Jun 14, 2019

Senior PHP Software Engineer

  • Cover Genius
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
Full time Back End Software Engineer Front End Developer

Job Description

Company Description

Who are Cover Genius? we're a rapid growth Fintech Start-up focussed on disrupting the insurance market globally. We've enjoyed huge success so far through a blend of our exceptional products, energetic team and incredible culture. Cover Genius was nominated in the global Fintech 100 by KPMG in 2017 and was recognised as the fastest growing company in Australia by Smart Company in 2017. 

To say we're expanding at Cover Genius, would be a gross understatement - we're in at the bottom end fo a very steep upward curve of expansion and evolution. Join the team and be a critical part of that. The role of the QA Engineer is to be our gatekeeper of quality code and the troubleshooting problem solver. You'll work very closely with our Engineers and be the champion of "Quality as we scale". Be a key player in our extreme growth and make a significant contribution to helping Cover Genius achieve our revenue targets and position our brand globally as the leading insurtech in ecommerce.

Job Description

  • 3+ years or more of full time PHP development experience (Yii / Laravel preferred)
  • Modern JavaScript frontend development (React or Angular preferred)
  • Proficiency with testing frameworks
  • Experience with Linux, git, CI/CD, AWS and SQL
  • Develop highly-scalable, low-latency APIs for large ecommerce partners
  • Customisable workflow platform with responsive web UI
  • Comfortable with agile development such as Kanban
  • Interest in working in a startup environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work in Australia
  • University degree in a related field


Nice to have

  • Master’s degree or PhD in related field
  • Geographically-distributed microservices application architecture knowledge
  • Global payments API and other third-party integrations
  • Experience working in a high-growth startup environment

Additional Information

In return, we offer an inclusive, supportive and extremely high performing environment with flexibility, plenty of benefits and a company journey that you want to be on! We also know that different blends of the above experiences and skillsets could translate to the best person for the role and so if you think you have the best composition of the above, send us your Cv and let's chat!


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