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Blockchain-backed credential issuance and verification

Senior Backend PHP Engineer

$1k – $2k
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Who We Are

Aversafe is a technology startup dedicated to reducing fraud in the hiring process. We connect educational institutions, job seekers, and employers on our network, helping each party improve trust, lower costs and reduce liability. Here’s how it works. We help universities, language centers and professional development organizations issue verifiable digital certificates to their graduates. Graduates and job seekers use the Aversafe app to claim their certificates and, in conjunction with employers, build out their trusted profiles by exchanging and verifying one another’s work histories and professional information. Employers can request access to users’ pre-verified profiles, reducing HR overheads and accelerating time-to-hire.

Aversafe is a company taking over the world, working with Universities, Governments, Individuals and large-scale employers. If you’re passionate about changing the world and reducing fraud you should come and join us.


Job Summary

This is a full-stack role. While the emphasis is on the back-end, we’re looking for someone who also understands front-end development and loves to solve complex problems using a variety of technologies.

This is a hands-on role, you will be required to demonstrate excellent software engineering skills, actively propose solutions to problems, and work well with teams to define the best way to roll out and manage growing services on our technology stack. You should be a quick learner and be comfortable jumping into large technology stacks.

You will be working across PHP, Go, Javascript and Python services and should have experience working with microservices and building self-contained services.

If you love to write code, ship products and solve real problems that actually matter, please get in touch. The post is a huge undertaking, but if you are up to the challenge, we have great stuff to offer.

As a Senior Backend PHP Engineer, you will

* Develop code to meet the continued business needs for new application features and refinement of existing functionality;
* Identifying and rectifying coding issues or bugs in new or existing tools;
* Contribute to architecture direction and discussions and assist in the progressive evolution of our existing code base;
* Analyze high-level requirements and write detailed functional code to meet the requirements;
* Writing maintainable code with extensive test coverage in a professional software engineering environment (with source control, dev/stage/prod release cycle, continuous deployment);
* Assessing the impact of production system changes to the existing features;
* Collaborate with our project managers, designers and frontend team.

Job Requirements
* Excellent back-end skills in dynamic languages;
* 4+ years PHP (or similar dynamic language) experience;
* 2+ years experience as a key member in a development team;
* Proficiency with both relational and non-relational databases (MySQL, Postgres, Redis, CockroachDB);
* Experience with Redis or Memcache is also valued highly;
* Solid knowledge and application of OOP;
* Experience with MVC frameworks (Laravel experience is highly valued);
* Passion for clean, tractable algorithms, data structures, interfaces, and performance optimization;
* Diligence in coding standards, commenting and documentation;
* Opinionated but diplomatic character;
* We want people who are smart, creative, and passionate about the problems we are solving;
* Comfortable with high levels of responsibility;
* Excellent English communication skills (i.e. listening, speaking, and writing).

Aversafe at a glance

Blockchain-backed credential issuance and verification

Aversafe focuses on Human Resources, Blockchains, Hr Tech, and Blockchain / Cryptocurrency. Their company has offices in Singapore and Ho Chi Minh City. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at https://www.aversafe.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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