PHP Developer

Remote

Job Description

About digitalminds.io

At digitalminds.io we give businesses access to the best freelance Software Developers, IT Consultants and Digital Experts. As trusted advisors, we consult and support companies on how to build new digital businesses, how to create and expand markets, and how to develop new technologies that benefit millions of people across the globe.

Meet your new team

Our international team is fully committed to provide an exceptional service on every front. With experts in IT, Business Consulting and HR Management, we are at the core of where tech meets people - and making the best of it! We are here to support you every step of the way while working on a project and beyond. From career and tech coaching to promoting your blogs and helping you share your knowledge - we are passionated about supporting YOUR passion.

Role Description

Join us as a Freelance PHP Developer to develop new product features or enhance existing code for our clients. You will work closely with the front-end team to implement their designs in the back-end to deliver top-quality products to our clients. You will also be maintaining high performance and reliability in code and all databases.

Our ideal candidate is reliable, fully committed, shares our passion for high-quality work and is looking for a professional remote freelance setup.

What you'll be responsible for

  • Implement designs or integrate user-facing components developed together with front-end developers
  • Develop new product features or enhance existing code
  • Build reusable, testable, maintainable and efficient code
  • Work on security and data protection when needed
  • Define, build, evolve and refactor software architectures, data models and specifications
  • Set up and deploy development, staging and production environments
  • Improve and optimize the back-end of the client’s platform
  • Collaborate with front-end & back-end developers and product managers
  • Conceptualise your client’s requirements
  • Interact with clients on a daily basis and advise them on technical features

What you bring to the table

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Expert knowledge of PHP and expertise with at least one of the following frameworks: Symfony, Zend or Laravel
  • Solid understanding of front-end frameworks like HTML5, CSS3, ES6+ Javascript
  • Proficiency with databases (SQL and NoSQL) and using them to pragmatically model business processes
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable PHP application
  • Proficiency with working with the MVC pattern
  • Strong knowledge of established PHP security pitfalls and their solutions
  • Ability to model and apply authorization and permission control between users, systems and services
  • Strong unit testing, debugging and profiling skills
  • Managing customer requirements, expectations and project scope
  • Experience with continuous testing, integration and deployment (e.g. with git, CI/CD, AWS)
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Passion for quality, reliability, and delivering what you committed to
  • Experience in working remotely and with B2B contracts
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written), fluency in German is a plus
  • Willingness to contribute to the digitalminds.io community
  • Registration as a freelancer
  • Residence in Europe

What we offer you

  • Get access to exciting remote projects of renown startups and corporates
  • Long-term projects (min. 1 months)
  • Work with latest tech-stacks and technologies
  • Join a community of professionals that support each other during and beyond projects
  • Get exclusive invitations to local events, meetup, and talks
  • Get support to become a professional freelancer
  • Build your personal brand (e.g,. by blogging with us)