Carex is looking to hire a contract Backend (PHP) Software Engineer for a large partner. This role is remote, and does have the potential to go perm.
What you’ll do:
Ensuring our backend systems provide a quality internationalization and localization experience by enhancing our multilingual support
Delivering supporting data to assist our mobile engineering team on their journey to achieve Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) compliance and ensuring an equitable experience for all of our users
Partnering with our Director of Engineering and Backend software architecture team to make core improvements to the backend code base including increasing unit & functional test coverage, transitioning utilizing new PHP language features, and solving performance bottlenecks
Assist the team with solving exciting and challenging distributed systems problems to ensure our systems can serve billions of API requests per month
Following our department standards for code quality, documentation procedures, code reviews and commitment to solving problems with engineering best practices.
What you’ll bring:
5 years of experience with distributed systems across multiple systems and teams
Top-notch software engineering skills and relevant experience in designing and building performant backend systems
Prior engineering experience, ideally utilizing PHP (8.0+ and Symfony), Ruby on Rails or Python, to build distributed backend systems
Fluent in engineering best practices such as testability and object-oriented design with the ability to incorporate these into technical solutions
Track record of contributing to product and business direction, collaboration across different teams, and delivering solutions that meet expectations and are pragmatic
Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to convey information concisely to technical and non-technical stakeholders.