PHP Developer - Billing/Payments

London, UK
MagicLab – Backend
Full-time
We are looking for a PHP developer for our Billing department to take part in the development of one the most sophisticated and interesting Billings in the world, supporting more than 35 payment methods across the global — starting with the well-known SMS payments and Apple/Google Stores to cryptocurrencies and vouchers — in every country and currency. We’re a PCI DSS Level 1 complaint, meaning that we process credit cards payments in-house, and have expertise in fighting payments fraud and other know-how technologies.

Responsibilities/Job Role

    • Participate in a creation of a very large scale web application (PHP/MySQL, 300+ million users, over 1 billion dynamic requests to the backend daily) and see the results of your efforts in a matter of days
    • Write backend code and design databases, no client-side coding required
    • Actively participate in the whole process of development, from initial design to deployment and support
    • Proactively communicate with colleagues, discuss applications design
    • Suggest and implement high-tech, innovative solutions
    • Optimise web applications, look for bottlenecks and, as and when necessary, implement visualisation and monitoring systems

Key skills and experience

    • Proven web application development experienceExpert knowledge of PHP — strong and weak sides of the language, OOP in PHP, patterns, etc.
    • Experience in relational databases and SQL, preferably MySQL
    • Understanding how to optimise and fine-tune web applications that use MySQL
    • Broad experience with general Internet and Web technologies including different protocols, HTML, JavaScript
    • Knowledge of *nix console environment
    • Knowledge of popular project tracking tools (JIRA) and version control systems (Git)
Why MagicLab?

We are proud to be the largest dating network in the world, with over 500 million users across 190 countries. Online dating has more than doubled in the last decade, and it is estimated that the global online dating market could be worth $12 billion next year. We continually innovate so that we can provide the best technology and user experience for people to meet because we believe that happiness is better shared.