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Based out of Auckland, New Zealand, we bring an institutional trading experience to the retail market.

Mid Level Web Application Engineer

Position Title

Mid Level Web Application Engineer

About The Role

BlackBullMarkets is looking for a passionate engineer with 3+ year experience building customer-facing web applications in the cloud. You would be working on PHP 7 powered cloud-native web applications integrating with various third party integrators hosted on AWS platform. There will be a number of microservices built and consumed by other applications within the Blackbull markets.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years advanced PHP 7 experience building web applications. 1+ year experience building RESTful APIs and good authority in understanding CORS
  • Laravel 7 experience / Symfony 4 / Symfony 5 experience building rich web applications and API
  • Expert-level knowledge of OOPS, Dependency injection and major design patterns and using/configuring modules via composer
  • Experience working with TDD - Experience with codeception for acceptance testing
  • PHP Templating experience having worked with Blade and Twig
  • Experience with Doctrine / Eloquent ORM + MonoLog
  • PHPUnit Library experience
  • Solid understanding of Javascript (Classes / functions / DOM interactions) and experience in Typescript - Experience with ReactJS 16 or VueJS along with npm and webpack
  • HTML5 experience and good command on using web rich components and DOM experience - CSS experience with SASS / LESS engine
  • Knowledge of AWS cloud of following:
    • ECS
    • ElasticCache (Redis)
    • EC2
    • SQS/SNS
    • Cloudformation / CDK
    • Lambda (Python)
    • Aurora MySQL / Aurora Postgres
    • CloudWatch
    • ELK stack
  • Using and making decisions via Application Performance monitoring frameworks such as NewRelic
  • Using encryption to store and consuming sensitive information using Libsodium
  • Experience with Apache + apache modules / Nginx
  • Experience with both NoSQL Database - MongoDB and RDB: MySQL / Postgres (SQL, Query analysis, database designs and basic ETL for migration from NoSQL to Relation Database skills as well as triggers, stored procs and bin-log replication)


  • A talent for communicating ideas, issues and solutions in a team environment
  • C++ experience on Windows
  • Github profile with active contribution
  • Good experience with installing, configuring PHP extensions and Protocol Buffers
  • Experience with Docker and Bash scripting on Linux platform
  • Linux Bash / Shell scripting knowledge and familiarity with Linux environment
  • Basic python skills for data manipulation
  • Should be able to use git (version control system)
  • Knowledge of DevOps / CICD pipelines
  • Follow infosec skills such as OSWAP security standards in their routine development work
  • Salesforce integrations and development experience
  • Integration with different payment gateways
  • WordPress skills

Benefits & Perks

  • AWS training and mentorship to get AWS certified in the desired choice of your career goals (such as DevOps, developer or solution architect)
  • Forex training if interested to know more about the business

Apply Now

To enquire about, or apply for this position, please email a copy of your resume along with a cover letter addressing the selection criteria for this position, to