Senior Backend Engineer (PHP)

Job description

We are looking for a Senior BackendDeveloper, specialized in PHP (amongst others) who can lead different technical projects and eventually become the Backend Lead for our Client, Otrium.


Otrium is an Amsterdam based tech start-up that is shaping the future of online fashion. They're shaking up the market and growing rapidly by offering a full-service marketplace that enables fashion brands to open an outlet store with zero effort and all the benefits.


What’s in it for you:

  • The possibility to learn, grow and contribute at one of the top 5 fastest growing tech of the Netherlands;

  • Freedom and responsibility: we believe in ownership, so we will give you full responsibility and ownership to make sure you can get the job done.

  • You’ll be working with very talented colleagues that know what they are doing as everyone has experienced at other amazing fast growing companies (Treatwell, Travelbird, Groupon etc.). Some of us are listed in the Forbes 30 under 30 Europe and others are listed in the T500 (TNW tech 500). In other words you're working with the best.

  • Next to working together, we celebrate our success together. With every target we make and record we break, we celebrate. Every record has a fitting celebration!

  • A competitive salary that matches your ambition.


You’ll be the one making sure the platform runs smoothly and kicks ass. You’ll be working with some great new technologies (Node/JS, PHP, GraphQL, React.JS, Docker & Kubernetes) to build the foundation of Otrium and shape the future of tech!

  • 5+ years of professional experience as a Backend Developer.

  • Extensive experience with PHP & MySQL (Symfony 4 is a plus)

  • Curious to learn new languages and work with new tools: NodeJS / Docker / Kubernetes / GraphQL / React etc.

  • Experience working with Cloud Infrastructures: AWS (EC2 / RDS / ALB / / Infrastructure as a Code)

  • Solid knowledge of how to build and designing highly scalable applications/ (especially with Docker and Kubernetes)

  • A deep understanding of system design, data structures and algorithms.

  • Able to manage and lead projects