The Cloudbeds team is composed of the greatest minds in technology and travel. Together, we build innovative technology products used to operate and grow lodging businesses all over the world and connect those lodging businesses to travelers from every corner of the globe. Our aim is to make the world a more welcoming place; after all, we understand the value of travel and share a love of different cultures, people, and places.
We’re looking for the world’s best technology innovators who want... to help us reinvent the world of tech in travel and who love to travel as much as we do. Our hundreds of team members are spread over 40 countries, speaking 30+ languages. So, how do we do it? We have been a #remotefirst company since our founding in 2012, and we encourage every member of our team to work from wherever they are around the globe.
As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will implement new architectures, features, and best practices to scale the Cloudbeds platform. You will contribute to new efforts in service-oriented architectures, leveraging the latest, cutting-edge technologies. As a Senior Backend Engineer, your goal is to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers all around the world with quality, performance, and scalability top of mind. Alongside your team, you will leverage the latest, modern SaaS and Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies across all layers of the software stack.
Location: Remote - Canada
What You Will Do:
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to plan, build and ship high-quality features.
• Mentor team members through practices like pair programming and code reviews.
• Re-architect and re-factor existing systems to align with project requirements.
• Help design the long-term vision of our technology and new component architectures.
• Write clean, well-documented, and beautiful code.
• Promote best practices to improve the quality of our code and processes.
• Drive technical decisions within the team.
• Advocate for quality and test automation.
You’ll Succeed With:
• 5+ years of PHP web application software engineering experience.
• 2+ years experience one or more modern PHP frameworks (Laravel, Symfony, CodeIgniter)
• A strong business sense and ability to collaborate with leadership and non-technical stakeholders on highly visible projects.
• Expert knowledge of relational and non-relational databases, indexing, and searching technologies.
• A passion for data-driven decision-making (metrics, experiments, prototypes, …)
• Experience in Java or the ability and willingness to learn Java
• Strong knowledge and a passion for software best practices, design patterns, and testing.
• Strong teamwork, leadership, and time management skills.
• Passionate about agile practices and continuous improvement.
• Business level English fluency required (verbal and written skills).
Nice to Have:
• Experience designing and building a microservice.
• Experience with gRPC
• Experience with cloud infrastructure (Docker, Kubernetes, AWS)
• Experience working with a remote-first and globally distributed team.
• Travel industry experience is a plus but definitely not required!
• Experience with Atlassian products [Jira/Confluence/Bitbucket].
Our company culture supports flexible working schedules with an open Paid Time Away policy and gives all team members the opportunity to travel and work remotely with great people. If you think you have the skills and passion, we’ll give you the support and opportunity to thrive in your career. If you would like to be considered for the role, we would love to hear from you!
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