[Amsterdam] Senior PHP/Ruby developer

For our client in Amsterdam we are looking for Senior PHP/Ruby Developer

As a Senior PHP/Ruby Developer, you will be responsible for developing, maintaining and troubleshooting B2B and C2B web applications, using the latest technologies and tools in a high traffic, high availability environment. Write clean, well engineered code that complies with accepted standards; test web applications. Understand the goals and strategy behind each project from concept to completion. Understand the business requirements and integrate the components created into the existing architecture. Identify opportunities for process improvement and make constructive suggestions for change.
The candidate will be responsible for the development of exciting new features for the company’s core software products and for extending and maintaining the SOA software ecosystem. We are looking for somebody who loves good code and would enjoy working with us!

Desired Skills & Experience
The SOA is composed of multiple critical components which are handling large amounts of live traffic and comprise the backbone of our business workflow. Thus, high availability, outstanding up-time and minimum response times are critical. If you would like to join our team and be involved in shaping the future of internet advertising, develop features which will be exposed to hundreds of millions of users every day, go off the beaten path to design and develop high performance and high availability web applications, you should be highly
proficient in:
a-Ruby we’re using a mixture of offtheshelf Rails and Sinatra apps, together with customized, performance focused setups of Rails and hand written ruby scripts (only Ruby 1.9.x)
a-PHP >= 5.3, strong Object Oriented Programming skills
a-MySQL including 3rd party engines, like InfiniDB and InfoBright (for data warehousing)
a-CoffeeScript / JavaScript (we’re using jQuery and Twitter Bootstrap)
a-SCSS / SASS / CSS (Twitter Bootstrap is used to style most of our backends)
a-Good knowledge of design patterns and modern web application architectures (MVC, REST, etc)
a-Source / version control (we’re using Git with Github)
a-Excellent oral and written English language communication skills

Good to have skills
a-Experience with system architecture design and integration
a-Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills
a-Project planning and management
a-Experience with unit testing
a-Twitter Bootstrap
a-LESS stylesheets
a-Maintain communication with external managed hosting party
a-Strong work ethic, committed through to completion

Any previous experience with data warehouses and reasonable knowledge of Linux system administration (including bash scripting) will be highly appreciated.

Challenging application
You’ll put your brainpower to good use, helping us figure out technical solutions to growing pains: working on a high traffic and growing web application that serves the needs of application clients, affiliates, and internal teams. Our servers are partly managed by a third party and uses Cloudflare to for its CDN.

You matter
We like to organise ourselves in small, focused, autonomous teams (3 or 4 developers and a product manager). You will have a say in architecture, planning, and how new product features are designed. You’ll also have the opportunity for variety and a new challenge by choosing the team or project that interests you at the end of each quarter. You can document your work well in our WIKI and maintain updates.

What we offer
a-Great office located 3 min from Amsterdam Central Station
a-Daily fresh extended lunches and Fruitshakes & possibility to workout during office hours
a-Salary of Eur 60.000 – 80.000 per year
a-Flight and accommodation for 3 months in Amsterdam
a-Growing startup experience which makes profit and is in a growing mooth
a-Relaxing social atmosphere with ping pong table, darts and friday midday drinks

If you are interested, please contact: biuro@amsterdam-standard.pl