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Software Engineer - PHP

Cover Genius

Cover Genius

Software Engineering
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Monday, January 16, 2023
The Company
Cover Genius is a Series D insurtech that protects the global customers of the world’s largest digital companies including Booking Holdings, owner of Priceline, Kayak and Booking.com, Intuit, Hopper, Skyscanner, Ryanair, Turkish Airlines, Descartes ShipRush, Zip and SeatGeek. We’re also available at Amazon, Flipkart, eBay, Wayfair and SE Asia’s largest company, Shopee. Our partners integrate with XCover, our award-winning insurance distribution platform, to embed protection for millions of customers worldwide each year.
Our team and products have been recognised with dozens of awards including by the Financial Times who ranked Cover Genius as the #1 fastest growing company in APAC in 2020. Our diverse team across 20+ countries and many language groups commits itself to diverse cultural programs, in particular “CG Gives” which makes social entrepreneurs out of us all and funds development initiatives in global communities.
Our People are
Bold, Authentic, Purposeful and Inspired
Our People are not
Perfect, Traditional, Complacent or Cautious
About the role
Your role as a PHP Software Engineer will be to work RentalCover which uses Yii 1.1. You will help with implementing new product features, modernising the existing codebase, integrating with external and internal Rest APIs, fixing bugs and continually enhancing the product's features and performance using an Agile (Scrum) development framework. Mid of 2022, we have migrated RentalCover frontend to a seperate codebase which uses React for frontend and Laravel for backend.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelors or higher degree in related field is required

What the ideal profile looks like

  • 5+ years commercial experience with PHP.
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks (such as Vue, React)
  • Big plus if you have an experience building APIs (ideally, highly scalable, low-latency)
  • Experience with testing frameworks and practices
  • Work and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Why Cover Genius?
Cover Genius not only cares about being the best in our industry, we care about our team. We’re a business that understands life can be fluid and so we flex to ensure we provide the environment to suit that. What does that mean?
• Flexible Work Environment - we are outcome focussed and understand that for our people to perform at their best flexibility is critical. Soon after the declaration of the COVID-19 global pandemic the entire CG team was granted an extra 15 days of Wellness Leave to take throughout 2020.
• Employee Stock Options - we want our people to share in our success, we reward them with ownership for their contribution in creating a world-class company.
• Work with like-minded people who are passionate about both the work we're doing and giving back. Our CG Gives programs enables us to all become philanthropists through our peer recognition and rewards system.
• Social Initiatives - pictures speak a thousand words!
Sound interesting? If you think you have the best composition of the above, send us your resume and let's chat!
*Cover Genius promotes diversity and inclusivity. We don't tolerate discrimination, demeaning treatment of anyone, or harassment due to race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.