Senior Backend Developer (PHP)

Location: London
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Technology
Reference: BH-1110-1
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Job Published: September 26, 2019 11:06
Senior Backend Engineer - PHP / SQL - London 
A rapidly growing, innovative tech start-up company are recruiting for a Senior Backend Engineer to deliver a backend system that takes over 500k bookings a month from over 3 million active users.
About the role

This position is all about building a backend that delivers new tools and products to 3 million users, building solutions that ensure our customers experience a world-class service from our products.
You’ll be working with our backend stack including PHP and SQL. You’ll support user journeys across desktop, mobile web and our touch screen kiosk as well as our Android and iOS app. You’ll lead the systems design to ensure the resilience & reliability of our environment.
You’ll take the lead across cross-functional squads, working with the Product Owners, Designers, Customer Support, Sales and Marketing to shape our B2C product.
You’ll be responsible for delivering scalable backend systems that will allow the brand to grow at speed.
To give you more of an idea of the kind of projects you’ll be working on, here are just some of the initiatives our backend and platform teams have delivered recently:
· Developed a dynamic pricing system that automatically adjusts pricing to meet occupancy demand, which has had a big impact on revenue.
· Delivering microservices, using GRPC, go and docker, refactoring our backend systems to build a highly scalable architecture that will facilitate increased business growth.
· Refactored the legacy codebases heavily allowing us to ensure they can deal with request volume optimally, as fast as possible.
· They migrated our data from AWS to Google cloud, migrating billions of rows of data with zero downtime.
This role would suit an ambitious Backend Engineer with strong PHP who is looking for a new challenging role with a fantastic, rapidly growing brand.

Flexible working and a competitive saraly is avaialble.