Back-end PHP Developer

  • Product
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Back-end PHP Developer

About this job

We are Wonderkind and disrupting the recruitment labour market. Wonderkind is hiring Backend PHP Developers in Amsterdam! Ready to change the world?


About You

Do you think PHP is underestimated? Are you at home with MVC frameworks (Laravel and TDD)? And — most importantly — are you passionate about writing well-structured, high-quality code? If yes, then we have the perfect job for you!


Your team

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

To accomplish this goal, you’ll work Scrum style, in two-week sprints. Every morning, you’ll share your progress in team stand-ups, discuss challenges, and set goals for the day. Together, you’ll keep dev rolling smoothly, and progress consistent.


Our culture

We’re a young, easygoing, yet ambitious company that’s growing fast (named Startup of the Year in 2017 by Sprout!) We work in beautiful office at Zeemagazijnkade, in Amsterdam. Our office doors are open from 8:00 – 20:00, so you can start early, or work late, depending on your internal clock. Wonderkind is a startup, so you’ll need to be flexible with your time. Let’s be honest, startup life can be chaotic at times! But, you can rely on 60 smart, talented colleagues to get you through the chaos.


Our mission

Wonderkind believes in hiring people based on what they truly love to do. That’s why we build tech that helps companies reach people using social media, Google, websites, and apps.


What we do

We use hypertargetting to attract talent based on their interests, and what they do online. In other words, we match people to jobs based on what makes them happy. And that, in turn, makes us happy! Our award-winning platform is the world’s first fully-automated software based on Artificial Intelligence. Together, we want change the recruitment industry with Wonderkind.


Our perks

  • Competitive salary

  • Unlimited holidays 

  • An office gym and complimentary kickboxing classes

  • Friday afternoon drinks with an excellent selection of specialty beers

  • Healthy, tasty lunches

  • A beautiful office space

  • Freedom and space for career and personal development



About Wonderkind

You will bring:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience
  • Proficient knowledge of design patterns, PHP and worked with MVC frameworks like Laravel
  • Experience (Pre): Redis, PHPunit, Mysql, Google Cloud Platform, Horizon
  • Likes to think in daily deliverables
  • An inquisitive, proactive personality, and good communication skills (you provide input when there’s a problem and like to find practical solutions)

About Our stack

We are always seeking for best solutions to fit a product job, this means we adopt new technologies when we feel comfortable they can help us. For our Back-end PHP Developer we currently make use of the following stack:

- PHP (latest version)

- MySQL (latest version)

- Laravel (latest version)

- Lumen (latest version)

- GraphQL

- Composer

- Redis

- PHPUnit

- Python for Machine learning

- DDD / TDD / BDD

- Laravel Horizon

- Google cloud platform

- Git