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Senior PHP Developer, REMOTE
Brasov, Iasi, Chisinau, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest

Date posted: 16.12.2022

Job type: Full time

Brasov, Iasi, Chisinau, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest

Remote work

Full time

Job perks: Innovative SaaS; Multiculturality

About the project

How we hire: 
At Pentalog, excellence is what you'll do. We're guided by a mission to positively impact the software development world.

Our new client, a Romanian startup that emerged from the idea of building highly efficient infrastructures, and transformed into a solution that is now appreciated and used by more than 100 customers in 12 countries around the world, is expanding its team with a Senior PHP Developer.
The company that’s experienced in removing the bottleneck of creating, managing and maintaining increasingly complex environments for software developers and DevOps, wants to focus on building a top-notch business.


The ideal candidate for this role would be a seasoned Software Engineer, with plenty of hands-on Kubernetes know-how, who wishes to step up their game towards creating a platform for Development Teams to use in creating and managing complex environments - theirs included.

Job requirements

  • 5+ years of experience with PHP software development;
  • Knowledge of design patterns;
  • Sound understanding of OOP principles;
  • Experience in designing and working with (REST) APIs;
  • Advanced understanding of MySQL or equivalents: performance tuning and database optimization;
  • Experience in working with modern PHP frameworks (Symfony, Laravel, Zend etc.);
  • Experience in using modern development practices: CI/CD, microservices, containers, observability;
  • Basic understanding of the web ecosystem: actors, web applications infrastructure, web development particularities, HTTP protocol, sockets;
  • Basic understanding of HA/DR concepts;
  • Experience with Unit Testing and other automated testing facets;
  • Familiarity with development testing and debugging;
  • Great communication skills and fluency in English.


  • Building an API-driven application;
  • Integrating & managing Kubernetes functionality;
  • Integrating and abstracting cloud-native technologies to enable complex environments creation;
  • Democratizing monitoring and alerting, as well as log aggregation;
  • Developing scalability and high-availability related features and enhancements;
  • Consuming 3rd party APIs for various ends;
  • Writing Unit Tests or enhancing the automated tests;
  • Debugging and code reviewing.

Extra skills

Extensive Symfony experience;

  • MongoDB know-how;
  • Docker / Kubernetes;
  • Outstanding web infrastructure and architecture design skills;
  • Excellent understanding of the web ecosystem;
  • Sound understanding of HA/DR concepts;
  • Async processing experience, using queues or event-based triggers.


  • English and French language classes;
  • Competitive salary and bonuses;
  • Free pass to learning platforms;
  • A multicultural, friendly work environment;
  • Working in a company with an Agile mindset: continuous knowledge sharing and validated learning;
  • The possibility to bring your own creative and innovative ideas to life;
  • Mentorship programs that encourage and enable your professional development;
  • Private Health Insurance and meal tickets;
  • Improvement of your hard and soft skills through workshops, knowledge sharing sessions and presentations on multiple IT-related topics.

About Pentalog

As a leading European Software Services company operating internationally in France, Romania, Germany, Poland, Moldova, UK, Vietnam, Mexico and USA, we employ over 1,600 engineers and IT experts who work in a very dynamic, multicultural working environment.

At Pentalog, your talents & ambitions are recognized and rewarded; we offer plenty of opportunities to develop, both individually, as well as a professional, and we reward our collaborators who understand the importance of self-improvement.

Super humans