Back-end PHP Developer

  • Product
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Back-end PHP Developer

About this job

Why would you want to work for us?

We are a young and ambitious, easygoing company with a big dream: Become a hyper scalable talent tech disruptor with happy employees and happy customers!


What we can offer you:

  • An inspiring and entrepreneurial work environment

  • custom made development plan to stimulate your growth and opportunities within Wonderkind

  • 60 enthusiastic colleagues from whom you’ll learn a lot from as well as have fun with

  • Kick box classes in our office gym

  • Daily healthy lunches

  • A hip office space

  • Cool Friday afternoon drinks

You will be part of a talented team of designers, and developers, led by a skilled product manager. Your team’s challenge is to build the most innovative recruitment technology, worldwide.

What makes the position of PHP Developer so interesting?

In the position of PHP developer you are responsible for the server-side web application logic, integrating your front-end colleague’s work and following the ‘Boy Scout Rule’ (leave our code better than you found it).

During your activities you are:

  • You are writing and testing well-structured, high-quality codes you can be proud of! 
  • You pro-actively communicate within the development on ideas on how we can improve the Wonderkind platform taking into consideration feedback of our customers. 
  • You suggest and introduce new technologies that help improving the Wonderkind platform. 
  • You follow trending development topics and learn from them.

Last but not least you will work Scrum style, in two-week sprints. Every morning, you will share your progress in team stand-ups, discuss challenges, and set goals for the day. Together, you will keep development rolling smoothly and progress consistent.

Our stack

We currently make use of the following stack:

- PHP                                       - PHP Unit & Behat

- MySQL                                   - Python for Machine learning

- Lara                                        - DDD/ TDD/ BDD

- Lumen                                    - Laravel Horizon  

- Composer                              - Google Cloud Platform

- Redis

Who are we looking for?

  • Do you flourish working in a scale up environment? 
  • Are you an inquisitive, proactive personality with good communication skills? 
  • Do you like to think in daily deliverables and thrive on challenge? 
  • Do you have a track record of success in a similar kind of position for at least 3 years? 
  • Do you have proficient knowledge of design patterns, PHP and working with MVC frameworks like Laravel? 
  • Do you like to be part of developing new solutions on basis of customer perspectives and market intelligence? 

About Wonderkind

If this sounds like you, we are very interested to talk to you!