Working as a Senior Backend EngineerYou will be part of our Technology department, currently counting 20+ people, expected to grow up to 30+ people during 2022.You will work in a cross-functional and self-organized squad with end-to-end responsibilities and clear objectives. Our squads are made of a Product Manager, Product Designers, QA Engineers, Backend Engineers, Frontend Engineers, Data Scientists, Data Analysts, Data Engineers, and Site Reliability Engineers. Our Software Development Life Cycle is strongly based on Agile methodologies, trunk-based development, CI/CD, and code reviews. We use the Shape Up method as our product development workflow.You will work in pairs with talented teammates.You will have biannual performance reviews based on a transparent career growth framework and a fair performance management system.You will have regular 1:1 with your manager to support your personal and professional growth.You will have 2 weeks dedicated to learning and training after every development iteration.You will have visibility over the whole business and not just on your area of competence. Also, we run monthly all-hands meetings dedicated to business and people updates.You will attend internal and community meetups/events and have the chance to speak about how we face and solve our challenges at ProntoPro.You will work with the following technology stack: Go, PHP, Symfony, NodeJS, MySQL, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, RabbitMQ, Redis, GraphQL, Kubernetes, Docker, Drone.io.You
Experience with PHP or Go
Deep knowledge of the SOLID principles
Solid understanding of core web and browser concepts
Experience with MVC/REST/software design patterns
Experience with relational DBMSs (e.g. MySQL)
Experience with message brokers (e.g. RabbitMQ)
Experience with performance and optimization problems and a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems
Experience using Git in a professional environment
Comfort working in a highly agile, intensely iterative software development process
Proficiency in the English language, both written and verbal
Positive and solution-oriented mindset
Self-motivation and self-management
Great organizational skills
A strong inclination towards communication, inclusion, and visibility
Solid knowledge of GraphQL, Kubernetes, Docker
Experience with Symfony and Doctrine ORM
Experience with microservice environments
Experience with non-relational DBMSs (e.g. Elasticsearch)
Experience with CI/CD
Experience with classification/sorting/stemming/search algorithms
Experience in a product company
Experience working with a remote team
Experience working with a global or otherwise multicultural team
Experience contributing to open-source software
Develop features and improvements for our product, crafting code that meets our internal standards and best practices
Refactor code to keep technical debt under control
Advocate for our internal standards through code reviews
Raise our standards of code quality, security, and performance
Provide mentorship to other Engineers in your squad and chapter to help them achieve their goals and remove their blockers
Contribute to enforcing and improving our product development workflow by taking part in ad-hoc retrospectives
Selection Steps - How it works
CV screening - Our Tech Recruiter makes sure you have all the required skills and experience for the role.
First call - The first call with our Tech Recruiter, generally focused on getting acquainted and figuring out if you and ProntoPro make a good fit for one another.
First technical Interview - If you successfully pass the first contact, we will schedule a technical interview with a member of the Backend team. The interview is generally a 60 minutes call and focuses on exploring your technical knowledge.
Individual Assignment - You will be invited to complete a little coding task. We will assess your work before the second technical interview. The assessment takes into account your coding level, passion, curiosity, and initiative.
Second Interview - A light and a brief discussion with the Backend team about your coding homework. The interview is generally a 45 minutes call and focuses on exploring your technical knowledge and ambitions.
Bar Raising - A bar raiser is a skilled evaluator who plays a crucial role in the company's hiring process. This step usually lasts 30 minutes and aims to understand if you are a good cultural fit with ProntoPro's principles.
Offer - Our Tech Recruiter will share with you a summary of the selection process, together with the position’s salary, benefits, and all needed terms and conditions of employment.
Our Tech perks
Training program with a yearly individual budget of 700€
2 weeks every 6 weeks dedicated to learning and training
Top-rated laptop on the market: Mac M1 Max or equivalent Linux laptop
Weekly online team games and informal moments
Paid health insurance
40% discount on train tickets with Italo
Our culture and environment - What to expectFlexible working hours with the freedom to work from home or our beautiful offices in Milan and Rome which include:
Relax area, Foosball table and Xbox to let some steam after work
Lunch vouchers and free fresh fruit & coffee
EVERYDAY casual dress code, with Friday beers on us!