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Backend Developer (PHP)

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    Andrius Petkus

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry:

    31 Jan 00:00

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    Andrius Petkus

Award-winning Casino Operator is expanding their IT department and looking for a Backend Developer to join the software development team based in central Malta.

As Backend Developer, you will be working on the in-house projects: designing features, writing code, reviewing colleagues, solving problems, tracking down bugs and delivering stable and well written solutions.

The backend is powered by a LEMP stack, GraphQL and we rely on Vue.js for the frontend, but the team is also working with Laravel, LXC, Redis, Cassandra, ElasticSearch and Hadoop.


  • Do functional requirements analysis, design and develop new feature
  • Write high quality code and documentation
  • Maintain and improve code in multiple projects including legacy code
  • Work closely with other developers, QA and the product team
  • Apply analytical skills and be committed to quality
  • Help track requests, issues, work progress and general changes to our platform
  • Provide estimates and technical documentation on request
  • Be sensitive to the performance, reliability and maintainability of your code
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadline and deliverable
  • Work in collaboration with external partners when required
  • Be responsible for the optimal maintenance of your development and test environments
  • Cooperate with other departments when needed
  • Manage your code changes using our version control system


  • Candidates must possess an EU citizenship
  • Experience in a comparable software development role, and you master PHP as programming language
  • Proven Laravel experience would be considered as an advantage
  • Good knowledge on REST or GraphQL web services
  • Aware of the challenges when working on scalable and high-performance applications
  • Strong understanding of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Proficiency with development in Linux environments
  • Ability to document proficiently and write test case
  • Structured, good attention to detail and thoroug
  • You can work with minimal supervision 
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English

On offer:

Apart from the vibrant and sunny offices and smashing team, here is what’s on offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual fitness allowance
  • Daily fresh fruit
  • Breakfast Wednesdays
  • Private Health insurance
  • Quarterly company and team events
  • VIP tickets to many local events and festivals
  • Learning and development benefit
  • Corporate VIP discount scheme
  • Relocation Package (if needed)

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