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Senior Backend Developer (f/m/d)


1 month ago

Job type: Full-time

Remote (Europe Only)

Hiring from: Europe Only

Category: Software Development

We are Lingoda, the biggest online language school in Europe. 

We don’t just teach. We change our student’s lives by helping them to master English, German, French, and Spanish. Anytime and anywhere. 

We dream big, plan smart, and grow fast. Our international team comes from more than 30 countries and speaks more than 40 languages. You feel at home in a challenging but friendly startup environment? You may like this offer!

We are currently on the hunt for a Senior Backend Developer (f/m/d).


Your typical day on this position may include:

  • The development of innovative software tools, applications, services, and platforms based on PHP, Symfony4.
  • Writing test automation, conduct code reviews, and take end-to-end ownership of deployments to production.
  • You are responsible for ensuring the technological development and frameworks contribute to the achievement of the business objectives to deliver innovative improvements and solutions.
  • Ongoing identification and improvement of performance problems and continuous optimization to ensure the entire performance process.
  • Maintaining a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies.

This job may be for you if you have the following: 

  • You love developing software and you love learning and improving.
  • You have at least 3 years of solid experience creating web applications with PHP and Symfony 4
  • You have experience working in an agile team using SCRUM, Kanban or similar methodologies.
  • You have fluent English skills (C-level).


As well as the following skills:

  • You know your way around common web technologies like PHP, symfony 4.
  • You know how to rebase, merge, and fork in Git.
  • You are passionate about code quality. Writing tests and documentation belong to your natural workflow.
  • A history of active contributions to open source projects is a plus.


What you can expect from us:

  • A high level of autonomy in your work from day one.
  • Team spirit and a real passion for languages.
  • Approachable leaders and transparent communication.
  • Unlimited access to language classes for free.
  • Company events and colleagues who are always happy to socialize. 


Does that sound exciting? Send us your CV. Please include your earliest starting date and salary expectations. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Your contact person for the position is Marisa ([email protected]).

Before you apply, please check if any restrictions apply in terms of time zone or country.

This job has a geo-restriction in place: Europe Only.

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