Senior PHP Engineer

Role Overview

Kittyhawk makes it easy to manage a drone program that’s safe, compliant and reliable. Our platform consists of easy to use mobile apps, desktop tools and an API that keeps teams flying safe and their data organized. Companies use Kittyhawk to manage their fleet, fly missions and capture data.

We’re looking for a driven, detail oriented Senior PHP Engineer with a passion for aviation to add to our team. They’ll need to be an experienced backend leader and problem solver, used to working at a startup, and able to lead projects that are pivotal for developing the foundation of our fleet management platform.

Role

  • Manage multiple projects from beginning to end
  • Participate in developing architecture designs, standards, and technologies 
  • Develop endpoints and or services in partnership with other engineering teams
  • Implement and deliver solutions to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency 
  • Engage in system planning and performance analysis
  • Maintain and improve the CI/CD processes

Requirements

  • 5+ years of production PHP experience
  • Deeply familiar with REST API’s and HTTP specifications
  • Advanced proficiency with Laravel or Symfony framework
  • Familiarity with database and enterprise design patterns
  • Extensive experience with testing frameworks (PHPUnit, PHPSpec, Behat)
  • Ability to move between separate projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

Bonus

  • Experience in DevOps management
  • Experience with automation frameworks (Ansible, Terraform)
  • PostGIS and Geospatial operations
  • Experience with React