We are looking for a temporarily / freelance PHP Backend Developer for a Greenfield project at our multi-national client to join a project to (re)build a highly innovative platform.

Start date: ASAP
Duration: 6+ months with option to extend (32-40 hours)
Location: Hybrid / 1-2 days in the office in Amsterdam
Language: Dutch speaking preferred
Extra: CV’s to be submitted in English


You will work together with a multidisciplinary team (20 people) of backend, devops and frontend developers, product owners, test engineer and architect in an Agile environment working with Scrum.


We are transitioning our technical landscape whilst continuously serving millions of users each month.
You will be working on a proven custom feed to product solution that needs rebuilding. A rebuild to better serve our colleagues for creating and managing everything needed from data feeds to shoppable content ready for the websites. The product will serve all existing and future new brands within Special Interest Media with the data. 

You will help us figure out how to continuously deliver value whilst improving our set of current applications. This is partly a greenfield project and you have the opportunity to contribute and design to a modern distributed architecture. To serve websites that have millions of visitors per day.

– As a PHP Developer, you will work primarily with Symfony (modern PHP frameworks), AWS.
– Our system is extremely high-load, providing a wonderful learning experience in a professional high-load environment.
– We have multiple applications that comprise our system including both desktop and mobile applications that integrate with enterprise-wide services and internal tools.


Skills / experience
– 8+ years software development experience
– 4+ years experience building and consuming API’s
– 3+ years experience with PHP
– 3+ years experience with Symfony / Laravel
– Up-to-date knowledge of modern frontend: React, Next.JS
– Experience interfacing with third-party APIs and frameworks
– Experience with AWS, Kubernetes, Docker
– Experience in micro-service architecture with BFF’s
– Experience with Git, CICD, Unit testing


Michel Koning 06 – 34657362


If you are interested in this freelance role please send us your up-to-date CV (word format) + short motivation + indicationrate via the button below or call us for more information +31(0)6 – 34657362.