Senior Backend Engineer - PHP/Larave/Elasticsearch (Must have!) at Givelify () (allows remote)

Senior Backend Engineer - PHP/Larave/Elasticsearch (Must have!) at Givelify () (allows remote)


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Created: 2021-06-18 05:00:05

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Why just have a job when you can live your Purpose? We are Givelify, where fintech meets philanthropy. We help people instantly find causes that inspire them to action so they can change the world—one simple, joyful gift at a time.

From places of worship to world-changing nonprofit groups, Givelify harnesses the power of technology to bridge the gap between people and the causes they care about. Tap. Give. Done. Givelify’s payment solution is designed to make the experience of giving as beautiful as the act of giving.

Givelify is actively looking for a Senior (PHP, Elasticsearch) Software Engineer to join our Search and Discovery team. We are looking for self-driven individuals who want to be part of the direction of our product, who take pride in their work and are not afraid of getting their hands dirty with all parts of our product. The Senior Software Engineer will work with a cross-functional team to build industry-leading solutions & technologies that bring beautiful experiences to life while maintaining a high standard of engineering quality. This senior software engineer will also support the growth of other engineers through guidance and mentorship.

Some of the meaningful work you will perform:

  • Responsible for every aspect of the software development life cycle, including development of fast responsive search engine, software deployment and testing using automation tools, and monitoring to ensure high availability.
  • Ability to manage multiple sources of data and combine them to generate a meaningful result.
  • Building clean, scalable, PHP (Laravel, Yii2) applications.
  • Designing, implementing and maintaining existing and new applications.
  • Improve the performance, stability, optimization and overall quality of our platform.
  • Render data in high-volume real-time environments
  • Partner with others in the organization to ensure workflow and systems are able to support product requirements and business goals.
  • Partner with other software engineers and create rapid prototypes.
  • Having fun building high quality code.

We welcome your experience and talents:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics (STEM)
  • 5+ years of software development experience working on backend applications
  • 5+ years of experience on PHP and Laravel/Yii2
  • 2+ years of experience with Elasticsearch
  • An ability to demonstrate superior understanding of software development fundamentals
  • Knowledge and experience building data pipelines, SQL, ETL/ELT
  • Knowledge and experience developing large scale distributed applications
  • Knowledge and experience scaling and operationalize applications to support international markets
  • Knowledge with modern integration design patterns, architectural designs and best practices

WOW factor if you bring this experience:

  • Experience with Python, with some Artificial Intelligence exposure
  • Experience with CD/CI tools, such as Jenkins, Docker, or Terraform
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience working in an organization that runs agile process closer to the Spotify model.

Our People

We are a virtual team of high-performing professionals who innovate & collaborate to fulfill our mission to help people instantly find causes that inspire them to action so they can change the world – one simple, joyful gift at a time. Our culture of integrity, heart, simplicity, & that “wow” factor fuel our aspiration to be among the tech industry’s most inclusive & purpose-driven work environments.

We take great pride in providing competitive pay, full benefits, amazing perks, and most importantly, the opportunity to put passion & purpose to work.

Our Product

From places of worship to world-changing nonprofit groups, Givelify harnesses the power of technology to bridge the gap between people and the causes they care about. Tap. Give. Done. Givelify’s payment solution is designed to make the experience of giving as beautiful as the act of giving.

Learn more about us at https://careers.givelify.com.