Senior/Lead PHP Developer

Backend · Remote, -
Department Backend
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Spiral Scout is a full-service software development company based in San Francisco, with remote employees all over the globe. Our custom software solutions are used by 168 of the top 200 Forbes Global companies and we have 4.9 out of 5-star ratings on

As a company, we’re proud to actively support and contribute to the open-source software community. Our Spiral Framework, RoadRunner and Cycle ORM are used by millions of people each day. We are looking to build our team with curious, passionate, and intelligent problem-solvers that take ownership of their work and are great teammates to work with.

Once you are a part of our team, you’ll enjoy a well-balanced work and life routine through initiatives like our Friyay policy - which provides everyone in the company with alternating paid Friday’s off. Please reach out if you feel your values and work ethic match what we are looking for and you feel excited about growing your career with us.

We are looking for a PHP developer to work on a B2B project and be a part of a highly professional team. The product in question is a SaaS platform that automates custom product demos to accelerate sales and increase close rates. The interactive platform personalizes video and documents for each prospect in the most relevant way and also tracks detailed analytics: who is involved, what’s important to users, what they watched, and who they shared the demo with. The platform supports a set of integrations with Salesforce, Zapier, Hubspot etc.

What You Will Do:

  • Back-end part development of the application;
  • Code review
  • Creating new and modifying existing architectural solutions;
  • Participation in calls with clients and internal calls (stand ups, planning, retrospective, grooming sessions);
  • Overseeing your team progress and mentoring in case of technical questions;
  • Raising risks and providing dev feedback related to new clients requests;

What We'd Like To See:

  • Strong understanding of Domain-driven design (DDD) for building and decoupling microservices;
  • Solid experience in code debugging and in indetifying potential critical security or performance problems in code as long as in identifying bad code in general;
  • Symfony/Laravel experience;
  • Experience in developing high load systems;
  • Solid experience with MySQL in general and query optimization particularly;
  • Swagger/SDK generator.
  • Protobuf;
  • Authentication vs authorization understanding;
  • HTTP protocol;
  • Redis;
  • Queue brokers (RabbitMQ, Kafka, NATS, etc);
  • Proficient level in Linux+Docker equired;
  • Good written and spoken English (B2 and higher);
  • Async tasks mindset. Ability to see how a new code will work in the existing platform ecosystem in different use cases;
  • High level of self-organization and responsibility, proactive attitude to work, punctuality, stress tolerance.

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of any Spiral framework or Road Runner would be a plus;
  • Experience in any of Agile frameworks would be a plus .

Our offer and social benefits package:

  • Competitive salary based on experience;
  • Every other Friday is a paid day off from work;
  • Additional 3 sick days off;
  • 25 calendar days of vacation;
  • Healthcare insurance;
  • Sport compensation;
  • English classes;
  • We pay for job-related courses, conferences, and seminars you'd like to attend;
  • Regular performance reviews and salary increases based on performance.

We also provide the following:

  • Flexible work hours;
  • Remote work;
  • Family atmosphere;
  • Holiday gifts;

Employee’s professional and personal development.

Please Note

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Genuine Spiral Scout employees or representatives will never ask you for money or payment in exchange for employment opportunities or other related services. Any such offer of employment or any other service in exchange for fees that claims to be from us is deceitful and part of a fraud.

If you believe you have been targeted by a fraudulent party, we ask that you immediately get in touch with us via email at upon receiving a suspicious offer or claim.

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