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(Senior) Backend Developer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Porto

About us
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At InterNations, we’re dedicated to making expat life a great experience! With more than 3 million members in 420 cities around the world, regular local events, interest-based groups, and useful information, InterNations is the biggest global network for people who live and work abroad. What started as an idea over ten years ago is now changing the lives of expats and global minds around the world each and every day. With a team from around 40 countries, we believe in the benefits of international experience, cultural exchange, and the power of bringing people together. Together we’re constantly growing and learning, coming up with new ways for our members to feel more at home, meet other international people, and enjoy their stay abroad.

We offer:
  • 28 paid vacation days + special paid leave
  • conveniently located office
  • regular team events and trips
  • Albatross Membership for team members and their partners
  • XING Premium membership
  • training sessions, team library, cross-departmental projects & exchanges
  • support with visa application
  • in-house yoga and German classes, discounts for gyms and a tae kwon do studio

At InterNations, you’ll be working in a friendly atmosphere geared to bring out your creativity and independence. With our flat organizational structure, you’ll have a lot of room to pursue your own ideas. If you’re a working parent, you’ll find the flexibility you need to support your work-life balance. Start your work week off on the right foot with a weekly team breakfast and get your creative juices going with a free flow of coffee. When inspiration strikes, bounce around new ideas over a game of table football. And as we value building strong connections between our team members, you can look forward to a regular lunch lottery, language tandems, and an annual team-building activity.
About the Role
Because we aspire to do more and better, we are looking for a skilled (Senior) Backend Developer to join our brand-new department.

What you’ll do: 
  • you will be a senior member in a small cross-team
  • you will architect, implement and test new functionalities
  • you will develop software in an agile team and contribute to maintain the quality, performance, responsiveness and longevity of our products
  • you will be mentoring less experienced colleagues and support their growth
  • you will be bettering our skills, teaching each other and learning ways to build better software

Who you are: 
  • years of experience with object-oriented PHP
  • experience with MVC frameworks, preferrably (but not mandatorily) Symfony 4
  • solid software architecture and design patterns knowledge
  • excellent experience in RESTful API development and XML/JSON processing
  • experience with relational databases and non-relational
  • experience with testing tools and methodologies
  • excellent team worker with experience in agile methodologies
  • excellent English skills (both written and spoken)

What we consider a plus: 
  • strong affinity with Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment Software Pipelines
  • experience in security and Devops

Sound interesting? 
Then start the conversation by sending in your application today. Don’t forget to include your CV, a cover letter, a possible start date and your salary expectation. Tell us about past projects you contributed to and are proud of. We also like to hear about what kind of work environment you thrive in and what technologies you find interesting right now. 

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