Genesis is a co-founding company that builds global tech businesses with outstanding entrepreneurs from CEE.

We're one of the largest global app developers. Apps of Genesis companies have been downloaded by more than 300 million users globally and are used by tens of millions of users monthly.

We have one of the best tech teams in Europe, whose members are constantly recognized as top IT employees in CEE and Ukraine.

GMEM is one of the largest media companies. We have created unique projects in African and Asian developing markets. Every day we share news, entertaining, text and video content with millions of people living in different parts of the world. More than 50 million users read our news monthly.

We are looking for a Middle Backend Developer to join our team and help us improve media projects performance and introduce new functionality.

Your tasks:

  • integrate our services with Data Science solutions, like read-also and recommendation systems;
  • develop API for public websites;
  • optimize and improve existing codebase for maintenance and scale;
  • document development process and architecture;
  • build microservices;
  • rewrite existing functionality from Yii2 to Laravel framework and review current architecture. Most of the code is already on the Laravel framework and uses the DDD paradigm;
  • planning and creating a new project from scratch.


  • at least 2 years of experience as a Backend Developer;
  • good knowledge of PHP 7 or 8;
  • knowledge and following of SOLID principles;
  • experience with one of the popular PHP frameworks (Yii2, Laravel is most preferred);
  • experience with MySQL and query optimization;
  • experience with Memcached, Redis, Docker;
  • ability to both work in a team and solve problems independently;
  • desire to work with new technologies and challenges.

Will be a plus:

  • commercial experience with Yii2 and Laravel;
  • writing Unit Tests for your code;
  • experience with high-load projects.

Why should you join us?

  • ability to influence the product;
  • freedom to implement your own ideas, find solutions for challenging tasks;
  • friendly and professional team;
  • opportunities to learn and grow as either specialist or manager;
  • international company with a huge user base.

Genesis is a unique place for development and growth:

Our company is built on the ability to find the best people and create unique conditions for them:

Comfortable work environment and flexible work hours:

An excellent office with a summer terrace, lounge zone, kitchen, and PlayStation located within a 5-minute walk from Tarasa Shevchenka metro station. There are many plants and a special ventilation system in our offices. We provide 20 days of paid vacation and flexible work hours.

Health care and Sport:

We provide breakfasts, lunches, unlimited fruit, snacks, smoothies, and yogurts in the office. The office also has an in-house corporate doctor. We provide employees with health insurance. Free training for running, football, basketball, volleyball, and yoga with professional coaches is available to staff. Corporate discounts for gym membership and sponsorship for participation in sports competitions are also accessible.

Learning and Development:

We have Business and Management Schools for company employees with Genesis executives as lecturers. We provide an online library and free English lessons as well as access to paid conferences, training, and seminars.

Loud parties:

Every summer and winter, we organize parties with crazy line-ups at cool locations. Every month each project meets for a get-together, and after a quarterly report, there is a party.

Genesis is an entrepreneurial ecosystem where every employee can make their ideas a reality. Almost all Genesis executives have grown within the company and started managing projects by the age 22-27 years. We invest and encourage the initiatives of our employees. Currently, 70% of Genesis' revenue comes from projects that five years ago didn't even exist.

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