Senior Backend Engineer Oslo Full-time
Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated is a tech startup that was born in the Nordics, with the ambition to conquer Europe. We're on a mission to humanize advertising. By connecting brands with influential content creators on social media, we let marketers everywhere work with local content experts. We already work with well-known brands and agencies across the globe, like Vespa, Dentsu Aegis, Nestlé, Monster Energy, and Unilever.

The role in a nutshell

We’re looking for a Senior Backend Engineer (PHP) with extensive backend and some team lead experience. You’ll be a part of a talented product team, where you'll have a key role in ensuring our technology scales with our business needs. The product team is constantly on the lookout for the next most valuable solution our technology can provide to our users.  You’ll work in a distributed, remote team setup with colleagues in Ukraine, Latvia, and Norway, building a multi-faceted marketing campaign management platform. If you enjoy building scalable solutions with high complexity, while constantly looking for the most suitable technologies, this opportunity is for you!

Duties and responsibilities

  • Development of our main product application

  • Following and improving agile practices in our team

  • Writing tests and test scenarios

  • Designing software for scalability and easy maintenance

  • Code optimization & refactoring

  • Collaboration and architecture planning with the team


Skills and requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of experience actively developing with PHP

  • Proven experience as a technical lead responsible for execution and methodologies is considered a big plus

  • Experience implementing QA practices 

  • Advanced understanding of Object-Oriented Concepts, Design Patterns, and Principles (SOLID, GRASP, DDD)

  • Advanced knowledge and experience working with public and private REST APIs

  • In-depth knowledge of SQL

  • Experience with Laravel (preferred) or with any other modern PHP framework

  • Debugging, profiling, and performance optimization experience

  • Good understanding of Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience with cloud platforms (Google Cloud, AWS)

  • Experience working in Agile environment and willingness to improve our agile practices

  • At least upper-intermediate level of English

  • A degree in Computer Science, IT, or related field is considered a plus

  • Involvement and contributions in open-source projects is a plus


Reasons you want to join us

  • Friendly, highly qualified, and motivated team

  • Challenging projects and opportunities to learn

  • Possibilities for growth - we’re still a small team

  • Remote work and flexible schedule

  • 25 days paid vacation, sick leave, and other benefits

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

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Working at is on a mission to humanize advertising through user-generated content marketing. With the rise of ad blockers, brands are looking for a better way to connect with their audience. Powered by data-driven tools, the platform matches brands with social media content creators to create genuine collaborations and inspiring stories worldwide.

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