We are a family of graduates who have one mutual goal: Help students graduate!
Scribbr helps more than 500 students daily, offering our Proofreading & Editing service, the Scribbr Plagiarism Check and more than 1.500 articles (and over 5 million monthly page views) written about thesis topics.
With our HQ team of over 60 in the heart of Amsterdam and more than 500 freelance editors worldwide, we do everything we can to provide the best service for students. We pride ourselves on our hard work and continuous innovation, and it shows: we're one of the fastest growing technology startups in the Netherlands!
Since its founding in 2012, Scribbr has evolved from a side-project in an unexplored market to one of the fastest-growing businesses in Europe.
We're looking for a back-end PHP Developer that can help us improve our current services and strengthen our development team as we prepare to launch into new and exciting markets with huge growth potential.
Our back-end tech stack: PHP 7.2, Symfony 4, Doctrine, MySQL 8, Redis, RabbitMQ, PHPUnit, static code analyzers.
Other tech & tools: AWS, JSON:API, Postman, Docker, GitHub, CircleCi, Sentry, Scrutinizer, Cypress.
2-5 years of experience developing web applications in PHP
Experience with Symfony or similar PHP frameworks
Proficiency with MySql and Doctrine (or other similar DB tools)
Good understanding of OOP patterns and SOLID principles and experience applying them in practice
Ability to express application design with diagrams and convert diagrams into code
Eager to learn from others, keep up with rapid changes in the tech world and grow professionally
Good communicator, team player
Familiarity with RabbitMQ or other queueing systems is a plus
Experience with designing and developing APIs is a plus
Understanding DDD is a plus
Experience in working as a part of the Scrum team and familiarity with Agile practises is a plus
You are located in The Netherlands
A yearly salary between €40.000 - €52.000
A team with mainly senior developers who are happy to mentor you
Complete autonomy for the development team (no investors!). Do we need to refactor? Go for it!
Access to the Amsterdam PHP and TNW network to share knowledge
A high performance laptop, two screens, noise cancelling headphones and whatever extra hardware you need
Budget for training, certifications, conferences and tech gadgets
A fun, ambitious, informal, flexible work environment that embraces the latest technologies
An office with a view in the center of Amsterdam
25 paid holidays (+7 official Dutch holidays)
The chance to join one of the fastest-growing startups in the Netherlands 🍻
Travel cost reimbursement
30% ruling assistance, if applicable
And of course... Friday beers, (corona friendly) team activities, a Scribbr boat docked outside the office, smart colleagues, free lunch, etc. ;-)
The Scribbr application is split into two components: our super high-traffic marketing website, which is built in Wordpress, and our Symfony order/customer/operations management system (Symfony) called Houston. You will be working on the latter. ;-)
Houston is used by students, the support team, the marketing team and the management team to run Scribbr smoothly. We are improving Houston every day to automate more of our processes and to improve the services we deliver.
Some Houston features:
We're enthusiastic, we're international and we love to celebrate success! We work together to ensure that students are fully satisfied with our services and that Scribbr keeps on growing.
You will interact with everyone in the company, but most often with these awesome people:
Co-Founder, Product Owner
Senior PHP Developer
Senior PHP Developer
Senior PHP Developer
Do you think working for a startup is fun, but full of uncertainty and risks? At Scribbr you can put your hesitations aside!
We founded our company five years ago and we have been profitable from the beginning. We don’t have any investors or debts, so no short-term thinking and no unrealistic targets.
Our team is our family. It is the most important part of our company. At Scribbr we grow together and support one another’s development.
We pride ourselves on Scribbr’s stability, sustainability, and teamwork. Join us and experience the fun!
Koen & Bas - Scribbr Founders 🚀🎓