Senior Backend at Kittyhawk (allows remote)

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Job Description

We’re looking for a driven, detail oriented Senior PHP Engineer with a passion for aviation to add to our team. They’ll need to be an experienced backend leader and problem solver, used to working at a startup, and able to lead projects that are pivotal for developing the foundation of our fleet management platform.


  • Manage multiple projects from beginning to end

  • Participate in developing architecture designs, standards, and technologies 

  • Develop endpoints and or services in partnership with other engineering teams

  • Implement and deliver solutions to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency 

  • Engage in system planning and performance analysis

  • Maintain and improve the CI/CD processes


  • 5+ years of production PHP experience

  • Deeply familiar with REST API’s and HTTP specifications

  • Advanced proficiency with Laravel or Symfony framework

  • Familiarity with database and enterprise design patterns

  • Extensive experience with testing frameworks (PHPUnit, PHPSpec, Behat)

  • Ability to move between separate projects

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills


  • Experience in DevOps management

  • Experience with automation frameworks (Ansible, Terraform)

  • PostGIS and Geospatial operations

  • Experience with React

Posted: 17 July, 2020