PHP Developer

Full Time
Mid Level

Remote, Latam  |  Full Time  |  3+ years experience |  English (B2)  | Competitive Salary

Why Apply to Koombea?

Did you know that Koombea is one of Latin America's fastest-growing software development companies? We help our clients all over the world build digital products that make users' lives better.

By joining our team, you will not only receive amazing benefits and become part of a flexible and innovative work culture. You will also get to share directly with some of the region's most talented and intelligent software developers.


The Job

Your main goals will be: building application models and coding the logic behind the user-facing components and the database of web apps. You will be asked to focus on the performance, usability, accessibility, and adaptability of the apps.


What You’ll Do

  • Integrate user-facing and server-side components.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Optimize app performance for speed and scalability.
  • Implement security and data protection measures.
  • Design and implement data storage solutions.
  • Review, refactor and maintain codebases.
  • Deploy web apps in several established environments.


What You’ll Bring to the Team

  • Relevant PHP experience in the last 3 years l Must Have:
    •     PHP 7.0+
    •     OOP (Classes, Inheritance, Method Overloading)
    •     Coding Standards (eg: PSR12)
    •     Error Handling/Logging
    •     Migrations
  • Proficient in:
    •     PHP
    •     MVC Frameworks (One or more of Laravel, Symphony, CodeIgnitor, Zend)
    •     SQL Database(s)
    •     HTTP Protocol (Understand Methods, Response Codes, and their use)
    •     HTML
    •     CSS, SCSS
    •     Javascript
    •     Front End Frameworks (One or more of jQuery, Angular, React)
    •     Shell Scripting (One or more of sh, bash, ...)


  • Tools:
    •     Git (understands Branches, Commits, Pull, Push, Merge, Conflicts, Rebase)
    •     IDE (One or more of VS Code, PHPStorm, Eclipse, ...)


  • Experience with SQL based databases l Must Have
  • English proficiency (B2) l Must Have
  • Good knowledge of several architectural patterns l Must Have
  • Experience with Financial Applications l Nice to Have:
    • Understands numerical data types and rounding issues
    • Payment Frequencies and Interest calculations
    • Date calculations
    • Transactions, Ledgers, and Balancing
  • Experience with cloud based applications:
    • One of (AWS, ...)
    • Deployment
    • Monitoring/Alerts
    • Logging
  • Experience with Security methods:
    • Authentication Methods
    • Session Management
    • Encryption / Decryption


We Offer You

  • Flexible Working Schedule
  • Health Insurance
  • Remote Work
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Surprise Goodies

+ Many Cool Benefits


About Koombea

Koombea is an international app development company founded in 2007. We've built hundreds of apps. Some of them have been acquired by companies like Google, Motorola Solutions, Demandforce, Facebook, and Skype.


Life at Koombea

If you are looking for a fun and international environment where you can interact with super-smart people, this is the right place for you. 

Join our company and enjoy a healthy work-life balance where flexibility is vital. You will be able to manage your schedule and your career so that you make the most out of your experience at Koombea.


Hiring Process

1. Apply

Send us your CV and our team of recruiters will evaluate it.

2. Interviews

Key team members will invite you to meetings to get to know you better.

3. Coding Test

You’ll get to show off your technical skills.

4. Decision

We will let you know if there is a strong fit.


Do you have any questions? 

We’d love to hear from you. 

Feel free to contact us at


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Position Highlights

  • English B2
  • Remote, Latam
  • 3+ years experience



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