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Back-end developer / Software Engineer (PHP, MVC, GIT)

You will be working for Social Networking Start-Up as Back-end developer / Software Engineer (PHP, MVC, GIT)

Back-end developer / Software Engineer (PHP, MVC, GIT)

London, UK

We are a start-up in the social networking area building a community for a very specific market niche. We are looking to hire a highly motivated and competent back-end developer/Software engineer. You will have a relatively flexible working environment, are expected to think creatively and independently, and take on significant product development responsibility. The initial engagement is fixed short-term but with the view of possibly extending it into a long-term position based on mutual success.

Your responsibilities:

  • Design and build back-end

  • Writing code in PHP (Python, Java)

  • Database (MySQL, etc.)

  • Experienced with MVC or frameworks such as Symfony2 / Zend2 (depends on programming language)

  • Coordinate with front-end developer

  • Continuous Integration / Version control (GIT)

  • Use latest development processes (Agile Development)

    What we are looking for:

  • Smart and motivated team player

  • Independent thinker, technically talented, top performer, strong work ethics

  • Multi-year experience

  • Strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, programming languages, distributed systems and information retrieval

  • A really good programmer

  • Need to be London based to facilitate personal meetings and discussions


  • Academic background in computer science, engineering, math, physics or other science

  • Prior experience developing user-generated content features

  • Experience with Java, C or C++, PHP

  • Experience with data driven feature development

  • Front-end experience

    What we can offer:

  • Exciting opportunity to join small team at the early stages

  • See the immediate impact of your work

  • Be challenged and take responsibility

  • If the collaboration between us is mutual and both of us enjoy working together we would like to extend this short-term engagement into a long contract or permanent position

    Please send us your CV and a few examples of technically relevant projects that you have worked on (and a description of your contribution to them) to sebastian.burian@yahoo.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

The Job


Job type: Permanent full time

Remote working possible: yes

Level of experience required:



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