Sr. Software Developer / Lead- PHP

Job description

Senior Software Engineer (PHP)

Cars24 is looking for talented Golang / PHP engineers to join its Core Platform team. You will have the opportunity to create significant impact on our systems, our business and most importantly, on our customers as we take on challenges that can reshape the used car industry.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Building scalable, highly available, resilient, extendable, secured architecture to provide a significant boost to the business
  • Writing high quality code to achieve business goals.
  • Working with various cross-functional teams to understand their needs, offering them solutions and setting and managing their expectations
  • Ensuring timely & high quality delivery
  • Following up best practices for development and championing their adoption as per company defined standards
  • Developing with scale and speed amidst flux, there is just a LOT happening



Ideal candidate profile:

  • 2-6 years of relevant industry experience
  • An engineering degree in CS/EE from a reputed institution
  • Experience in PHP and PHP Framework and capability to transition existing PHP apps to Golang
  • Strong foundation in Data Structures/ Algorithms and their pros and cons
  • Deep understanding of technologies and architecture for a scalable and highly available set-up
  • Extensive Experience in developing production ready software using PHP  and Zend/ YII Framework.
  • Have the capability to rewrite existing software using golang
  • Experienced in using Message Brokers like RabbitMQ
  • Experienced in Streaming technologies like Kafka, NATS
  • Experienced in Container Technologies like Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience working with SQL and  NoSQL Databases
  • Not afraid of refactoring existing system in different technology
  • Experienced in developing the long-term tech strategy for analytics and translate that into an achievable roadmap
  • Up-to-date with emerging technology trends and ability to choose the best
  • Strong in open source technologies, agile development
  • Ability to deliver projects on time with high quality


Good to have

  • Big data technologies a big plus
  • Experience in hiring high performing engineers