Through a mobile application, web application and Facebook page the Golden Paddy Platform provides digital services to smallholder farmers and organisations. Through ICT it is able to connect, collect and deliver services in the agricultural value chain. Leveraging mobile technology it is also able to collect data and provide insights. Golden Paddy increases crop production through the sharing of leading agricultural knowledge and specific, real-time recommendations, expands markets connections and opportunities and facilitates access to improved (formal) financing opportunities for smallholder farmers.
We are looking for a motivated, hard-working, social and technically strong PHP Backend Developer. As PHP Backend Developer you will be responsible for development and continuous optimization of our in-house system and applications. Therefore, you will work closely with our product team and Impact Terra’s management. You are required to pick up new skills if necessary, commit to project deadlines and be able to work on a tight schedule.
Deliver across the entire product life cycle – concept, design, build, deploy, test, app release and support.
Work directly with the tech team, including other developers, UX designers, and product manager to conceptualize, build, test and release products.
Contribute in defining product features and design process.
Build backend infrastructure and work with the mobile developers to create and maintain robust mobile API.
Help the product team in writing test cases and provide support during the testing phases.
Optimize production performance adopting and promoting agile development.
Explain technologies and solutions to technical and non-technical team members.
Minimum 3 years of experience, preferably in Laravel framework
High proficiency in SQL databases
Has experience in working with Amazon Web Services
Strong understanding of data structures and design patterns
Strong working experience with Git
Preferred Excellent English proficiency
Able to develop and self-manage given tasks
Highly motivated to learn quickly and pick up new skills
Well organized and able to prioritize deliverables in order to meet deadlines
Initiative and solution focused
Resume and motivation letter can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications without motivation letters will not be accepted.