Lead PHP Developer -  Hostaway


Hostaway is a SaaS startup that is transforming the vacation rental industry. With innovative solutions and partnerships with giants like Airbnb, VRBO, and Booking, we're taking on the competition and winning. Leveraging our customer-centric core values, we consistently deliver results that encourage growth, learning, and innovation for our team, our customers, and the industry.

As a profitable and growing company, this role is necessitated by our continued growth.


Our Tech stack:

- Back End: PHP 8.1, MySQL, Phalconphp, OOP, AWS, RESTful, TDD, Unit tests, Linux, Composer, Docker, Redis.

- Front End: JavaScript, React, Typescript, CSS, HTML, Redux-saga, RESTful API, Webpack, Figma.

- Tools: Jira, code reviews in Bitbucket, version control system - GIT, Jenkins for deployment, Slack, Confluence


As a Lead PHP Developer you will:

formulate more efficient processes, solve problems, and create a more seamless experience for users

develop REST API for dashboard and mobile application (for partners and clients)

create integration with third-party systems via API and SDK

use code coverage with unit and integration tests

deploy to production via Jenkins

participate in the discussion of tasks and projects

compile and analyze data, processes, and codes to troubleshoot problems and identify areas for improvement

Collaborate with team members and assist in education and training junior developers


Job requirements


10+ years of experience with PHP (version 8.1+ is good to have), MySQL and Git

3+ years of experience with microservices architecture

Strong understanding of OOP, strong knowledge of basic programming patterns, PHP-FIG PSR standards and Composer

Strong skills in Linux

Experience in designing and developing RESTful web APIs

Experience in writing Unit Tests and Integration Tests

Experience with AWS is a plus

English language level C1

Being a fast learner, open to changes, and having a customer-centric attitude and Agile mindset


What we offer

Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive pay based on market rates in the country of the applicant.

100% Remote: Enjoy the freedom to work from anywhere within your country of residence—be it a co-working space, your home office, or even your dining room table. The choice is yours. Just don’t ask to work in our office (we don’t have one).

Equity: Every role in our company comes with valuable stock options in a fast-growing and profitable company. This ensures we all share in the company’s success.

Values-Driven Leadership: Our Core Values are not just words we’ve written to make us feel good. We leverage them daily when making strategic and tactical decisions.

Professional Growth: Our rapid growth offers unparalleled learning and development opportunities, along with a multitude of career advancement opportunities.

Annual Paid Leave: The specific amounts vary by country and are aligned with country and/or contract-specific norms.

Geographic Specific Benefits: As an international employer, we offer different country-specific benefits such as Health Insurance and Pensions in countries where these perks are customary. The specifics depend on the country of the applicant.

Dynamic Team Culture: As a global company with team members in over 40 countries, our diverse and international culture fuels our innovation and creativity, providing a key pillar to our success (and making it a lot of fun to work here).


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Monthly based

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Job Overview
Job Posted:
2 months ago
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
PHP Developer
Bachelor Degree
10+ Years
Total Vacancies

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Abu Dhabi Emirate , United Arab Emirates