Senior PHP (Symfony) Developer for Ciklum Digital

Islamabad, Pakistan

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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 our Customer, Ciklum is looking for a Senior PHP (Symfony) Developer to join the Islamabad team on a full-time basis.

 

You will join a highly motivated team and will be working on a modern solution for our existing client. We are looking for technology experts who want to make an impact on new business by applying best practices and taking ownership.

At Ciklum, we are redefining how people work—transforming traditional office spaces into cubicle-free collaborative community experiences with a professional business environment. We partner with range of technology companies like Microsoft, AWS and Magento to help our clients stay ahead of the curve

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
  • 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
  • More than 3 years experience in PHP (Symfony)
  • Practical commercial experience with:
    • REST API development
    • Web application frameworks
    • Testing frameworks (e.g. PHPUnit, Codeception, Behat, Dusk) (more than 2 years)
    • ORM (e.g. Doctrine, Eloquent) (more than 2 years)
    • RDBMS (e.g MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MS SQL) (more than 2 years)
    • Key-value storages (e.g. Redis, Memcached)
    • Messaging systems (e.g. RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, Active MQ, AWS SQS, Azure Service Bus, Google Pub/Sub)
    • Web Servers (e.g. NGINX, Apache)
    • Version control systems (GIT)
    • Cloud computing platforms (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure)
    • 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

  • Certifications on:
    • Symfony Framework
    • 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)

What's in it for you

A Centre of Excellence is ultimately a community that allows you to improve yourself and have fun. Our centres of excellence (CoE) bring together all Ciklumers from across the organiяation to share best practices, support, advice, industry knowledge and to create a strong community.

  • Close cooperation with client
  • A constant flow of new projects
  • Dynamic and challenging tasks
  • Ability to influence project technologies
  • Projects from scratch
  • Team of professionals: learn from colleagues and gain recognition of your skills
  • European management style
  • Continuous self-improvement