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Principal PHP developer with Kafka


General information

Vacancy domainFintech
Employment : Full time
Minimum experience7 years
Required English levelUpper-Intermediate - B2

Hard skills



  • Kafka from PHP where knowledge and consulting on the subject of architectural matters (rules, topics, messages, events, how to deal with asynchronicity, etc)
  • 6+ years of hands-on experience in PHP development.
  • Practical experience in backend development
  • Excellent knowledge of PHP, Symfony/Laravel and MySQL databases is expected
  • Commercial experience with Kafka is a MUST HAVE (3+ years)
  • Experience with containerization and ideally deploying applications in Kubernetes clusters as well as monitoring the service landscape with tools such as NewRelic are desirable
  • Very good knowledge of PHP, Symfony/Laravel and Doctrine
  • Experience with test environments such as PHPUnit or Cypress is also desired
  • Experience working with versioning systems (preferably Git)
  • Motivation, ability to work in a team, willingness to learn and demonstrable project experience are essential
  • Experience with agile development methods (Scrum) is an advantage
  • B2 level of English or higher
  • Knowledge of infrastructure on AWS


  • Designing sustainable product development in collaboration with a cross-functional and agile team
  • Development of processes in PHP (Symfony framework) in close cooperation with internal specialist departments
  • Participation in the sustainable development of our products in cooperation with the cross-functional Scrum team
  • Development of complex business systems in PHP8 using the Symfony framework
  • Development of a distributed domain service application based on Confluent Kafka event-based communication
  • Responsibility for automated testing with PHPUnit or Cypress
  • Active collaboration on the development of a service-oriented architecture


Customer from  - Germany 

Our client is successfully driving his product at constantly top 3 biggest consumer loan platforms. Are you passionate about working in an agile way and want to organize every day differently? Then you you have to take part in the development of a leading digital platform for personal loans in Europe and be convinced that better credit provision is possible for more people. As a company, they combine the startup mentality with the security of a successful grown-up. Offices in Düsseldorf, Budapest, Dublin and Málaga.

Perks at work

  • At Intellias, where technology takes center stage, people always come before processes. We're dedicated to cultivating a tech-savvy environment that empowers individuals to unlock their true potential and achieve extraordinary results. Our customized benefits not only prioritize your well-being but also charge your professional growth, making this opportunity an ideal match for tech enthusiasts like you.
  • Humane workplace
  • People over process
  • Flexible work style
  • Engineering mastery
  • Growth mindset
  • Equity, diversity, inclusion
  • Standing together
  • Customized benefits

Hiring steps

  • HR interview
  • Technical interview
  • Interview with Project Manager
  • Interview with the client


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