We are looking for an experienced Back-End Developer to join our development team. You will be responsible for the server side of our web applications and API endpoints.
About KaFe Rocks
At KaFe Rocks, we aim to be THE lighthouse for reputable iGaming - shining a light on the industry and providing our users with valuable products, localised content, and data that will help inform their decisions.
With a set of core values that our Rocketeers live by every day, guiding us further on our journey as one of the leading iGaming affiliates, we really believe we can make a difference to our users’ experiences of this industry.
We are a remote working international company, with an HQ based in Malta. We have an entrepreneurial, ambitious and driven mindset flowing through the company and we will continue to push forward, growing organically within both current and new markets.
Working at KaFe Rocks
We are about to embark on an ambitious new product, never seen before in the iGaming industry when it comes to scope and scale. We plan to use this as the basis of a true transformation of how consumers end up choosing their online casino or sportsbook - and many more types of products and services.
For that purpose, we are searching for a Backend Developer.
The iGaming niche is a highly competitive one, where only the best teams manage to consistently stay at the top. We are creating one now from scratch: A multidisciplinary, empowered team consisting of some of the best talents worldwide in their fields.
The team will work autonomously within the existing company. Benefitting from the existing culture, knowledge and financial stability, whilst also getting the chance at having a founder-ish experience together.
We are exclusively looking for high performers passionate about serving users well. Always striving for greatness and looking for ways to innovate and improve. Always striving to make the product better. Always being self-driven and working with trust as a basis.
About the Role
If you have excellent programming skills and a passion for developing applications or improving existing ones, we would like to meet you. As a Back-End Developer, you’ll work closely with our engineers to ensure system consistency and improve the user experience.
You should be able to develop and maintain functional and stable web applications and API's to meet our needs.
Responsibilities * Participate in the entire application life-cycle, focusing on coding and debugging * Write clean code to develop functional web applications and API's * Troubleshoot and debug applications * Perform tests to optimize performance * Manage cutting-edge technologies to improve legacy sensitive and large-scale applications * Collaborate with Front-End Developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic * Gather and address technical and design requirements * Provide training and support to internal teams * Build reusable code and libraries for future use * Liaise with developers, designers, and system administrators to identify new features * Follow emerging technologies
Requirements * 4+ years of commercial experience within a similar role e.g. Backend Developer, PHP Developer, Backend Engineer. * Experience working with PHP frameworks such as Laravel. * Experience with Wordpress development, REST / GraphQL API and VueJS experience is a plus. * Strong problem solving skills and ability to troubleshoot operational issues. * Ability to write and optimize MySQL queries and display an overall understanding of relational databases. * Excellent communicator with strong verbal and writing skills in English. * Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Applied Math or in any related field is a plus but not a must.
Benefits * A shot at being part of an internal founding team for a completely new product with a massive potential. * Working with and learning from some of the top brains in our industry. * Being part of a stable, successful company that truly values its employees. * Remote working & a brand-new office in Malta called "Oasis". * Flexible working hours - we care about the outcome, not when you achieve it. * Competitive salary based on your experience. * A genuine opportunity to progress and develop further. * Regular internal educational initiatives.
As soon as COVID allows it again: An annual company reunion in a tropical place as well as an annual team round-up in the location of your team’s choice
If you share our vision of helping users make the best informed decisions and can otherwise see yourself reflected in the above, we’d love to hear from you.
At KaFe Rocks Group diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of who we are. Our commitment to these values is unwavering. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees. It fuels our innovation and connects us closer to our customers and the communities we serve