PHP Developer Lead

  • Tech
  • Remote
  • Full-time

Hi there! We would like to introduce you to one of the largest products of our company - a cross-platform VPN service. Our product cares about the user’s digital security across all devices: iOS, macOS, Android, Windows, Extension, and TV. It is 2 years old and only for the last period the income growth was 97% and continues to grow. We are a team that is keen on challenges, treats the product as an owner, and has significant ambitions. For example, over the next few years, we plan to grow 400% in revenue and become one of the top 10 VPN services in the world. For sure our team has ambitious goals, but you can help us to achieve them! We are searching for you - PHP developer lead!

Your team is responsible for building the core features of our VPN service:
  • Proxy redirection
  • A transparent proxy server that redirects traffic between any network computer at the domain level
  • Geo-distributed DNS, proxy servers, and POP APIs
  • Geo-distributed Auth, Config, and API services that support hundreds of servers around the world
  • Global traffic routing network
Your responsibilities will be:
  • Organize the work of the development team: help in finding the best solutions, build architecture, and help with estimates and deadlines
  • Support and extend API functionality
  • Assist, and advise on the integration of analytics systems when creating your own
  • Assist, and advise on integration with payment systems
  • Design databases together with the team
  • Interact with the product team to understand user needs
  • Create, document, and support individual software solutions
  • Server management (initialization, patching, and sanity tests)
  • Work with different protocols: DNS, HTTPS / TLS, TCP, UDP, SMTP
  • Traffic forwarding/routing monitoring
Required skills and knowledge:
  • 2 years experience of development team lead
  • At least 4 years of commercial experience as a PHP developer
  • Experience in mentoring, organizing, and coordinating a team
  • Experience with large released projects
  • Excellent knowledge of PHP 7, MySQL, Redis, Memcache, Mongo
  • Mandatory knowledge of frameworks: Yii2
  • Understanding the principles of mobile projects for mass users
  • Experience with queuing systems (RabbitMQ)
  • Experience in Highload is desirable
  • Experience with the Linux command line and understanding of server technologies (Nginx) is desirable
  • Knowledge of developing iteration planning
Our current technology stack:
  • Backend: PHP (Yii2)
  • Database: MySQL, MongoDB, Redis
  • Infrastructure: DockerWeb
  • Server: NginxMessage
  • Queue: RabbitMQ
What we offer:
  • Remote work and flexible schedule (from 8 am to 11 am, 8-hour working day)
  • 20 working days (4 calendar weeks) of paid leave
  • Fully covered health insurance, 15 days of paid sick leave, and 3 days of sick leave without a certificate
  • Organization of relocation
  • Compensation for a gym membership, swimming pool, and group sports
  • Environment for development and growth: corporate English, professional courses, regular performance reviews, corporate library
  • Cool corporate parties and team building, races, and celebrations of team achievements
  • A bureaucracy-free culture: issues are resolved quickly, and new ideas and suggestions are always welcome!

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