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Senior Backend Engineer (PHP)

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Qeepr
Headquarters: Montreal, QC
Must be located: North America
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We are looking for a skilled Backend Engineer with 4+ years of experience to join our team as a full-on team member for a 6 month contract with the possibility of renewing. We are happy to work remotely with you, but are looking for a long-term relationship. Possibility of travelling for meetings in the US and Canada (4 trips/year maximum). 

You will part of a new project where we are customizing and modifying our current platform for a client. This is a high-profile client and project, and is a very exciting project to be part of.

Key responsibilities:
  • Modify current PHP site to meet client requirements
  • Improve sites scalability, and security 
  • Setup and maintain infrastructure
  • Build new and modify existing APIs
  • Integration of third party APIs 
  • Work on improving application performance and bug fixing
  • Work closely with other Developers and Management 
 
Requirements:
  • Strong OO design and programming skills in PHP
  • Strong Knowledge of SQL, MySQL or similar data base management system
  • Experience on web service integration (REST, JSON)
  • Good understanding of HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, and Bootstrap 3.0
  • Good practice in modern development processes; Test driven development, continuous integration etc.
  • Good team and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Good command of English, spoken and written


Optional desirable skills
  • Experience of development mobile applications on Ionic and Native frameworks 
  • French Communication skills

Instructions
  • We offer a remote contract position (possibility of full time position following contract completion).
  • You will be required to take one or two coding tests along with a video call interview.
  • Direct Candidates only, no third parties, no recruiters, no staffing agencies


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