Senior Full-Stack PHP Developer for Connected Intelligence Software

Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine / Kyiv, Ukraine / Remote

About the customer

Having headquarters in Great Britain, our customer is the world’s leading marketing data, insights, and consulting company that provides connected intelligence services globally. It’s a trend-setting team of 30,000 dedicated experts in advertising, marketing communications, media, digital and brand equity research. Every day they collect and analyze vast amounts of data about how people think, feel, shop, share, vote, and view things online, to help other enterprises and startups grow both their audience and revenue. The customer’s clientele base includes such industry giants as Amazon, Spotify, Google, Rubicon, Renault, Moët Hennessy — Louis Vuitton, and more.

Combining the expertise in human behavior with advanced software, our customer provides end-users with a holistic understanding of the constantly changing media landscape. Their data and insights, both global and local, enable their clients to communicate their products/services to the media audiences in a better way, and improve their relationships with other brands to optimize the investments.

About the project

The customer has several development centers around the globe, but all of them are committed to a common goal — design and create new brand software for research performing, new data sources development and opening the new analytical capabilities that empower clients’ business opportunities.

The areas of customer’s services include:  

  • Advertising and paid search intelligence
  • Audience and consumer intelligence
  • Reputation intelligence, and PR monitoring and evaluation
  • Social media intelligence

Particularly for the Ukrainian development center, the customer has a number of projects in place. You’ll work on one of them, considering your tech stack and skill set. All available projects require in-depth knowledge of PHP and the MVC philosophy, working under Linux/Unix (including debugging the system log files) and using SVN.

Some details:

#1 Project (From scratch development)

Web-based app to show press review articles using a responsive design, including user management and customizable email alerts.

#2 Project (Extension of the existing tool)

A background process that calculates a value for the press articles based on individual settings (keyword mentions).

#3 Project (Extension of the existing project)

Press review tool related to email newsletters. Feeding an external API with article data from a press review tool for sending an HTML newsletter.

#4 Project (Rewrite an existing Ruby app in PHP)

Build an editor that allows creating coding data for articles manually.

About the team

The team for the projects mentioned above currently has two departments – in Germany and Ukraine. From the German side, you’ll communicate with their in-house PHP developer, and the Ukrainian team gathered under our roof will be consisting of 1 senior Full-Stack PHP developer and 1 Project Manager. The overall number of teammates and their level of skill will grow with time.


Your primary focus as PHP Developer is going to be on bug-fixing and refactoring of the existing products and new features development and implementation.

Required Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of PHP
  • Good knowledge of Zend
  • Solid experience with JavaScript, jQuery, HTML/CSS 
  • Level of English – Upper-intermediate

Would Be a Huge Plus if You Have:

  • Experience in type-safe development with Ruby On Rails
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About Brightgrove

Brightgrove is an industry-leading software company with offices in Kyiv, Kharkiv, and Minsk. We build award-winning products that bring significant value, generate an inspiring result, and help our clients succeed. Our key industries include Retail, Manufacturing, Energy, ISV & Marketing Agencies, Medicine, Online TV broadcasting and many more.
Our development team currently counts more than 350 people across different accounts, organized around technologies and products. Although we work in multiple teams, on different platforms, and in various languages, we all share the same goal and idea of how to build things.

What You Get with Us:

  • Very warm and friendly working environment
  • Professional and career growth
  • No corporate BS – we’re moving too fast for that
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Opportunities to travel international and between our offices
  • Working with the latest technologies
  • Good opportunities to work with remarkable teams from all over the world
  • Flexible working hours – as long as you get the work done
  • Comfortable and cozy office in the city center
  • Awesome corporate events

At Brightgrove developers are integrated, involved, and essential to each part of our company. As with wine, great software is created by great people.

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