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Back-End Developer

Remote + Toronto, ON, Canada

Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for a skilled Laravel developer who is passionate about building great products. As a Laravel (PHP) Developer at Giftagram, Toronto, you will be involved in the definition, design, implementation, and roll out of our backend mobile API and portals that support our app, along with our current backend team. Ideal candidates would have experience with Symphony, Laravel and other PHP frameworks.


  • 3+ Years experience in PHP development, specifically using the Laravel framework and best practices

  • Worked in an Agile (scrum) work environment

  • Working experience with MySQL and Redis

  • Experience with other PHP Frameworks (such as Symfony, Zend, CodeIgniter, etc)

  • E-commerce background or experience with payment processors preferred

  • Knowledge of search tools such as ElasticSearch, Solr, SphinxSearch

  • Experience with source control tools such as GIT

  • Able to work in Canada — local candidates only please (can work remotely)

  • Good command of English

Bonus points for

  • Experience with Flutter and other mobile app technologies

  • Clear understanding of queueing (AWS SQS)

  • Knowledge of Apache2 configuration and VirtualHost implementation, Docker experience an asset

  • DevOps experience is an asset

  • Experience with Continuous Integration would be a plus

  • Experience doing BDD / TDD

About Giftagram

Giftagram is reinventing the timeless art of gifting. We build and manage programs that make it easy to appreciate, reward and inspire loyalty for clients and employees. Our GiftCenter platform gives clients access to a curated marketplace of gifts from local partners and national brands. Relationships are at the core of our business, and we are fanatic about creating an environment of success for all of our client partners, gift vendors and employees.

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