Senior Backend PHP Web Developer

  • AdviceRobo
  • United Kingdom
  • Jul 11, 2017
Full time Developer

Job Description

AdviceRobo searches senior Back-end Web developers to join our team. The mission of AdviceRobo is to reduce financial stress for consumers and financials alike. We apply behavioral science and machine learning to develop credit scoring that predict credit risks at a granular level.

To get there we combine the best of a small team of a scale up company (nimble, fast iteration, high trust and ownership) with a highly professional team with appealing experience and proven track record.

Do you want to change the way people are being serviced by financial institutions fundamentally? Do you have talents and skills to reinforce our team significantly? Well, come and join us!

Senior Back-end Web Developer

Are you looking for

  • Taking a step in your career and develop professionally?
  • Designing, developing, testing and deploying advanced back-end software infrastructure?
  • Combining frontend and backend work?
  • Developing web apps, but on the enterprise level?
  • Using state-of-the-art web technologies and DevOps?
  • Entering into complex challenges, such as big data analytics, natural language processing, encryption and artificial intelligence?

You will find all of this at AdviceRobo!

How you'll be working

  • A focussed team with a mission to fundamentally prevent financial stress.
  • Pro active, but structured approach: a world to discover, the company is a scale up which works on a validated learning principle.
  • Manage several projects by working in parallel
  • Knowledge driven: collaborate with colleagues on the teams UX design, software development and data science to develop attractive commercial offerings
  • Think, feel, execute: it's all about improving customer experiences


  • Further design and develop the needed infrastructure of the intelligence platform
  • Implement the models and algorithms developed by the data scientists
  • Design and build the frontend for users of the platform. The frontend is currently an online dashboard where a.o. data are visualized in several
  • Propose new approaches & solutions
  • Explore what happens in your profession worldwide and bring in new ideas
  • Working closely with data scientists and product leads

Skill requirements

  • A strong software engineering background
  • 5+ years experience in working with PHP technology
  • Experience with Symfony 2 and NoSQL
  • In-depth knowledge of web-based APIs (Web Services, REST, JSON, XML)
  • Able to apply Object Oriented design such as. design patterns
  • Experience in working with product leads
  • Can cope with a rapidly changing work environment and agile process
  • Thinks and works at masters or PhD level

What we expect from every team member:

  • Passionate: being best for the job and improving yourself all the time
  • Sharp-witted: you have a passion for correct data and structures
  • Innovative: you always keep an eye on new developments and never accept the status quo

Open: you are open and honest about your work and in your contacts with colleagues, suppliers and customers alike