PHP Backend Developer (DevOps)

  • Amsterdam
  • People

Are you an experienced DevOps engineer looking to make your mark on a platform that touches (and brings together) the hearts of millions of people? Then you’re at the right place.

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

Your job as PHP Backend Developer (DevOps)

Being part of our backend development team, you ensure that our apps and website run smoothly at all times and that we have the right architecture in place for our global growth.

  • From building cloud architecture and managing the load;
  • To ensuring Inner Circle products are developed using industry best practices (and tech!) to optimize the speed of development, performance, and exceptional user experience;
  • With interesting scaling up challenges in the area of search, database, and infrastructure.

What do you need


  • 5+ years of software development and DevOps experience
  • Working with and scaling high load systems
  • Deep knowledge of AWS stack
  • Database (we use MySQL) optimization skills
  • Experience with PHP & Node.js is a big plus


  • Driven by high-quality work, ownership (taking responsibility), and making an impact
  • Team player, authentic, and genuine
  • Passion for continuous learning and adapting to new technologies

What's in it for you

  • A fulltime job 
  • The fun and hustle of a tech scale-up, inside a small but profitable company
  • A team of welcoming, authentic, humble and fun people in a vibrant office space
  • 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
  • Free Inner Circle VIP membership for you and your single friends

Inner Circle

Inner Circle designed a social dating experience that brings people together and changes the course of their life. We are a small but mighty team of 22 who are passionate about dating, tech, and getting people together. We are successful and take good care of each other. Our offices are in Amsterdam (HQ), London, Dnjepr and São Paulo.

Since our inception in 2012, we rapidly expanded and are currently active in more than 40 cities across the world. With our mobile apps and live events around the globe, we match and engage our 2.5 million members. We have thousands of beautiful love stories to tell, and our baby photo wall is getting pretty full.