PHP Developer

RemoteSingaporeSan Francisco

What we need

Ahrefs is looking for a PHP guru to strengthen our team behind . You will be engaged in the whole process of development - ideally - planning, researching, coding and testing new features with minimal assistance taking into account business and user needs. We value “Get Things Done” approach with focus on high standard of coding quality and design.


  • Working experience with LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) (essential)
  • Knowledge of Laravel Framework (big plus)
  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • Understanding of modern web technologies.
  • Ability to design & construct websites/features from concept to final product.
  • Solid understanding of data structures and algorithms.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks of varying complexity and importance, meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Familiarity with git version control.

The ideal candidate is expected to:

  • Independently deal with bugs, schedule tasks and investigate code
  • Make argumented technical choice and take responsibility for it
  • Handle full development cycle of a single feature - i.e. formalize task, write code and tests, deploy to production, resolve user requests
  • Approach problems with practical mindset and suppress perfectionism when time is a priority
  • Write flexible maintainable code and adapt to post-launch requirements' tweaks

Who we are

Ahrefs runs an internet-scale bot that crawls the whole Web 24/7, storing huge volumes of information to be indexed and structured in a timely fashion. Backend system is powered by a custom petabyte-scale distributed key-value storage to accommodate all that data coming in at high speed. On top of that Ahrefs is building various analytical services for end-users.

We are a small team and strongly believe in better technology leading to better solutions for real-world problems. We value code clarity and predictability, constantly seek to automate repetitive tasks, guided by DRY and following KISS.

Our motto is "first do it, then do it right, then do it better".

What you get

  • Competitive salary
  • Informal and thriving atmosphere
  • First-class workplace equipment (hardware, tools)
  • Medical insurance
  • No dress code


  • Remote
  • Singapore, modern office in CBD
  • USA, San Francisco downtown

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  • Your CV and short description of how we can benefit each other.
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