Laravel Engineer

Award Force · Mar 5th 2019

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Laravel Engineer (Europe)

Awesome opportunity for a full-stack web application development expert with a focus on Laravel and a passion for software engineering to join a successful and globally respected company. Flexibility to work remotely in a European time zone, with a friendly and capable team.

Award Force (www.awardforce.com) is a fast-growing Australian SaaS company, with our flagship B2B product serving hundreds of clients globally, hundreds of thousands of users, and growing.

Our team is fully remote, distributed worldwide, set-up with all the tools to collaborate effectively across distance and time zones. Our engineering team is in Australia and Europe— we’re currently inviting candidates located anywhere in the EU region to apply, to work from your home office or coworking space.

We're looking for an engineer with core strengths in Laravel, database design, and software engineering and architecture. The successful applicant will be a well-rounded engineer, with expertise in server-side technologies and frameworks, as well as experience working with Amazon Web Services, in particular; S3, EC2, RDS and Cloudfront. They'll also have a passion and care in creating great solutions to help support our growing client base.

You will be provided with project requirements, UX wireframes, UI design and direction, and be able to implement capably and confidently, with help and advice from senior members of the team.

Essential requirements

  • Located in EU time zone / You’re located anywhere in Europe.

  • 5+ years commercial experience in a software engineering / development role.

  • Have worked with Laravel on commercial projects.

  • Finesse – attention-to-detail, robust code and pixel perfection. You will be expected to carefully implement complex requirements with a focus on solid architecture, security, and performance.

  • Passion – for the internet, open-source, computing, devices and people (we're a people-centric company!). You’re keen to push the envelope and develop elegant solutions, continuously improving your skills and projects that you work on.

  • English fluency is a must.

Experience and capabilities

We're more interested in enthusiastic, fast learners, eager to continuously learn and improve skills, with a care and passion for people and technology, than somebody that can tick every one of these boxes - ideally you have a mix of many of the following:

  • Software engineering and architecture skills in PHP and most importantly, Laravel

  • Experience with AWS services: S3, EC2, RDS (MySQL) & Cloudfront

  • Experience writing unit, integrated and acceptance tests

  • Implemented UIs with clean, semantic HTML5, CSS3, SASS, grid frameworks and responsive web design

  • Javascript experience (preferably with Vue JS)

  • Linux hosting environment, and shell command line familiarity

  • Used to Git, collaborating with other developers and working with other people's’ code

What we offer

  • Full-time permanent role, based remotely

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience

  • Friendly, sociable, responsible team

  • Cutting edge, fun and varied engineering requirements

  • A supportive and experienced senior team

  • A caring & compassionate global team

  • An emphasis on collaboration, continuous improvement and skill development

  • We’re ready to go when you are, the sooner the better

  • We’ll make sure you’re set up with the equipment you need

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