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Senior PHP Developer Remote

Senior PHP Developer Description

EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

We're in search of a proficient Senior PHP Developer to be a part of our remote team.

This role will involve creating new features for PHP microservices and executing Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for incident resolution. The ideal candidate will demonstrate extensive expertise in PHP, MySQL, and cloud development. Exceptional analytical skills for RCA, familiarity with Kubernetes, and experience with Terraform for infrastructure management is necessary. Proficient communication and collaboration skills are crucial for this role.


  • Partnership with the development team for the design and implementation of new characteristics for PHP microservices
  • Assurance of code quality, scalability, and maintainability of developed features
  • Prompt response and troubleshooting of service-related incidents
  • Execution of in-depth RCA to pinpoint incident origins and enact preventive measures
  • Composition of comprehensive unit tests to verify functionality and robustness of code alterations
  • Management and deployment of services using Kubernetes
  • Use of Datadog dashboards for monitoring service health and performance
  • Maintenance and optimization of SQL databases, including MySQL, CloudSQL, and Spanner
  • Implementation and management of infrastructure through the use of Terraform


  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a PHP Developer, with a preference for Hack proficiency
  • Proven experience in writing unit tests to ensure code quality
  • Proficiency in Kubernetes for container orchestration
  • Exceptional analytical skills for incident resolution and Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • In-depth knowledge of SQL databases, especially MySQL, CloudSQL, and Spanner
  • Familiarity with Terraform for infrastructure management
  • Experience in cloud development, preferably with Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Proficient communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to participate in on-call rotations according to the schedule

Nice to have

  • Familiarity with Django framework and Redux for state management

We offer

  • Improved medical coverage - EPAMers are eligible to participate in a supplementary health insurance program that shall have the usual coverage in the industry, with the Company funding 100% of the value of the monthly premium for participation
  • Lunch Allowance - You will receive a daily allowance of CLP $ 7.000 per working day. Enjoy a nice meal on us
  • Allowance for internet and electricity - You will receive an allowance of CLP$15.000 per month to cover internet and electricity expense
  • National Holiday Bonus - We celebrate joining the Chilean Market. That is why all our employees will receive a bonus of CLP $86,646 in September
  • Christmas Bonus - You will receive an End of Year bonus of CLP $170,539. It will be paid during the month of December, to ensure you have a Happy Holiday!
  • Learning Culture - We want you to be the best version of yourself, that is why we offer unlimited access to learning platforms, a wide range of internal courses, and all the knowledge you need to grow professionally
  • Additional Income - Besides your regular salary, you will also have the chance to earn extra income by referring talent, being a technical interviewer, and many more ways
  • Are you open to relocation? - If you want to relocate to another country and we have the right project, we will assist you every step of the way, to help you and your family, reach your new home