Smooth Commerce is a fast-growing Fintech early-stage company located in the heart of downtown Toronto. We empower retail merchants to create more personal connections with their customers. Our solution provides merchants a competitive edge through digital by increasing transaction volumes, repeat business, and revenue.

Over the last few years we have partnered with some of the biggest institutions in North America, and we strongly believe that we have the opportunity to offer one of the most versatile and innovative solutions for the Retail industry globally.

At Smooth Commerce, we take ownership of our work, we encourage open communication, and we work hard to delight our clients every day. We pride ourselves on creating a fun, friendly, diverse and inclusive work place.

Your role as a Backend PHP Developer is to develop and code for various projects in order to advance software solutions. Throughout the process you will report to the Chief Technology Officer and be involved with all major development activities. You will be exposed to a fast-paced environment and will have the opportunity to learn and grow alongside our team and the company as a whole.

Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for developing new features and maintaining existing features on backend system using PHP and MySQL
  • Work with CTO and members of the technical team to assess and implement new system requirements
  • Closely follow best practices in software development lifecycle using the agile methodology and industry best practices
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain the backend code and databases to ensure strong optimization, functionality and scalability
  • Perform various third-party tool integrations

Required Skills

  • Strong, proven PHP development skills
  • Experience in API development and working with third-party APIs
  • Solid knowledge of relational database design and optimization using MySQL
  • Well-versed in Git for version control and Composer for package management
  • Familiar with Amazon Web Services or other PaaS platforms
  • Knowledge in MVC frameworks such as Symfony

We offer competitive compensation, health benefits, employee stock options, flexible vacation time, snacks bar and more. Diversity and inclusivity are important for us, candidates who identify as a minority are welcome and encouraged to apply.

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