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Senior Backend Developer

Where: Sportlobster

Date Posted:

Contact: Nick Cary


Open to discussion

Sportlobster is a startup based in London. We have developed a Sport Social Network, that has gained over 10,000 users in under 4 weeks and secured series A investment.

We are looking for a senior back-end developer to join the team initially on a 3 month contract with the possibility to go onto a permanent role to help us improve the backend of the website.

What we are looking for:

Expertise with PHP 5.3 and some familiarity with the Symfony PHP framework (v 1.4)

Expertise with EC2 and developing for and deploying on AWS

You have at least 5 years of recent experience in hands-on software design and working on web products, especially building backend services

Possess working knowledge of frontend technologies (HTML5, jQuery, CSS3, responsive grid and layout design)

You have some experience with unit testing and/or test automation

You ideally have DBA experience, (MYSQL & MongoDB)

Personality-wise, you fit into a relaxed work culture, working between the hours of 10am to 6pm

Display excellent problem solving, creative thinking and self-motivation skills

Must be smart, get stuff done, have great energy, and thrive working remotely for a small growing company

Creative and independent thinker

Small details fanatic

Lives in London

What you’ll do:

Help redesign the website focusing on great user interfaces with our front-end dev

Integrate into a young and highly motivated team

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