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Back End Engineer - PHP - Remote Eligible

Rapidly scale the engineering organization in a high-growth environment.
New York City, New York, United States
1 month ago

✨ About The Role

About the role

Firstbase.io is hiring a Front-end Software Engineer to be an important member of our small and nimble product team. You will be expected to wear many hats and help make influential product decisions. You will write plenty of code, but also oversee software projects. You enjoy following good development practices like testing and reviewing code. You should obsess over delivering the best customer experience to a global market of founders, ensuring simplicity and clarity.

What's Firstbase.io ?

Firstbase is building an all-in-one Company OS to help define how founders across the globe launch, manage and grow their businesses.

More than ten thousand founders from over a hundred countries have used our products to launch and run their businesses. For many founders, " firstbase.io " has become what they type into their address bars when they think about incorporating a business.

We are backed by Y Combinator & our team, investors, and advisors include people from Apple, Gusto, Carta, Wise, Plaid, and many other great companies.

Why you should join

Firstbase is much more than just incorporation. Our team is dedicated to building products & solving some of the startups’ hardest problems, with a particular focus in:

  • Democratizing access to financial infrastructure

  • Automating tasks every founder faces when running a business

  • Making tools and resources more accessible to everyone, everywhere

  • Building integrated solutions for founders and removing friction

  • Delivering opportunities to traditionally overlooked founders and companies

  • Democratizing access to knowledge

Join us on a mission to help more companies succeed!

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for risk-takers with diverse experience able to provide fearless feedback.

You will have the following duties

  • Rapidly scale the engineering org alongside product and design leaders in a high growth environment

  • Structure our engineering team to consistently ship high-quality work on time and on budget

  • Influence change and deliver sustainable technical and architectural decisions to improve efficiencies across our systems

  • Advocate for technical engineering excellence and guide career growth development for the engineering team

  • Be willing to jump in and help triage issues with the team as the need arises

  • Develop high-quality software design and architecture

  • Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle

  • Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code

  • Write, Test and Review code

  • Collaborate with internal teams and vendors to improve our products

  • Work with product and design to define, shape, and plan deliverables

  • Make technical decisions following best practices

  • Identify and resolve technical risks to the product and business

You should meet the following requirements

  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role at a high-growth startup

  • Hard-working and dedicated team player that needs little to no supervision, but enjoys working a team toward a common goal

  • Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude

  • Self-motivated with an ability to work in the unknown

  • Ability to communicate technical topics to both technical and non-technical team members

  • Demonstrated collaboration with product managers, designers, other engineers to drive outcomes

  • Proficient in both oral and written English communication

  • Familiarity with PHP/Symfony and or laravel frameworks, Vue, PostgreSQL, AWS, Redis, Vue Router, Vuex, Docker Compose, Docker, GitLab CI, Datadog, and/or Stripe is a plus

Some perks you might enjoy

  • Competitive salary and equity: We lean on some of the best market data to ensure that we offer the most competitive compensation.

  • Hybrid work environment: We work both remotely & from our offices in New York City, optimizing for collaboration while providing flexibility to team members.

  • 21 days of PTO + birthday off: We offer flexibility to allow people to relax and recharge whenever they need it.

  • Build your ideal work setup: We understand that how you work is extremely important, so we provide a stipend to set yourself up for success here at Firstbase.

  • Health benefits: Firstbase offers health insurance reimbursements to both US and international employees.

  • Learning and development: We provide a stipend together with resources to help people grow and develop in their careers.

  • Amazing annual bonus: Every team at Firstbase has a bonus structure that usually accounts for 10% of OTE.

The stack

Our product is built using PHP, Golang, Node.js, Vue, MySQL, PostgreSQL, AWS. We also use Redis, Vue Router, Vuex, Docker Compose, Docker, GitLab CI, and Graylog, and some third-party API's like Stripe. We use Slack, Clubhouse, Notion, Whimsical, Figma, and G Suite to collaborate and build together.

If you think you're unqualified or don't meet all the requirements for this role, we encourage you to still apply. We celebrate diverse candidates, adjacent experiences, and simply put, good people who want to build great things. If that's you, then we'd love to meet.


If you think you're unqualified or don't meet all the requirements for this role, we encourage you to still apply. We celebrate diverse candidates, adjacent experiences, and simply put, good people who want to build great things. If that's you, then we'd love to meet.

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Back End Engineer - PHP - Remote Eligible
New York City, New York, United States
Engineering
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