Backend PHP Developer (Remote, Contract-to-Hire) – Simply Be Found

Last Updated on: 2nd November 2023, 11:01 am

About Simply Be Found

Simply Be Found is an industry leader in empowering small businesses to increase their visibility online. Our innovative marketing platform is designed to simplify the way small businesses manage their online presence across various channels. We are a dynamic team that thrives in a fast-paced environment, committed to helping businesses be easily discovered by their customers.

Job Description

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Backend PHP Developer with a passion for backend development and building complex systems. This remote, contract-to-hire position is open to candidates worldwide, except for agencies or firms. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in PHP development, particularly within the Laravel framework, and a love for creating robust SaaS solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain our SaaS marketing platform using PHP and Laravel.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate various APIs and create seamless backend solutions.
  • Design and implement data storage solutions.
  • Ensure high performance and responsiveness of the platform.
  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code.
  • Troubleshoot, test, and maintain the core product software to ensure strong optimization and functionality.
  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle.


  • 8+ years of continuous experience in PHP development.
  • 4+ years of experience developing with the Laravel framework.
  • A strong focus on backend development and a passion for building complex systems.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple project priorities within deadlines.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

Love to Haves

  • Experience working with the Facebook API.
  • Experience with the Google Business Profile API.
  • Familiarity with the YouTube API.
  • Previous experience working with marketing platforms.

Additional Information

  • This is not a web development role; it is focused on SaaS development within the marketing technology space.
  • The position is fully remote and is open worldwide. Our current team is located in the US and Phillipines.
  • This is a contract-to-hire arrangement, pay will depend on where you are located.
  • Competitive compensation package.

How to Apply

If you are passionate about backend development and have a proven track record of building complex systems, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for Simply Be Found to [email protected]. Highlight any experience you have with marketing platforms and APIs.

Simply Be Found is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Note to Candidates: Only individual applicants will be considered. Agencies or firms need not apply.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: Simply Be Found does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any Simply Be Found employee. We will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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