Senior PHP Developer

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8249 Sofia, Bulgaria IT Permanent

We are looking for a Senior PHP Developer to join our Social Casino team in Bulgaria.

Our tech teams work remotely within Bulgaria, occasionally you’ll need to come to the office in Sofia. Not often, but up to 4-5 times a month and of course, we’ll cover all related expenses. Working as a team is what makes us great and spending quality time together is essential for keeping us mission-aligned.

The StarsPlay Team develops Free to Play Social Casino Games, and as a member of our team your focus will be ensuring that our products meet the highest level of quality. We are a team of 15 young, friendly and passionate people who love playing games, developing quality software and of course eating burgers.

Why we need you

We need you to work in the development of social casino mobile games and work with our product managers to review specifications and acceptance criteria whilst proactively providing updates and reports on all development activities in a timely and orderly fashion. We need you to oversee development plans and specifications creation in line with product and tech strategies. We also need you to assist and mentor other team members in resolving technical issues.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for someone who shares the same passion with PHP as the rest of the team; to be able to come in and mentor our existing team into standard methodologies. As well as delving deep into the detail, of course.

Your experience:

We are looking for someone who has a decent amount of years experience in PHP with a proven understanding of MySQL (working with design and queries). Restful APIs and Redis are your go to and you have phenomenal experience with GIT and scaling techniques. You’re the sort of person to have strong object-orientated programming skills (OOP) and experience in debugging and problem solving within sophisticated projects. You’d be the one to have a past history with Docker, Kubernetes, AWS and even Linux.

Your behaviours:

You’re a natural problem solver; a real good team player and you’re definitely a result focused person. We love that. We want that.

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.

Your package will include:

  • health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • a personal interest allowance to let you learn something new or pursue a hobby
  • 1000 BGN as congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • contribution towards your transportation and lunch expenses
  • relaxation areas around the office, including a PlayStation and Pool table
  • sports program and social events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

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