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Php symfony ninja / tech lead in Barcelona


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Job Description

We are a Barcelona based technology startup with a small, young, dynamic and highly dedicated team, on the edge of (international) expansion. In order to strengthen our team we want to incorporate an enthusiastic PHP Symfony Ninja with a proven track record in software (web) development, attracted by and always ready to take on technical challenges, and provide awesome technical solutions.

If you are a senior PHP / Symfony developer, result oriented, self-motivated, eager-to-learn and a flexible team player, and if you love to work in a young and international startup environment, … this job may be a right fit for you!  

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Plan, coordinate and follow up with our CEO the implementation of the Product Backlog.
  • Maintain, improve and extend the Talentier platform, in close cooperation with our Front End Developer / Themer.
  • Define the architecture for future product improvements (REST integration with other platforms, communication systems (like LinkedIn), internationalization, micro-services etc).
  • Communicate to the rest of the company the improvements made to the platform.
  • Implement a Testing Framework that delivers better reliability.
  • Implement a Queing System that allows better future scaling and modular architecture.
  • Implement and improve our agile software development methodologies (SCRUM / Kanban).
  • Keep high coding standards.
  • Review code changes and execute regular deployments.

What we offer

  • A highly responsable position as our main backend developer / tech lead, in a small and dynamic developers team.
  • High impact and direct visibility of your work.
  • Learn to work with one of the most flexible and powerful CMS framework existing: Drupal 8.
  • Being part of a highly motivated, diverse and experienced international team, that continuously learns and reinvents itself.

  • Becoming a key driving factor in the internationalisation of the company and the design and implementation of the chosen growth strategies.

  • Attractive growth possibilities within the company, as the company grows in size and extension.
  • Salary depending on your experience.


Required: solid experience with and proven track record of:

  • Web development and its basic fundamental technologies

  • Cloud technologies, devops, etc

  • Software development with PHP / Symfony / Drupal 8
    (Experience with Drupal development is not required, but highly valued)

  • Database administration (MYSQL, Mongodb, etc)

  • Design and implementation of (REST) API’s

  • Requirement gathering and analysis

  • Agile Software Development Methodologies (SCRUM, KANBAN, etc)

  • Javascript, jQuery, AJAX (fundamentals and basic knowledge)

  • Git version control


Extra Bonus: any experience and/or knowledge of:

  • Front end technologies (AngularJS, Node.js, etc)

  • UX and creation of mockups for new functionalities 

  • Shell commands and scripting

  • SaaS, PaaS

  • Queuing systems (RabbitMQ, etc)

  • HTML5 & CSS3

  • Unit testing, TDD, BDD

  • Open Source Projects



  • Spanish: high level (written and spoken)

  • English: high level (written and spoken)

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