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Senior PHP Developer

MailerLite · Oct 13th 2020

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Job description

MailerLite is one of the fastest-growing email marketing services. We help 996,417 businesses around the world to keep in touch with their customers.

In order to do even bigger things, we need people in our team that are passionate and great at what they’re doing. We’re looking for a PHP Developer who would help us maintain and improve our platform.

Why MailerLite?

Wondering why we think you’ll love working for MailerLite? Here are 6 reasons!

  • You won’t be bored Our customers are sending more than 20 million emails per day. Scaling the platform while building new amazing features is a challenge that definitely won't keep you bored.

  • You will be challenged with interesting tasks The technology stack includes PHP, Angular, MySQL, Redis and Elasticsearch. We work in sprints and manage projects in Github using issues, projects, pull requests and reviews.

  • Take ownership We don’t micromanage and try not to interrupt your work with random tasks. We do expect you to take full responsibility and ownership for the stuff you build.

  • You’ll have experts at hand Whenever you’re stuck, your teammates are eager to help you grow. And they’d love for you to share your knowledge too!

  • You can pick where you want to work, every day At MailerLite, we embrace the remote culture. Part of the team works from the office in Vilnius, the others are spread around the world. Every day you get to choose what environment makes you most productive.

  • You can count on stability We're not a startup that's burning investor money. MailerLite has been around for more than 10 years and is a profitable company that continues to grow. You can count on us to offer you a stable workplace!

What we expect from you

  • You've worked as a full-time developer for at least 5 years

  • Love for complex, advanced code base (legacy code)

  • Ability to write and optimize complex queries for MySQL

  • Knowledge of Redis and queues

  • Great API understanding

  • Fast learner and a great code reader

  • Self-starter who can work with ambiguity

  • Passionate about large data

  • Problem-solving mindset

  • Outstanding attention to detail (if you apply, include the word “lite” somewhere in your newsletter)

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Ability to work with teams across multiple time zones and countries

  • Fluency in Javascript is a bonus

  • We only accept applicants from Europe.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary: EUR 42,000-52,000 (gross)

  • Company-paid retreats that we call workations. We gather twice a year for a week in an exotic location to work, learn and have fun together

  • Generous vacation policy. Take time off when you need it. We trust you

  • Annual benefits, which include a budget for home office setup, personal development, leisure trips, etc.

  • Company-paid creative days. Go out explore and share your discoveries with the team afterward

  • MacBook and other tools that'll help you to do your job efficiently

  • Remote-first culture with part of the team in Vilnius, Lithuania and the others working remotely from all over the world

  • Free healthy lunches, snacks and amazing coffee in the Vilnius office


Don't send us a CV. We like to do things differently.

Instead, here is how we would like you to apply:

  1. Sign up for a free MailerLite account.

  2. Go to "Campaigns", create a newsletter and send the preview URL to You'll find this URL in the editor under "Preview and test" and then "Preview mode."

Before you create the email, you will need your new account to be approved. In the approval form, you will be asked how you collect subscribers and what type of content you plan to send. Just write "Job application."

Things we want to see in your newsletter:

  • The title of this role in your email subject line

  • How you heard about this job

  • Links to your LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and/or personal homepage and/or GitHub

  • Previous companies you worked for, your role, projects you worked on and the technology stack you used

  • Why you want to join MailerLite

  • Your remote work experience

  • Your description of a project or product that you loved working on and why

  • Expected salary

Wish you all the best of luck!

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