Software Engineer / Developers

Overview

We are looking for a confident and experienced PHP developer who is dedicated to the craft, writes code to be proud of, and can hit the ground running. We are looking for a talented and creative person that writes beautiful, fast PHP to a high standard, in a timely and scalable way that improves the code-base of our products in meaningful ways.

About us  

The technology team at Bizuma is responsible for developing and maintaining the company's customer-facing sites (in the United States, France, Germany, UK, and Spain), managing hosted and cloud infrastructure, and closely supporting other teams (logistics, marketing, et al.) The size of our team and the breadth of its responsibilities means we rely on our engineers to be selfmotivated and quickly follow through on tasks without requiring close supervision. In return our engineers are given leeway to use their own initiative. Our team spans software engineering, technical operations, product, and data science.

Our challenges include:

  • evolving our software and systems architecture to support a rapidly growing customer base across multiple countries and languages;

  • designing and implementing the best user experience for our customers; We are striving to revolutionize online retail.

  • using data, complex algorithms, and statistics, to personalize the Bizuma experience for our customers, both offline and online.

Responsibilities

  • You will have the opportunity to work with our team on all aspects of our technical infrastructure including:

  • developing scalable backend services in key focus areas such as logistics, payments, and inventory management

  • building our internal and developer APIs

  • developing new user facing features for our incredibly engaged customer base across all markets

  • working with our data science team to develop an infrastructure for personalization

  • working with the entire team to provide a consistent, fast, and delightful, experience to our customers and partners

Requirements

  • Write clean, well designed code

  • 4 years of software development experience in PHP

  • Demonstrable knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX etc

  • Knowledge of at least one PHP framework- CakePHP, Zend, Codeigniter or Yii

  • Good knowledge of relational databases, version control tools and of developing web services.

  • Passion for best design and coding practices and a desire to develop new bold ideas

  • experience building restful services

  • solid grounding in computer science, you understand the efficiency of the code you write in terms of time and space, and you put thought into your choice of algorithms, data structures, and db schemas

  • you have a thirst for new knowledge, and responsibility. You want to own projects in their entirety, and master new problem spaces, technologies and contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle

  • you value troubleshooting, testing and maintaining the core product software and databases to ensure strong optimization and functionality and have experience with the associated tools/frameworks.

  • You can produce detailed specifications

  • to develop and deploy new features to facilitate related procedures and tools if necessary

  • you have knowledge of the best UI and UX practices.

Pluses  

  • Degree in Computer Science 

  • Startup experience

  • Experience relevant to Ecommerce