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Senior Backend Software Engineer (PHP) - Fully Remote Job

  • Almaty, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Mumbai, Mahārāshtra, India
  • Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
  • Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
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Job description

About the company

Openprovider is an ICANN-accredited domain registrar and technology company founded in 2004 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Now we are a team of 80+ people, working fully remotely from all over the world. All Openprovider employees work on a fully remote basis and without any geographical limitations. You don’t have to go to the office each day and deal with traffic or painful commutes. All you need is yourself, a laptop, and a cup of coffee. We support a healthy work/life balance and constantly strive to improve this aspect more and more every day. We support a flexible schedule and are 100% performance and result-oriented. Thanks to a combination of experience and expertise, we enable data-driven decision-making.

We are seeking a skilled Senior Backend Software Engineer to join our team and provide support in managing back-end processes. As a Senior Backend Software Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and developing high-level software that meets our business requirements.

About the projects

You will be joining a Technology department and working with our main products: RCP (Reseller Control Panel), which is the main user interface our customers interact with; Domains & DNS, including all domain-related features like domain registration, domain checker, domain transfers and trades, domain related APIs; and integrations with third-party platforms like WHMCS, Blesta, etc.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop the software for our domain's business using PHP.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in object-oriented analysis and design.
  • Design and implement software solutions that ensure scalability, security, and maintainability.
  • Familiarity with source control (GitHub, Bitbucket), bug tracking systems (JIRA), continuous integration (Jenkins), packaging, and deployment (Docker).
  • Experience in software development based on common agile application development methodologies, TDD/BDD/Scrum/Kanban.
  • Actively participate in quality assurance activities including design and code reviews, unit testing, defect fixes, and operational readiness.
  • Design and implement APIs and services that provide a strong and stable platform that can be leveraged by our customers.
  • Maintain security across all system processes and maintain ISO 27001 security protocols.

Job requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • At least 5+ years of experience in software development in PHP.
  • Strong experience in API development and API management tools, particularly in REST and GRPC.
  • Strong experience in SaaS solution delivery adoption frameworks.
  • Experienced in PHP 7+, PHP modern frameworks (Symfony, Laravel, Yii, etc.)
  • Understanding and usage of SOLID, GRASP, Design patterns, etc.
  • Experienced with Docker, PHPUnit
  • Experienced with databases (MySQL or PostgreSQL), message brokers (RabbitMQ or Kafka)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Enthusiasms for learning and using new technologies.
  • Good level of spoken English.

Our stack:

  • Back-end: PHP 7+, Symfony, PHPUnit for Core API, and some services.
  • Back-end: Go for new services
  • Front-end: Angular 1 and PHP Slim for old services
  • Front-end: React for new services
  • MySQL, PostgreSQL as databases
  • Elastic search, Redis as cache
  • RabbitMQ as a message broker
  • Github, Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence
  • PHPUnit, Jenkins, Drone CI
  • Docker, Kubernetes, GKE
  • Prometheus, Grafana
  • GCP, AWS

What we offer

  • 100% remote work (you can work from any location, no need to go to the office);
  • Paid time off and sick leave;
  • International team and regular online and offline events to stay connected;
  • Internal workshops, and knowledge-sharing sessions;
  • Quarterly review and annual salary review;
  • Flexible working hours (we don`t have time trackers, we are a result-oriented company);
  • We are ISO 27001-certified remote workplace.