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What is the role?

We’re seeking a self-motivated Senior Software Engineer to develop and maintain our Spotzee web application. This is an exciting opportunity for customer-focused software developers who enjoy working with PHP and have a passion for clean code and continuous delivery. Join our collaborative team and be a part of our fulfilling work environment!

How your day would look like?

  • Maintain and add features to the Spotzee web application codebase
  • Release your changes to production
  • Participate in code review processes
  • Troubleshoot production issues
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Create project plans and provide feedback to coworkers’ plans and designs
  • Recognize improvement opportunities and advocate for them with your team
  • Set clear expectations around your work, breaking down large tasks into smaller tasks and communicating that to your teammates

Technical environment

  • The Spotzee web application is a PHP monolith
  • MySQL and ElasticSearch databases
  • Some parts of the application interact with RabbitMQ/Kafka/SQS
  • We use a mix of vanilla Javascript and React in our UI
  • We deploy to dedicated servers and rely on CircleCI and Jenkins for CI/CD
  • Terraform is used to declare infrastructure


  • 5+ Experience building and deploying scalable applications in the cloud using CI/CD practices in one of the following languages: Python, PHP, Go, JavaScript or TypeScript
  • Hands-on technical leadership and people management experience
  • Technical degree or related experience in a software engineering role
  • Proficient working ability in 1-2 of the languages and technologies listed in the Technical environment section
  • Mastery of HTML and CSS and experience styling custom and isolated components
  • Understanding of package managers; we use yarn, webpack, lerna and other build tools
  • Strong UX and Design sensibilities to build accessible and responsive products
  • Experience building and debugging complex systems and ability to humanize complicated designs
  • Experience creating test plans, writing automated test suites or implement an automated test framework
  • Flexibility with changing scopes and priorities; we believe in iteration and work in a fast-paced industry
  • Experience solving challenging technical problems with a focus on throughput and fast response time
  • Strong English communication skills (written & verbal) and customer focus
  • Above all we value a positive attitude, self awareness, empathy and a team player with a continuous improvement mindset.
  • 2 days per week in the office is required.