Senior PHP Developer

Tech#Exads · Porto, Portugal
Department Tech#Exads
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

EXADS is a young international software startup specialising in adtech. In business since 2013, EXADS is a self-sufficient, well funded and privately owned company with offices in Dublin and Porto. We are part of EXOGROUP, a set of companies made up of +150 talents and offering a wide range of services within the digital business landscape with headquarters in Barcelona and offices in Dublin, Porto, Valencia, Madrid, Tarragona and Buenos Aires.


As a company, we actively develop and maintain our own proprietary ad-serving technology platform and custom-built infrastructure enabling us to innovate and deploy new features and functionality quickly in a fast-moving and demanding industry.


We are revolutionising the online ad-serving industry for advertisers, publishers and networks alike and are seeking to recruit highly skilled and talented senior-level PHP Developers to join our dedicated development team in Porto to further design, build and scale our platform offerings across a wide range of web and mobile projects which utilise cutting edge technologies such as Big Data and Realtime Statistics Computation.


The ideal candidate will have a passion for open-source software and enjoy working in a fast-paced, challenging but rewarding environment.  


Responsibilities: 


  • Development of modular, testable and scalable software components for core platform and Web services/APIs

  • Code optimisation for performance and scalability. Maintenance/refactoring of legacy systems 

  • Research and development of new and emerging technologies 

  • Contribute to team process improvement adhering to industry best practice and principles

  • Participate in regular code reviews and team knowledge sharing activities 


Skills and Experience:  


  • 5+ years object-oriented PHP development experience (preferably PHP 7+);

  • Solid foundation in SQL databases and design, specifically MariaDB;
  • Experience with caching tools and techniques (APC, Memcached);
  • Capable of building server-side and client-side applications with PHP, Javascript, HTML;
  • Strong knowledge about design patterns, security and performance concepts;
  • Good understanding of RESTful architectures;
  • Knowledge of Git / Github and related workflows in a distributed team environment;
  • Experience with Go would be a plus
  • Excellent written, spoken and interpersonal communication skills (English and Portuguese)


Education & Qualifications: 


BS/MS in Computer Science/related technical discipline OR equivalent experience
 


What we offer:


We offer a position in a young, dynamic and international environment and the opportunity for permanent training, personal development, ambitious career growth and a competitive salary based on experience. 


Most of all, we offer a position in a team that thrives on achievement, success and leadership within our industry. Our core company value is innovation: where people and creativity drive innovative technology. If you have a passion for open-source software and enjoy working in a fast-paced, challenging but rewarding environment, this position is for you!
 


Company benefits:


Flexible start times - Your Birthday off as a paid holiday  - Udemy learning - EXOGROUP University, our in-house training - Employee referral program bonus - Off-site team building days out - Fresh fruit - Friday team breakfast - Meal card - team lunches 


 


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  • Location
    Porto, Portugal
  • Department
    Tech#Exads
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced