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Back-end Developer at Simply Wall St

Surry Hills, NSW

We have a grand ambition to transform how retail investors understand the stock market. We're looking for a candidate that has passion for building great products and who wants to be part of a deeply customer focused company.

Our company is 3 years old, we have over 1,000,000 users worldwide, we are revenue generating and will continue to expand globally in 2019. Users love our innovative approach to using data visualisation to help them make investing decisions.

Most importantly, we get to spend everyday doing something we love, it's a lot of fun 😊!

Before you apply

You must have an extensive collection of personal or commercial projects that showcase your abilities. We do not consider university projects as being part of a portfolio and will disregard them. University degrees are not necessary, we love self-taught developers.

Take some time to explore our product, if you get invited to an interview we expect you to know it inside out. We love constructive criticism and are always open to unique perspectives or being impressed by new ideas.

We use PHP7, whilst PHP experience isn't a pre-requisite we are open to someone who would be able to pick it up quickly based of other back-end experience.

Technically we are looking for

  • Self-motivated and capable of working autonomously
  • Strong written/verbal communication within a small team
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Focus on writing simple decoupled code anyone can understand
  • Demonstrable knowledge and/or example projects of Object Orientated Design
  • Experience using advanced concepts like Inversion of Control, Dependency Injection, and Service locators
  • Designed and implemented micro-services
  • Built and deployed container based services (rkt, docker, rancher, k8s)
  • Familiar with Symfony, Doctrine ORM, PHP League and requiring packagist/composer components
  • Good knowledge of relational based databases (Bonus if MSSQL)
  • Ability to effectively use Linux based development and production environments
  • Strong experience designing, implementing and consuming REST based API resources
  • Understanding of distributed systems architecture
  • Eager to work directly on scaling a rapid growth global platform

Our offer

  • A competitive salary and equity package

How to apply

Please only apply using this method, do not email, and no recruiters:

  • Send an OPTIONS request to
  • Don't forget a link to your github or similar (we ❤ side projects)

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Job Type

Full Time

About Simply Wall St

Office address

  • 24 Kippax Street, Surry Hills, NSW, 2010

Company size

11-50 people

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