Senior Back-end Software Engineer - PHP, Generative ML Team (Remote within EMEA)



Software Engineering, Data Science
Riga, Latvia · Tallinn, Estonia
Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023
The Company
Printify is a high-growth, print-on-demand platform that connects e-commerce merchants and print-on-demand manufacturers. We work in a fast-paced and ever-developing industry with endless growth opportunities.
James Berdigans, Founder and Executive Chairman of Printify
“Our mission is to build a platform that lets anyone, anywhere unlock their own personal freedom. The freedom to generate income, be your own boss and set your schedule. So far, we’ve seen more than 6 million people sign up to start their own eCommerce businesses with Printify. Because every order is made on-demand, there’s no risk to getting started, just reward for putting in the work. Our aim is to put this power to build a business into the hands of every person who wants to create their own business.”
The Team
The Generative Machine Learning team aims to support all Generative ML (AI) initiatives within the company and integrate them into a seamless experience for our Merchants, reducing their effort and enhancing their output. As top professionals in the field at Printify, the team executes both the discovery of opportunities and the support of initiatives coming from domain teams.
Furthermore, as a company, we recognise the immense potential of Generative ML technologies in boosting Merchants' output. The Generative ML team is an integral part of a wide range of initiatives across various sections of our application.
The Role
As a back-end engineer, you will play a key role in shaping and delivering a scalable and robust solution. You will be part of the team to bring quality and scalability to the product setup process and tools to a new level, you will follow the best practices in DDD and CQRS. Passion for writing and improving (clean) code and systems, being a team player with a collaborative approach, sharing knowledge, and humbly learning from others are essential to succeed in this position. Developing in this role will give you the opportunity to grow and move up within the company.

The technology we use:

  • PHP 8+, Symfony, Doctrine, Laravel framework.
  • Jenkins, Prometheus, Grafana.
  • PHPUnit, Postman.
  • MongoDB, MySQL.
  • AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, Git.
  • We also use practices such as Pair Programming, Refactoring, Code Reviews, Weekly Knowledge Sharing sessions, TDD/BDD, A/B testing, and Continuous Delivery which are an important part of our development process.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Good level of English (spoken and written).
  • 5+ years of experience with PHP.
  • Experience with DDD (Domain-Driven Design).
  • Quality-oriented: you follow best practices (Testing (ideally TDD), continuous. integration/deployment, Agile methodologies) and SOLID principles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with CQRS (Command Query Responsibility Segregation).
  • Experience in architecting new systems or refactoring legacy systems.
  • Experience with Python would be a plus.
  • Experience with TS would be a plus.

What to expect as a Back-end Engineer at Printify:

  • You will work alongside the product teams and product managers to iterate on new features within Printify.
  • You will take responsibility for the design and execution of your own initiatives.
  • You will help identify areas of improvement in the codebase and help contribute to making it better.
  • You will frequently pair with teammates to give and receive feedback from a code review to boost knowledge-sharing and learning, and improve the platform.
  • You will fix any prioritised bugs/issues tracked within the platform.
  • You will participate as a presenter or attendee, in weekly coding or knowledge-sharing sessions.
  • You will learn, develop your soft skills and spend time discussing best practices and technologies with your peers.

What We Offer:

  • Stock options, so you’ll own a part of Printify.
  • Opportunity to work fully remotely within EMEA time zones.
  • Work from anywhere – our Printify Houses in Riga or Tallinn, your remote home office, or a co-working space.
  • Start your workday anywhere between 7 AM and 11 AM.
  • Apple MacBook laptop as your standard work equipment.
  • International relocation support for candidates who want to work in Riga or Tallinn.
  • Access to mentorship, internal meetups, and hackathons both on-site and online.
  • A learning budget for your professional development and access to our book library.
  • Health insurance or a budget for it, depending on your location and contract.
  • Paid health days whenever you need them without a doctor's note, depending on your contract.
  • Extra paid days off for well-being, as well as a celebration day of your choice.
  • Access to the in-house gym or gym allowance, depending on your location and contract.
Joining Printify means joining an international company with an amazing team that has grown to over 500 people. At Printify, people from over 20 nationalities and with many different backgrounds work together in our Riga office and worldwide.
We play to win together, and we always strive for excellence. We want to achieve great things and make a meaningful change in our customers’ lives. Our customers are our most important asset and our compass in showing us the direction to go. We value a strong learning culture and are united by a growth mindset.
At Printify, we are committed to fostering a diverse, fair, and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or any other grounds.