Mid PHP Engineer

| #PHP

Gamers are the ones we always keep in mind while developing our services and improving our offer – they are the pillars that make GOG. What’s more, we understand that gaming communities around the world can be a bit different, have their own tastes and preferences, and require a dedicated approach.

People are fundamental to our success. Right now we are looking for a PHP Engineer to join our cross-functional product team responsible for the development of our BackOps team. Work hand in hand with our sister company, CD PROJEKT RED and other game developers on delivering best online gaming experiences that reach millions of gamers.


  • Write well designed, testable, efficient, clean code by using the best software development practices.
  • Participate in software design meetings and analyse business needs to determine technical requirements.
  • Working on new projects, from conception to deployment in the production environment, as well as maintaining and extending existing projects.
  • Sharing your knowledge with other team members and supporting them in solving complex challenges.

Job Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience in software engineering.
  • Have a growth mindset and a strong attention to detail.
  • Be team oriented.
  • Experience with PHP 7/8 and object oriented programming.
  • Familiarity with Symfony in a production environment.
  • Experience in handling MySQL databases.
  • Ability to easily communicate in English.
  • Understanding of SOLID principles and common design patterns.


  • Hands-on experience with microservice architecture, projects scalability and performance tuning of web applications.
  • Expertise with MySQL query/table optimisations.
  • Experience working with Docker, Kubernetes,or containerization in general.
  • Experience with frontend/JavaScript, as well as with any major frontend framework.
  • Experience with caching (Memcached, Redis, Varnish, CDNs).
  • Experience with writing unit tests (PHPUnit / PHPSpec) or BDD (Behat).
  • A passion for games and the gaming industry.
  • Strong meme knowledge.

What we offer:

  • Possibility to expand your career in an international and extremely creative environment.
  • Unique opportunity to enter a booming industry and to influence the future of gaming.
  • Hybrid model of work with a possibility to have an office-first, remote-first or fully remote structure depending on your role’s responsibilities & requirements.
  • Access to a health care and sports activities package, including free psychologist appointments.
  • Possibility to take paid Menstrual Leave for all menstruating employees.
  • Active employee networks for LGBTQIA+ employees, women of GOG and parents.
  • Frequent social activities, free fruits/coffee/tea, an in-house cantina, and other goodies are a standard.
  • An in-house gym, open 24/7, available exclusively for our employees.
  • Free access to all games from the GOG catalog, including The Witcher franchise and Cyberpunk 2077.
  • Gamer’s paradise where you will be surrounded by games - living & breathing them!
  • Dog-friendly environment - yes, you can bring your four-legged friend to work!

If you think you’ve got what it takes, please submit your CV and cover letter (both in English) below.

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