Senior Back-end Developer PHP Capelle aan den ijssel

Your role

Back-end Developer
Medior, Senior

What we offer

Courses and training
Flexible hours
Lunch provided

About us


Do you want to make sure gamers from all over the world can play their favorite games without any interruptions? Would you like to fulfill a fundamental role in the success of AAA games? And do you know what it takes for software development to serve 1 billion users? Then this Senior Back-end Developer PHP vacancy at in Capelle aan den IJssel is perfect for you!

Your role is one of the biggest game server providers in the Benelux. We combine great online user experiences with high-performances and low-latency. As gaming veterans, we know what it takes for a network to withstand heavy demands and what we need to serve 1 billion users by 2025. As a Senior Back-end Developer PHP, you’re part of this process.

You’ll be responsible for the development of our game hosting platform. With your teammates you translate complex functional requirements and features into a technical design or architecture. You make sure there’s an effective collaboration between the team and other departments, so everything runs as smoothly as possible and everyone reaches their sprint goal on time. You also improve the overall software development and work on challenging projects like building advanced dashboards (based on huge amounts of data) and deploying game servers worldwide in only a few minutes. Together with the rest of the Development team, the UX designer and the product owner you define the technical solutions to these challenges.

Besides that, you like coaching and assisting junior and mid-level colleagues.

Your profile

Our Agile Development teams are self-organizing, so it’s essential that you're a great team player with good communication and coordination skills. You know everything about the Agile mindset and enjoy taking responsibility. We are continuously looking for ways to improve processes in our business and therefore expect you to take initiative and propose new ideas. On top of that, you have a passion for PHP and follow the latest developments in your expertise.

As a Senior Back-end Developer PHP, you have the next skills and experiences:

  • At least 3 - 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with PHP frameworks such as Phalcon, Laravel and/or Symphony
  • Experience with Microservices architecture and preferably with design patterns involved in this
  • Experience with OOP and RESTful API interfaces
  • Knowledge of GIT workflows

We intensively use Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ and Docker. So it’s a big plus if you have experience with these. It’s also nice to have experience with Kubernetes, writing unit tests, TDD and CI/CD.

In this job you'll find:

Specialisation & Creativity & Depth

What we offer

At, you’ll join an international company where everyone is trying to reach the next level; whether it’s in the business or in a cool video game. We encourage all our employees to develop the best version of themselves by offering them education, courses and training. Our office is a great place to work, grow and have fun.

As a Senior Back-end Developer PHP, you’ll have a lot of freedom to structure your days, working hours and working environment. You get the opportunity to play an important role in our development team and make a big difference in our organization.

Besides this, you can expect:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 vacation days
  • Pension scheme
  • Travel allowance
  • Company laptop
  • Possibility to work from home + work-from-home budget
  • Full equipped office gym, gaming room and bar (with different beers, french fries, afternoon drinks and more)!

About us

Stijn Koster founded back in 2002 with the idea of changing the gaming world. He was just a student, but had the goal to improve the gaming experience of his friends by renting out consumer game servers. By 2004, was a fully-fledged start-up with an office in the center of Rotterdam, aiming to reach as many gamers as possible. In 2009, we built a data center in the Van Nelle Factory in Rotterdam – which is one of the largest in the region. Our ambition and goals didn’t end there! Since 2013, we have opened our doors to other (non-gaming) customers.

Nowadays, wants to provide the lowest latency to the maximum users. We translate our hosting innovations to various industries, but gaming is still in our DNA. We build out our network presence in data centers across the globe and bring

content closer to the users. By the end of 2025, we would like to reach 1 billion games worldwide! Do you want to support us reaching this goal as a Senior Back-end Developer PHP? Apply now for this vacancy.

Our location

Rivium 1e Straat 1 Capelle aan den ijssel

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