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System Architect

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:

At FirstVet you will work in a small, agile team with a lot of responsibility and great opportunities to influence technical solutions, strategies and processes. You will work with system architectural design, system reviews, security, maintenance and performance optimization of our web servers and cloud platforms. 

You will be working with our developers to further develop and improve both web and mobile applications. Currently our platform is using a tech stack that includes PHPMySQL and frameworks like NativeScriptAngularVue and Laravel.

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:

5+ years of relevant systems engineering experience, preferably in the role of technical architect, backend developer or system administrator

  • Knowledge of backend development (PHP) and relational databases (MySQL) 
  • Experience of cloud platforms, preferably Amazon AWS
  • Experience of containers and deployments with Docker
  • Experience of managing UNIX/LAMP/Ubuntu systems
  • Knowledge of agile methodologies
  • Experience of test-driven development
  • Experience of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Good Communication skills 

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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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