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Senior PHP Developer

Are you passionate about crafting robust and scalable web solutions? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where innovation and collaboration are encouraged? If so, we're looking for a talented PHP Developer to join our team and take our projects to the next level.

Full-time · Hybride / Almere

About our organization

KidsKonnect is a leading and innovative SaaS (Software as a Service) company focusing on childcare and primary education. Our goal is to become the largest SaaS company in Europe within this sector. Currently, we already hold the position of market leader in the Netherlands and have expanded our influence to Belgium and the United Kingdom. With our groundbreaking solutions, we now serve more than 1 million children aged 0 to 12 years.

We are a fast growing company with a social purpose. With over 200 employees, we relieve and support organizations through our smart, user-friendly, and flexible products.

About the role

As a Full Stack Laravel Developer working on a Childcare software product, you’ll play a crucial role in creating and maintaining web applications that enhance the childcare experience. Your expertise will contribute to building efficient, secure, and user-friendly software solutions for parents, caregivers, and childcare providers. Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other developers to understand requirements and translate them into technical solutions;

  • Develop and maintain web applications using Laravel, PHP, and related technologies; 

  • Develop the software with TDD practice in mind; 

  • Implement features related to child enrollment, billing, communication, and scheduling;

  • Optimize application performance, security, and scalability;

  • Work on both front-end (Vue.js, HTML, CSS) and back-end (Laravel, MariaDB) components;

  • Ensure seamless integration with third-party APIs and services;

  • Conduct code reviews and provide constructive feedback to team members;

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues reported by users;

  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in childcare software development. 

You will have an opportunity to work with talented engineers from different engineering areas such as backend technologies, frontend & cloud. 

What we offer you

You work from home and come to our headquarters in Almere once a week. KidsKonnect fosters an informal culture with a healthy work-life balance, allowing for hybrid work arrangements. Additionally, there are plenty of opportunities and challenges where you will have the responsibility and freedom to truly make a difference. In addition, we offer:

  • A focus on your growth, with an annual training budget;

  • 26 vacation days;

  • Mobility Mixxcard and €0,40 cent KM allowance;

  • A strong emphasis on a healthy work-life balance;

  • Contribution to a platform with high social impact;

  • One-time compensation of €200,- net for furnishing/improving your workplace at home;

  • Possibility to purchase ergonomic workplace furniture;

  • Plenty of responsibility and autonomy;

  • A laptop of the compancy and a phone allowance (Bring your own device).

About you

If you’re passionate about leveraging the latest in web technology to make a tangible difference, crave the thrill of solving complex problems, and seek an environment where creativity and technical expertise are truly valued, your search ends here. Do you possess the following qualities? 

  • At least 4-6 years experience in building enterprise apps in Laravel;

  • Longer experience in full stack web development;

  • Very good knowledge in building applications in the modern PHP distributions (we are using PHP8.x);

  • Knowledge about the Design Patters and proven experience in utilizing them in the production code;

  • Experience in the TDD/BDD; 

  • Experience in the application troubleshooting and debugging using the monitoring and logging systems;

  • Experience with Consul (pre), MariaDB, Beanstalkd, VueJS, Docker, Kubernetes (pre; 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, without derogating quality and security. 


Do you want to join our team as a Senior PHP Developer Then we'd love to hear from you!