in WordPress (more than 2 years)
  • Knowledge and experience in Javascript (jQuery, Plan JS) and CSS Skills (SCSS) (more than 2 years)
  • Practical commercial experience with:
    • Testing frameworks (e.g. PHPUnit, Codeception, Behat, Dusk) (more than 2 years)
    • ORM (e.g. Doctrine, Eloquent) (more than 1 year)
    • RDBMS (e.g MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MS SQL) (more than 2 years)
    • Key-value storages (e.g. Redis, Memcached);
    • Web Servers (e.g. NGINX, Apache)
    • Version control systems (GIT)
    • Integration with 3rd party solutions
    • Docker
    • Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Gitlab Pipeline, Jenkins, TeamCity, Bamboo)
    • Builders
  • Experience with:
    • Troubleshooting, profiling and debugging applications
    • Creation software architecture and design of complex applications, platforms, microservices solutions;
    • Agile software processes and technologies
    • Code Review process
    • Refactoring process
  • Fluent or Upper-Intermediate English

Desirable

  • Practical commercial experience with:
    • Web application frameworks (e.g. Symfony, Laravel, etc.)
    • REST API development
  • Certifications on:
    • Symfony Framework
    • Zend PHP
    • Cloud computing platforms (AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure)
  • Understanding of orchestration and containerisation (e.g. Kubernetes, Swarm)
  • Knowledge in Deployment patterns
  • Practical commercial experience with:
    • NoSQL (e.g. MongoDB, ElasticSearch, CouchDB)
    • Experience with Search Engines (e.g. ElasticSearch, Azure Search, Apache Solr)
    • Provisioning tools (e.g. Terraform, Ansible)
    • Quality tools (e.g. SonarQube)
    • Cloud computing platforms (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure)
    • Messaging systems (e.g. RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, Active MQ, AWS SQS, Azure Service Bus, Google Pub/Sub)

What's in it for you

  • Career growth opportunities
  • Realization of your innovative ideas in building new Ciklum Solutions and Services
  • Friendly collaborative teams and enjoyable working environment
  • Professional skills development and training programs
  • Variety of knowledge sharing, training and self-development opportunities
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with a warm atmosphere which creates really good working conditions