Job Openings Sr. Back-End PHP Developer

About the job Sr. Back-End PHP Developer

NitroPack is a SaaS startup that helps small and mid-size businesses improve their website speed and performance. Our optimization service is trusted by over 170,000 businesses worldwide. Capital voted NitroPack as the fastest-growing software company in Bulgaria for 2021, so if you would like to join a tight-knit team where you can make a significant impact on our product and bring your ideas to life, we'd love to have you.

Senior Developers at NitroPack are key team members that directly impact the company as an individual contributor, leadership, mentorship, and decision-making activities. As a Senior PHP Developer, you will guide your team in weighing trade-offs of technical constraints and business priorities to consistently deliver customer value.

Core responsibilities and day-to-day activities:

  • Lead and mentor other developers when needed
  • Develop new features of our SaaS product and maintain existing ones
  • Be part of the team that develops NitroPack on a brand-new eCommerce platform
  • Work with different stakeholders (Front-end, Product, DevOps, and Marketing team)

Back-end tech stack:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of PHP 8
  • Experience with JavaScript and NodeJS
  • Experience with Redis
  • Analytical thinking and strong sense of ownership
  • Strong understanding of programmatic working with files
  • Strong GIT skills
  • Experience with Relational and Non-Relational Databases
  • Fluent with Docker and containers
  • Experience with testing frameworks like PHPUnit, Mocka, and WebDriver.io

Nice to have (but not mandatory):

  • Experience with Apache, Nginx
  • Experience building APIs and API specifications
  • Team management experience is a plus
  • Experience with Cloudflare or other cloud computing providers
  • Familiarity with serverless and no-code techs


What we offer:

  • Track to success - work in the fastest-growing startup for 2021
  • 25 days paid vacation + 1 day for your bday
  • Team buildings and celebrations in and outside the country
  • Additional health insurance package
  • Additional monthly budget for social benefits through Re:Benefit - a flexible online benefits solution
  • Refer-a-friend program
  • E-learning portals and knowledge-sharing sessions
  • Stocked snacks and drinks bar


All applications will be treated with confidentiality. We will contact only shortlisted candidates. Please send us your CV in English.