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PHP Backend Developer


Zurich Insurance is looking for a Medior Backend Developer to join our team. You will be part of the Falcon Platform team within Zurich Group Technology & Operations with the remit to build and run Channel and Customer Engagement Technology components to enable Business Units and Ventures to easily set up and use customer and agent facing portals & applications.

For this role we are looking for passionate, and talented Back-end Engineer who have the experience building innovative, mission critical customer facing applications. In this role you will build the applications for our platform to enable Zurich to deliver cutting-edge experiences.


Your responsibilities:

  • Facilitate collaboration within distributed scrum teams and help them achieve their goals;
  • Build and sustain the application of Agile and DevOps way of working with multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Optimize code for performance, stability and maintainability;
  • Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks;
  • Support long term planning and roadmap creation;
  • Produce coherent and audience-friendly written documentation;
  • Contribute promptly and thoughtfully to code reviews;
  • Seek ways to improve and as a team deliver high-performance.


Our Technology Backend Stack

  • PHP 7/8
  • Laravel 8
  • Docker (Kubernetes)
  • MySQL/Postgres
  • Redis
  • phpUnit


Your Profile:

  • 1-3 years of development experience with Laravel or Symfony
  • Experience with Lumen and other recent frameworks is considered as a big plus;
  • Experience with Agile development incorporating CI/CD, utilizing technologies such as GIT, Maven, Jenkins, Chef, Crucible, Sonar, phpUnit;
  • Experience with REST APIs, JSON and exposure to container based technologies;
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbally;
  • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces.
  • Bonus Qualifications
  • Experience with React/ React native is considered a big plus.



Who we are:


With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognizes and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just the place for you. The success of our business is built on the contributions of our highly talented employees - people who work every day to position us at the forefront of the insurance industry. We therefore look to hire great people and we encourage those people to give their best. 


You’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.


Further information:


At Zurich we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers and we want our employee base to reflect that. Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics.

We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.


So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.

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