PHP Developer

About Bayzat

Bayzat is a technology company that provides insurance and HR solutions. We are one of the fastest growing startups in the MENA region. We’ve also been recognized by Forbes Middle East as the most promising startup of 2016 in the UAE. Backed by various venture capitalists, we’ve been able to grow our team three folds last year and we plan on expanding further.

Job Description

As a PHP Software Engineer, you will work with our software development team to produce high-quality software and products. Our platform is the core of our offering and you will be responsible for making it better every day. You will have the opportunity to work with the latest technologies and are expected to continuously get out of your comfort zone to learn new things and get your hands dirty. More importantly, we want you take pride in the success of Bayzat, as it is under the ownership and responsibility of the entire team and that includes you!


● Develop features and backend functionality using mainly PHP and Symfony4
● Maintain existing features, write functional and unit tests
● Cooperate closely with other team members to deliver high quality code
● Deliver projects on time and at a high-quality level
● Contribute ideas to product development
● Constantly think about improving the Bayzat customer experience
● Use your critical-thinking abilities to guarantee product quality

Required Skills

Every member of our team is passionate, talented and hard-working. We always look for the following traits:
● Detail-oriented
● Proactive
● Self-organizing
● Good communicator, verbal and written
● Passionate about new technologies
● Adherence to the software engineering best practices
● Willing to learn and improve

You should be comfortable with the following technologies and methodologies:
1) PHP OOP - Object-oriented PHP 5.5+ and experience with Symfony2 (preferred), CodeIgniter or Laravel
2) TDD/BDD - Familiar with test-driven and behavior-driven development
3) GIT - Good knowledge of git source version control system
4) CI - Familiar with Continuous Integration
5) Creating REST APIs, writing scripts, database normalization and optimization