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Senior Backend Developer (PHP Developer)

About Gelato

Gelato is the world’s largest platform for digital printing, a $130 billion industry. Gelato’s mission is to be the engine for personalized products for creators and global brands.

Without owning any physical assets, Gelato connects a global network of printers, logistics, and payment partners in more than 80 different locations in 30 countries. The platform empowers creators and companies to buy or sell personalized products that can reach people in 195 countries within 72 hours. Since 2008, more than 260 million people have received products from Gelato. Smarter, faster, and greener.

We are a driven and customer-obsessed team with a big ambition to change the world, so we seek individuals who are truly passionate about their work and possess an entrepreneurial spirit. We have a strong and pure culture. People that join Gelato join because they feel genuinely intrigued and motivated by what we are aiming to achieve.


Position summary
Following our global expansion, we are seeking a talented Senior/Middle Backend Developer to join our growing team. You will be responsible for developing and streamline the web services to delight customers and build strong and lasting software foundation.

You will be working closely with the Product Owner of Gelato Globe. You will also be involved and responsible to mentor and develop more junior team members, stay up to date with relevant modern technologies and trends as well as keep an open mind to develop and execute new flexible platform-level solutions.

The position can be based in Moscow, Oslo or Tallinn.


What you will be doing

  • Develop, improve and streamline our global B2B platform
  • Take operational responsibility for the services that you and your team are building
  • Stay up to date with related modern technologies and trends
  • Collaborate closely with other engineers as a valuable member of a cross-functional team
  • Mentor and develop more junior team members


Who you are
In order to be successful in this role, you will need to have a start-up mentality. You are committed to excel with energy and endurance while you understand that building a company is hard but satisfying work. You have good communication skills, high integrity and great attention to detail.

Moreover, we would like to see evidence of the following in your profile:

  • A minimum of B.S. degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Maths or similar field.
  • Solid experience (minimum 5 years) as a Developer/Senior Developer in web applications with SOA.
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Expert in PHP development with Symphony, familiar with PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Gearman.
  • Have mastered test automation and worked in the continuous integration environment.
  • Understands application security and scalability aspects.
  • Experience with Java, NodeJS as well as modern frontend development tools would be plus.



What we offer
We offer the rare opportunity to change the world in such that everyone around you can use the services you’ve been part of building. We’re not just another social web application; we’re improving one of the world’s largest industries.

We offer you a chance to be part of a truly amazing journey in a company that sets very high targets and works hard to achieve them. You will be able to work with smart, motivated and engaged co-workers from all over the world, in an intense and very energetic environment.

You will have a tangible impact on the way that we operate and expand our business. Working with some of the most ambitious colleagues out there you will have a ground floor opportunity to put all your experience and know-how to the test while learning at a speed you thought was impossible before joining.


If you have any questions you can contact us: careers@gelato.com

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Senior Backend Developer (PHP Developer)

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Who we are

We’re a team of 100+ people, 25 nationalities, spread across 6 timezones. We are on a mission to change the way physically printed collaterals are produced. We’ve come a long way building a network of partners across the world, however, there are still loads of challenges and opportunities ahead. Want to join us on this journey?

About Gelato

Communication is a fundamental human need and print is a powerful tool to help people communicate their creativity and passion. Perhaps this is why commercial printing has become one of the largest industries on the planet. Gelato's state of the art global print cloud facilitates local printing at a scale greater than the world has ever seen before. Learn more

What we offer

The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you can use the services you’ve been part of building. We’re not just another web application; we’re changing one of the world’s largest industries. Join a motivated, hard-working and passionate team in a dynamic and energetic startup environment.

Our culture

We are a global company with a global team. We hire for attitude and train for skills. We battle over ideas - which is why we don't believe in hierarchies - we all have equal value. We believe innovation happens when the quality of an idea matters, not the person who had it. We collaborate and build relationships. We speak about things as they are and how they feel.