Staff Backend Software Engineer - PHP

Jul 11, 2024
Poznań, Poland
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

About this Role

As a Staff Software Engineer at Fandom, you will help us build the web experience on the world’s biggest platform for fans, with over 2.5 billion page views and 300 million users a month!

Our Community Platform underlies some of the biggest fan knowledge bases in the world, including communities built around pop culture phenomena like Star Wars, Minecraft, Marvel Comics, and thousands of others.

As a developer, you'll work on one of our goal-oriented and autonomous teams focused on delivering features to and improving the experience of our various users (casual users, content creators, moderators, administrators).

We are looking for people who are driven by solving business problems on a very big scale. It’s OK if you’re more specialized in either front-end or back-end or prefer to be a balanced web developer that solves problems equally on both sides of the HTTP protocol - if you’re good at solving problems and you enjoy the pop culture, there is a big chance you’ll find yourself at home at Fandom!

You Will...

  • Help build one of the biggest community platforms on the Internet
  • Take part in (and eventually lead) an end-to-end app and feature design process
  • Improve web apps to perform best at a very big scale
  • Help your team find the best processes to solve our various business challenges
  • Share knowledge with others
  • Provide mentorship to the less experienced engineers on your team 

You Have...

  • Experience in web development
  • An ability to code in PHP
  • Courage for learning new technologies and stepping out of your comfort zone
  • A drive to solve business problems
  • A strong eye for performance and scalability
  • An ability to resolve technical and operational issues
  • Passion for delivering well-structured, tested, maintainable and useful software
  • Ability to communicate in English

Bonus Points if You Have...

  • Passion for pop culture (Movies, Games, TV Shows, Anime, etc.)
  • Experience with app security
  • Experience with creating developer tools or platforms
  • Experience working with highly-scaled web apps
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • An ability to code in Java or Golang

Benefits & Perks

  • MacBook Pro and all the gear you need for work
  • Free access to a multitude of popular online courses and books sponsored by the company
  • An on-demand budget for education, training, and conferences
  • Company stock options
  • Company swag packages
  • Cafeteria Benefit Program (including private medical care, gym membership, shopping/wellness bonus, etc.)
  • VTO (Voluntary Time Off) - a day off every quarter for volunteering non-profit
  • Frequent team bonding events
  • Flexible work hours & time-off
  • Employee Interest and Hobby Groups supported by the company
  • Open, energetic and fan-focused, international work environment


About Fandom

Fandom is the world’s largest fan platform where fans immerse themselves in imagined worlds across entertainment and gaming. Reaching more than 315 million unique visitors per month and hosting more than 250,000 wikis, is the #1 source for in-depth information on pop culture, gaming, TV and film, where fans learn about and celebrate their favorite fandoms.

Fandom is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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