Backend developer


We are looking for a passionate Back-End Developer who masters the art of PHP development. Your main tasks will be:

  • Writing clean, robust, and efficient PHP code, compliant with Drupal/PSR standards
  • Working closely with the business analyst to find the best possible solutions to given problems

Skills required

  • Excellent OOP PHP skills (Composer and PHPUnit knowledge a big plus)
  • Good English skills, written and spoken
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • A focus on details and quality
  • Drupal 7 or preferably Drupal 8 experience

Bonus skills

  • contributions
  • Drupal site-building techniques (Views, Panels, Paragraphs, etc)
  • Good DevOps skills (Docker, Jenkins, Ansible)
  • Solr and/or Elasticsearch skills
  • Knowledge about web accessibility standards
  • JS knowledge
  • HTML/CSS knowledge
  • French conversational skills

The impact you'll have

We mainly work for international organizations based in Geneva, Switzerland. As such, we tend to work for many NGOs whose mission it is to make our world a better place. We strive to provide great, user-centric, award-winning digital solutions, and build long term relationships with our clients. Our clients, just to name a few, include the Union for International Cancer Control, the World Health Organization, HUG (public hospital of Geneva) and the International School of Geneva.

You will be part of a team that builds solutions not just for the fun of it, but who values the literal impact we can have in the daily lives of thousands of people.

Skills we value

As a mainly distributed team, we value enthusiasm and passion, as well as a strong ability to self-direct one's work. While we do have offices in Geneva, Switzerland, many of us like working remotely. This means strong communication skills are a must. Furthermore, working in an ever evolving industry, we value people that are profoundly curious and enjoy new challenges.

To sum up:

  • Enthusiasm and passion for what you do
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to self-direct your work
  • Curious and willing to learn new things
  • Open minded and positive

Who we are and what we do

Inovae is one of the main Drupal shops in Switzerland, founded in 2009. We continuously look for talents to hired, here in Switzerland as well as in Hungary and Romania. Today, about half our team is located in Geneva, and the other half works remotely. We build Drupal solutions for all sorts of clients, but focus on Geneva-based NGOs.

Why you'll love working for Inovae

  • Work remotely (if you want)
    Work from wherever you want, or join us in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Flexible hours
    There's no 9 to 5 here. Work when it suits you best.
  • Company get-togethers twice a year
    The whole team is flown twice a year to one of the cities we work in, for some sightseeing and workshops.
  • Great people
    We value people skills over technical skills, and strive to keep things friendly and laid back.
  • Keep learning
    In an ever changing industry, learning new skills is a must, and we're always helping our team to acquire them.

Sounds like you? Contact us!

Some guidelines:

  • Don't send a cover letter; we won't read it. Keep it informal, tell us about yourself.
  • Send us some links to your best work.
  • Send us links to some code you wrote. Github and repos are a plus.
  • Add a resumé.

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