Backend Developer

Job description

Barkyn is improving the life of pet families around the world with a new magical ecommerce experience. We developed a platform that delivers health and happiness products and services in a comfortable and personalized way. Currently specialized in dogs, we provide subscription plans that include food, goodies, treats and a dedicated online vet.


This way, we’re not only changing the pet market, we’re also reshaping the way the e-commerce experience should feel - human, personalized, seamless & beautiful. We're one of the 8 startups selected to Google's Growth Program (Madrid) and recently highlighted by Wired as one of Europe's 100 Top Startups.


We're creating a loved brand in Europe and this is where your story starts. You will be building our product and its intelligence, internal growth tools and advanced optimizations. Specifically:


  • Develop meaningful product features and internal tools, being close to Barkyn's core of business;
  • Contribute to Barkyn’s micro services architecture, development and optimization;
  • Write production-ready code and be accountable for its quality;
  • Use Git and related workflows in a distributed team environment.



  • +2 years of experience in backend development;
  • Object-oriented PHP7+ development experience;
  • Thorough understanding of the HTTP protocol and RESTful architectures;
  • Understanding of API design, QA, security, and performance issues;
  • Solid foundation in SQL databases and design (MySQL).


Brownie Points:


  • Experience in a startup or B2C company;
  • Understanding of CI/CD, Pipelines, Docker and Kubernetes;
  • Exposure to NoSQL;
  • Be a dog owner.