Senior Backend Web Developer

IVPN via Remote OK

Aug 5th 2018

IVPN is a rapidly growing privacy service on a mission to enable people to build relationships with people they trust, and protect themselves from those they don't. We've been around since 2010 but the market has recently exploded with the massive increase in user awareness for online privacy. We are looking for an experienced web developer to work on a wide range of projects relating to our backend web servers. This is a key role for the growth of IVPN; we are looking for exceptional applicants with deep experience, knowledge and who are able to work independently and under pressure to enable us continue to deliver against our aggressive product and company objectives.## Responsibilities* You'll develop well designed, testable, efficient code using best software development practices* You'll work with front-end developers and other project stakeholders to integrate user-facing elements* You'll work on improving our backend architecture* You'll refactor, optimize, and improve the existing codebase for scale* You'll create and maintain software documentation## Requirements* Strong experience with PHP 7.x and the Laravel framework* Understanding fundamental design principles behind scalable applications* Knowledge of secure coding practices* Fluent in SQL and able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes* Experience writing unit and integration tests* Proficient understanding of Git* Ideally experience working in a remote, globally-distributed, agile team environment.* Experience with DevOps responsibilities is a plus
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