Software Engineer- PHP (PureVPN)

In a Nutshell:

Gaditek is in search of a Software Engineer (PHP) who thrives in a fast-paced and challenging environment while working on complex problems with a talented team— conceptualizing, developing, and implementing applications and features from scratch using the latest technologies.

This role requires a creative technology team member. Someone who is responsible for high-quality delivery of a range of projects, leveraging their skills in PHP. We need someone who has the technical experience and loves to focus on iteratively building and improving existing and new products, is self-motivated and inspired to explore new vistas, and will both support and lead initiatives that will take us to new levels of excellence.

The ideal candidate will have experience in designing, developing, testing (with the QA department), maintaining, enhancing, and optimizing web applications with high volumes of traffic and high availability. We’re looking for someone who is self-reliant, laser-focused believes in rapid execution, and will create software solutions in PHP that humanizes technology and delivers solutions that solve complex problems, simply and seamlessly.

Why is this role important for GADITEK’s work?

Gaditek's mission is to support our brands with the right talent so they can take us to new levels of excellence in existing and non-existing areas; and in the process, make them more valuable and ensure their relevance in the marketplace.

Simply put, we believe in focusing on big, meaningful technical challenges that will drive innovation and take us to new and exciting places.  Engineers and developers are key players in aiding us to create powerful solutions that solve complex and challenging customer problems with simple and intuitive answers.

What’s more, these are exciting times in our space— we are growing fast, still at an early stage, and working on ambitious new initiatives.

We have no plans for slowing down.

We believe that engineers at any level can have significant technical and business impacts. And the right engineer in a support role, addressing customer queries, reinforcing our brand image, and adding more value to it can electrify our team’s morale to the next level.

And although this role is PHP-focused, your role will never be limited. You will have many opportunities to collaborate with cross-functional teams, overlapping with functions of the .NET team to build multi-platform solutions

This is why we are searching for someone who has foundational technical knowledge and experience working with PHP but has the openness to adopt programmatic thinking to help us create understanding and solving problems.

Once you are here, you will:

  • Execute full software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Develop flowcharts, layouts, and documentation to identify requirements and solutions in a presentable form
  • Help build and scale one of the most disruptive products
  • Write well-designed, testable code
  • Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility
  • Solve challenging engineering problems for scalable architecture
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system
  • Develop software verification plans and quality assurance procedures
  • Document and maintain software functionality
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems
  • Gravitate toward break-out career growth opportunities for accelerated learning and growth
  • Collaborate with other engineers, product, customer success, and all other stakeholders
  • Deploy programs and evaluate user feedback
  • Comply with project plans and industry standards
  • Ensure software is updated with the latest features
  • Curious about technology and love to learn and grow as an engineer
  • Comfortable taking calculated risks and embrace fast-paced iterative software developments

What does GADITEK offer you?

Gaditek is a new-age technology company that is focused on just one thing: keeping you relevant in the market. We work hard. Harder than most other places of work in the same hours. But we also purposefully find ways to allow our teams to enjoy work together. As a result, we’re among the best companies to work for in Pakistan with a plethora of benefits and an amazing culture.

Working with us, you will never have to worry about being left behind in the market or losing your market value. You will always remain market competitive, work on challenging new projects that require you to put your knowledge and experience to create amazing solutions that you’re proud of and which help us go to new places.

As a Software Engineer- PHP (PureVPN), we provide the opportunity for you to:

  • Develop your breadth and depth of skills in this role.
  • Become part of an internal community of passionate, and innovative software engineers
  • Become part of a culture that lets you both learn and teach while working with people outside of your immediate area of expertise.
  • Be challenged to think more holistically.
  • Provide thought leadership on industry best practices around design, testing, and security.
  • Grow both traditionally and exponentially

Relevant Experience:

  • At least 2-3 years of experience in Web Development.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Highly skilled in PHP, MYSQL, JavaScript, AJAX, and Jquery.
  • Experience in dealing with MVC Frameworks, the latest web technologies, and version control.
  • Experience in working with micro-service frameworks to build loosely coupled and independently deployable applications
  • Write unit-test friendly code and perform unit-tests on the developed software.
  • Knowledge of Cloud and DevOps will be a plus.
  • Knowledge of Xhtml, HTML5, CSS.
  • An interest in working with a real Agile team.
  • A good attitude and cooperative behavior with leadership qualities is strongly desired.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-starter with minimum supervision required.
  • Innovative and creative in his approach

Remote Work During COVID19 Pandemic

Work from home is mandatory for all Gaditians during the COVID19 pandemic. To enable our teams to work remotely, Gaditek has introduced the following:

  • UPS for Critical Staff
  • Monthly Internet Allowance
  • Internet Device
  • Pausing all pending Loan Installments
  • Additional OPD Benefits for our Office Staff
  • Dedicated hotlines to our support teams

A special fund has been set up to support all Gaditians and their families in case of a worst-case shutter-down scenario in any area that limits access and availability to food and basic amenities. Gaditians are a family and we are committed to moving forward and through this pandemic together as one.

Additionally, our Admin team is on standby at all times to help Gaditians in any way they can. Finally, a detailed WFH policy and guide to enable productive work from home for all teams are available.

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