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Sr. Full Stack/Backend Engineer/PHP (Remote)

Seattle, WA

We’re working with one of our favorite long term FinTech clients on a major infrastructure and re-engineering project.   We’re seeking a Senior Full Stack or Backend PHP Engineer with experience in microservices, Kubernetes, demonstrated professionalism, and the ability to effectively manage a complex, evolving workload. The ideal candidate is organized, accountable, self-motivated, well-versed in a variety of languages, proficient in PHP, comfortable in an AWS environment, and has experience with Kubernetes.

 

This position (which can be performed 100% remotely) requires a grasp of the big picture, a high sense of ownership of the problems, focus on managing and resolving issues in alignment with objectives, great communication with stakeholders, and the hands-on expertise to implement designs, make changes on production systems, and proactively escalate issues. 

 

In this role, you will be responsible for key improvements to a mission-critical financial services platform for a fast-scaling global company, including design and implementation within a containerized AWS environment.  This will require close collaboration with a small team of engineers to come up with strategic solutions to problems. 

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years’ recent experience with PHP

  • 2+ years’ recent experience with Kubernetes

  • 7+ years’ overall experience in software development, in scaled modern shops

  • Significant experience with MySQL or Amazon RDS/Aurora

  • Ability and desire to quickly learn new systems

  • Ability to work with multiple teams in an effective and collaborative manor

  • Ability to relate complex technical problems to non-technical business stakeholders.

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

 

We pay very competitively and have excellent healthcare and other benefits. This is a consulting opportunity, which may be performed 100% remotely, likely to last 6+ months, with the possibility of extension and conversion (if desired).  This is a remote opportunity, recruiting within the US only. Unfortunately at this time we are not able to provide sponsorship for employment and request no agency submissions. Thank you!

 

We're Rooster Park, and we're a boutique consulting and recruiting agency obsessed with finding the right fits for a small set of partners. You can learn more at http://www.roosterpark.com/. Hope to hear from you!

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