PHP Backend Developer

  • Amsterdam
  • ICT
  • People

Are you an experienced PHP developer who gets thrilled by the idea scaling up from several millions to a dozen? Collaborate with other seniors on this great puzzle that touches (and brings together) the hearts of many?

Your job as PHP Backend Developer

Being part of the backend development team (3), you ensure that apps always run smoothly and that the right architecture is in place to keep growing the user base.

From quickly implementing product, design, and dashboard changes that focus on improving business metrics for user acquisition and engagement:

To ensuring Inner Circle products are developed using industry best practices (and tech!) to optimize the speed of development, performance, and exceptional user experience. Focus on API, Database & Data.

Tech stack: Amazon infrastructure, including RDS, EC2, ElastiCache, and SES. PHP Zend backend and Node.js

What do you need

  • 5+ years of in PHP backend development
  • Framework experience in Laravel, Symfony or Zend (IC)
  • Cloud experience (IC uses AWS), high-load systems
  • Design relational databases (IC uses MySQL)

You are a practical team player, who likes to be analytical with dirty hands. You’re not afraid of some legacy (well written) code.

The PHP Backend Developer:

  • Is driven by high-quality work (maintainable code), product ownership and making an impact
  • Has a passion for continuous learning and adapting to new technologies

Note: You must be eligible to work in the EU. We are unable to provide relocation for this position.

What's in it for you

  • A fulltime job (75-85K)
  • The fun and hustle of a tech scale-up, inside a small but profitable company
  • A team of welcoming, authentic, humble and fun people
  • A spacious office in a quiet environment, at the heart of Amsterdam, close by the Central Station.
  • Personal budget for staying healthy, bring your own device, training & personal development
  • Stand up desks and Mac or other hardware of your choice
  • Regular team outings (we love good food!) and an annual away trip

Inner Circle

Inner Circle designed a social dating experience that brings people together and changes the course of their life. Since its inception in 2012, Inner Circle has rapidly expanded and is currently active in more than 40 cities across the world with more than 3 million members and thousands of amazing love stories to tell.

We are a small but mighty team of 27 who are passionate about dating, tech, and getting people together. The company is profitable and healthy, and we take good care of our team. Our offices are in Amsterdam (HQ), London, Dnipro and São Paulo.

To learn more about our team and values, watch video here