Senior PHP Developer in Svitla Systems

Closed job - No longer receiving applicants

Svitla is a proven custom software development company and testing provider headquartered in California, with development offices throughout Mexico and Europe (Ukraine, Poland). For 15 years, we have served a wide number of customers ranging from big corporations to innovative young companies in Silicon Valley to large educational institutions. The list of our customers includes such well-known companies as BMC Software, Ancestry, Affymetrix, Ingenico, Logitech and Stanford University. Our mission is to build a company that contributes to the well-being of our clients, personnel and their families, improves our communities, and makes a lasting difference in the world. Join us!

Job functions

Your primary responsibilities will be developing new functionality and/or ensuring a pleasant user experience by optimizing the performance of the APIs. Protecting user privacy, ensuring data security, and compliance with GDPR, FERPA and COPPA are also critical to our business.

Qualifications and requirements

  • 4+ years of full-time working experience as a Software Engineer
  • 4+ years of experience in PHP
  • Experience with PHP frameworks like Laravel, Symphony, Yii
  • Serverside PHP
  • Experience Creating Rest API´s.
  • Experience optimizing for the performance of REST APIs either using async events, cdns, cache, etc
  • Knowledge of AWS services (highly preferred)
  • MySQL, Redis, Sidekiq, Memcached, EC2, and many other AWS services (the more the better)
  • Computer science+ (required)
  • Good English communication skills (required)

Desirable skills

  • Formal interest in learning Ruby on Rails.
  • Any Ruby on Rails Experience is a nice plus.
  • Knowledge of AWS services (highly preferred)


  • 10 Vacation Days after 1st year working with us.
  • 5 PTOs per year after 3rd month
  • 25% Vacations Bonus
  • 15 salary days as Christmas Bonus
  • Major Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Free beers and coffee
  • Christmas Party
  • Body Massages (Twice A Month)
  • Flexible Home Office depends on project needs.

Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Partially remote You can work from your home some days a week.
Health coverage Svitla Systems pays or copays health insurance for employees.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Svitla Systems gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.
Beverages and snacks Svitla Systems offers beverages and snacks for free consumption.
Life's too short for bad jobs.
Sign up for free and find jobs that are truly your match.