Senior PHP Engineer

| Greater NYC Area
Paxful is a leading peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace and a universal money translator. Our mission is social justice through financial freedom worldwide. By offering a platform with over 300 financial networks that empower both merchants and buyers alike, we have created opportunities for millions across the globe who don’t have access to traditional banking services.
One of our pillars is giving back to the communities we help through humanitarian efforts such as our #BuiltWithBitcoin campaign, a charitable initiative that aims to build 100 schools in impoverished communities around the globe. You’ll be joining an international team that seeks to make real, sustainable change in the world.

What you'll be doing

  • Write efficient, testable, and reusable code
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • Work closely with our developers and product owners in an agile team
  • Help to troubleshoot, test and maintain the product
  • Follow company coding standards
  • Perform code reviews and mentor your peers
  • Cover your code with tests

What we are looking for

  • At least 4 years of development experience
  • Strong PHP and OOP skills
  • Experience with microservices
  • Good knowledge of relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with frameworks like Symfony, Laravel, Yii
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (MongoDB)
  • Working with high-load systems
  • Understanding of security threats and “security by design” principles
  • Be ready to work in a fast-growing environment

What would set you apart

  • Interest in cryptocurrencies

What we offer

  • Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits, flexible spending account, and 401(k) with 4% company matching
  • Gym membership, massage, chiropractor, or other reimbursement (personal training, dance classes, etc.)
  • Learning and development reimbursement (including online courses, certifications, conferences, seminars, etc.)
  • Flexible working hours and generous paid time off
  • Parental leave, including a one-time bonus to support newborn
  • Stocked fridges and kitchens along with daily catered lunch and dinner
  • Thursday happy hours and team outings that you do not want to miss!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • LaravelFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

Flatiron District

What are Paxful Perks + Benefits

Paxful Benefits Overview

Wellness allowance for gym memberships and massages
Catered lunch and dinner daily
Competitive salary with the option of payment in bitcoin
Flexible hours
Healthcare insurance including dental and vision
Sponsored sports nutrition and health-related activities
Paid parental leave including a special one-time bonus to support newborn
Covered commuter benefits
Training and professional development resources
Paid company events and retreats

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
We operate our own non-profit initiatives such as #BuiltWithBitcoin, partnering with grassroots non-profits in Rwanda including ZamZam Water
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
401(k) plan managed by TransAmerica where we match 100% of contributions up to 4% of an employee's annual gross pay
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
16 weeks of parental leave offered along with a one-time newborn bonus
Flexible Work Schedule
Flexible start and end times
Remote Work Program
Remote work on occasion as needed
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
20 Days of PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
8 hours per year of paid volunteer time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Fully covered metrocard
Company Outings
Quarterly team building events
Free Daily Meals
Catered lunch and dinner
Stocked Kitchen
Unlimited snacks, beverages, and nutritional supplements
Happy Hours
Happy hours every other week
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Allowance for gym memberships, fitness classes, and wellness services such as massages
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Ability to attend job related trainings and conferences
Lunch and learns
Topics ranging from cryptocurrency to fitness
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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