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Senior PHP Engineer

Company Overview

Third Bridge was founded on the belief that human insights drive intelligent investment decisions.

To make the right investment decisions, our clients require access to the most relevant experts and their insights – we enable this through private consultations and exclusive content drawn from expert interviews.

Our clients consist of some of the largest private equity funds, hedge funds, mutual funds and management consulting firms, who are serviced by a team of over 900 employees located across eight global offices.

Third Bridge operates in a global, multi-billion-dollar market with double digit annual growth and has consistently received accolades for Great Places to Work and the top 100 fastest growing companies.

Position Overview

At Third Bridge, we build applications and services for both internal and external users. For internal users, we develop tools to help them with their daily work. This includes project and workflow management, communication, compliance, information search, facilitation of connection between clients and experts, knowledge capture and management.

For our clients, we build services to enable them to access and make use of the content we produce and the expertise we share, supporting them throughout their investment cycles.

For our industry specialists, we provide each individual with tools to provide their availability, manage compliance requirements, and view and manage calls and meetings with Third Bridge and clients.

We aim to hire talented, creative and versatile people to help us grow and make our technology better and faster. We promote a language and framework agnostic approach, use of best practices in architecture and design and a DevOps culture. We work with autonomous and empowered teams in a collaborative and agile environment.

We are looking to recruit Software Development Engineers for our team who will work closely with our tech leads and software engineering managers. You will contribute to the design, development and integration of components seeking direction when needed.


In this role your responsibilities will include:

       Design, implementation, and deployment of software components that solve complex        problems generating positive feedback

       Understanding of and best use of design patterns

       Ability to work independently and with your team to deliver software successfully

       Consistent high quality of work that the team trusts, including but not limited          to: secure; testable; maintainable; low-defects; efficient; and incorporates best practices

       Rapid and uneventful code reviews

       Providing useful code reviews for changes submitted by others

       Focus on operational excellence, constructively identifying problems and proposing        solutions,  taking on projects that improve your team’s software, making it      better and easier to maintain

       Making suggestions on improvements to your team’s development and testing processes 

       Maintaining strong working relationships with teammates and peers including          recognising discordant views and taking part in constructive dialogue to      reconcile into cohesive solutions

       Confidently train new teammates about your internal clients, what        your  team’s software does, how it is constructed, tested, operates, and how it         fits into the bigger picture


A successful candidate will:

       Have proven experience in working with PHP frameworks such as Symfony or Zend

       Experience with AWS cloud environments (IaaS, PaaS and FaaS/Serverless),
    micro-services, CI / CD, docker

       Solid commercial experience working with React and state management libraries

       Expertise with HTML/CSS applying semantic, accessible HTML and using modern front end      development tooling (Webpack, Yarn, Npm)

       Desirable experience in TDD / BDD or chaos engineering

       Be an excellent problem solver implementing testable, maintainable and efficient         
 components  based on defined technology strategies and software engineering standards

       Have significant software engineering training, understanding SOLID design principles and        the foundations of application development

       Demonstrate proved experience working in agile teams, identifying blockers and asking for      help and guidance where needed  

       Show experience as a strong communicator and influencer, mentoring interns and peers,         as well as advising tech leads and managers

       Have a positive, solution-oriented and humble attitude, collaborating with others to                     improve  development and operational processes

       Be open to explore new territories, experiment, fail and learn while           actively seeking knowledge and opportunities to apply it 


       Degree in Computer or Software Engineering, Computer Science or similar field, or          equivalent experience

The successful candidate must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the country they are applying.

We know that to be truly innovative, we need to have a diverse team around us. That is why Third Bridge is committed to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If you are not 100% sure if you are right for the role, please apply anyway and we will be happy to consider your application.