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PHP Tech Lead

R&D Kyiv

About The Position

We’re looking for astrong and passionate developer to join a team of experienced developers, lead their technical activities. The job encompasses backend architecture, design, maintaining monolith and break it into microservices, and deep web infrastructure understanding.  


  • You will design solutions to meet defined business requirements.  
  • You will be in charge of application development and delivery according to company standards 
  • You will solve technical and architectural challenges, supervising younger teammates 
  • You will be the technical right hand of the team leader 


  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with PHP 
  • Experience using Docker / Docker Compose, Jenkins, ELK, AWS (basic), Queue systems, Symfony or/and Laravel 
  • High-load systems design and implementation 
  • Microservices design and development, including understanding of a monolith system and define the integration with it 
  • Experience with TDD approach 
  • Understanding of Web application design and world’s best practices  
  • Strong problem-solving skills, great communication skills working with product and support  
  • MySQL / MongoDB/ Redis and Queues (RabbitSQ/ Kafka, SQS) good practical usage skills 
  • Familiar with Agile (Scrum) and CI/CD methodologies (using Jenkins and Bit Bucket) 
  • English – Upper-Intermediate  
  • Advantage – Experience with Python or and NodeJS.  
  • Advantage – Experience with ReactJS and full-stack skills.  

We offer: 

  • A friendly and positive team where everyone’s opinion is important and initiative is welcomed 
  • Professional learning and skills development 
  • Amazing office near metro Livoberezhna with parking and treats 

Our Stack: 

  • PHP 7/8, Laravel / Symfony, MySQL, ReactJS, AWS, Docker.  
  • Serving ~7M requests per day with ultra-low latency.  
  • Delivering code several times per day.  

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