At November Five, we are committed to driving people and businesses forward. As a full-service digital growth partner, we help our clients catch the next wave of digital transformation. Our world-class strategy, design and engineering capabilities have been trusted by companies like Coca-Cola, Spotify, Telenet, VRT and Brussels Airport.
Founded on 05.11.08, today November Five is a team of 50+ digital masterminds operating from the beating heart of Antwerp. We’re currently growing exponentially and looking for like-minded professionals to join the team.
The best work of your life
We know this is a bold statement. But it’s one of the driving principles we work and live by. We think it’s important you can call the office: home. We actively promote a true work-life symbiosis for the one and only life we get to live.
Awarded ‘Best Workplaces for Innovators’ by Fast Company, our highly connected ecosystem consists of a close-knit family, all seeking impact, and all 100% digital at heart.
About the job
As a PHP Engineer at November Five, you:
are a purist when it comes to code quality and performance. You code, test, troubleshoot, debug and document back-end web applications.
create elegant back-end experiences and work on challenging large projects with complex domain models.
break the back of the beast called 3rd party APIs; you cope with their complexities like incomplete documentation, rate limits, error messages, etc. You don’t shy away from making your own APIs either.
get the opportunity to implement new features in existing products and code.
believe that building strong products requires teamwork. You collaborate with team members on best practices around web development. You might even get enthusiastic about code reviews.
Keep reading if you...
are a skilled engineer with a deep knowledge of PHP and the Symfony framework.
have developed secure, reliable and efficient REST APIs for the web.
are always hunting for the latest and greatest weapon to wield. We leverage a host of tools, languages and libraries: vagrant, nginx, composer, git, MySQL, memcached, SNS, to name but a few.
can study and curate the best libraries to match our set.
have a profound interest in everything that Amazon Web Services or any of their cloud competitors have to offer.
speak and write Dutch and English fluently.
Bonus points if you:
have experience with working in Scrum.
have experience with ElasticSearch, NoSQL stores like Amazon DynamoDB and Redis, and Sonata.
have a generic background; experience with Python, Java is very welcome.
Five reasons to apply right now
A position with impact in a fast-growing full-service digital growth agency that has an innovative culture and offers a wide range of growth opportunities.
Attractive salary package including company car and fuel card, flexible income plan, expense allowances, pension plan, hospital insurance and several bonuses.
Informal atmosphere with a young, ambitious crew. Beautiful office in the beating heart of Antwerp.
Flexible hours and opportunities to work remotely.
The chance to leave your mark on custom-made innovative strategies and products for A-list clients like Spotify, Coca-Cola, Telenet, VRT and Brussels Airport.
Driven by our core values, we have designed a flexible offering that includes the usual benefits, extras you can choose to add, as well as a focus on personal growth.
Broaden your knowledge during regular meetups (every two weeks) that focus on learning and self-development. This can be with your team, at an external conference or in a session with a certified coach.
Define your own career path within our community of ventures to become either an expert or a generalist, to grow into a new role or even to kick-start one of our ventures.
Receive and provide regular feedback during our peer review platforms, such as design reviews, pull requests or project retrospectives.
Flexible working hours
Enjoy flexible hours and get to work from home occasionally or even on a regular basis.