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Full-Stack Developer

Join us in changing how pet care is provided worldwide.

FirstVet is the first truly digital veterinary clinic. We let pet owners meet licensed veterinarians via their mobile, tablet or laptop. Our solution contributes to a more balanced and better functioning care process for all parties. By providing a first point of contact for all pet owners FirstVet makes pet care more available, more efficient and more qualitative. 

The role:

We are looking for a full-stack developer primarily focused on PHP and relational databases. You will work in a small, agile team with a lot of responsibility and great opportunities to influence technical solutions, strategies and processes. Currently our services use frameworks like Laravel, NativeScript, Angular and Vue. We are looking for a developer primarily focused on PHP-based frameworks like Laravel, but it is desirable that you also have some knowledge of JavaScript libraries like Vue.

Who are we:

We are a young and fast growing start-up working passionately to build a high quality service and an expansive global company. We value personal qualities at least as much as background and experiences. We believe that having fun together in a professional environment will build a long lasting company culture where everyone give 100%.  

The person we are looking for has:

  • 3+ years of professional experience with PHP, relational databases and LAMP stack, ideally with the Laravel framework
  • Experience in designing, developing and working against REST APIs
  • Experience of tools like Git, Composer, npm, Gulp, WebPack
  • Experience of containers and deployments with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience in writing PHPUnit tests
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms, preferably Amazon AWS
  • Understanding of OOP / MVC architecture
  • Understanding of Server-Sent Events and WebSockets
  • Good communication skills
  • Passion for and testing modern techniques, frameworks, methods and tools

It is considered a plus if you have:

  • Experience in writing PHPUnit tests
  • Experience of Vue or similar JavaScript frameworks
  • Experience of managing UNIX/LAMP/Ubuntu systems
  • Knowledge of caching systems (OPcache, Memcached, Redis, etc.)

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Workplace and Culture

FirstVet’s team players come from a wide range of backgrounds, including marketing, investing, pet care and growth hacking, resulting in a dynamic and humble workplace. We believe in achieving goals together by including everyone's point of view and while doing this, we have loads of fun. For us, personal qualities values at least as much as background and experience.

So, if you like cuddling with dogs, having sea view coffee breaks and want to become part of changing the veterinary industry to the better – FirstVet might be the right place for you!


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