senior software engineer (php) in Hong Kong

kevin ng, randstad hong kong
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Our client is a fast growing digital ecommerce start up and we are now seeking a Senior Software Engineer (PHP) in order to cope with the company's expansion plans. The corporate culture and working environment would suit Millenials and Gen Z candidates.
  • Develop, maintain, and support our media and e-commerce platforms, development of both public and private APIs
  • Build and maintain high availability and horizontal scalable applications.
  • Gather user requirements and perform analysis of the requirements.
  • Explore and lead us to the latest and best development techniques.
  • Work closely with other teams to understand their needs and develop develop a solution to fulfill it.
  • Create basic front-end using HTML, CSS and Javascript.
  • Work mostly in PHP (Symfony framework) but we also believe in using the right tool for each particular job.
  • Our stack also includes Python, Golang, Node.js, MySQL, ElasticSearch, Redis, Memcached, RabbitMQ etc.
skills & experiences required.
  • Degree in Computer Science or related disciplines
  • At least 4-5 years PHP development experience
  • Strong problem solving skills and able to work independently
  • Must process solid experience in using relational database (MySQL/PostgreSQL)
  • Proven experience of hands-on Performance tuning of PHP, handling high volume traffic is a plus
  • Experience of Agile methodology & CICD is plus
  • Experience in cloud computing platforms (eg. AWS, Azure) is a plus
  • Knowledge of container and virtualization technologies (eg. Docker) is a plus
  • Strong sense of responsibility and eager to learn
  • Good team player with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good command of spoken and written Cantonese and English

If you would like to apply for this role or find out more, please contact Kevin Ng on +852 2232 3449 or email:


PHP, AWS, Laravel, Cloud, Mysql, API, microservices,


no additional qualifications required

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree