Senior Software Engineer (South America)

Preferable Location: Bogota   |   Full Time

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with LAMP/LEMP stack and eCommerce experience to join our agile development team.

This is a full-time, remote-based position, working approximately 9 am to 5 pm Eastern Time, Monday-Friday.

About Hip eCommerce

Hip eCommerce, Inc. is a profitable, VC-backed startup, with an annualized GMV of $20 Million, which operates collectible-specific marketplaces: HipComic, HipStamp, and HipPostcard. With over 1,500 Sellers, 150,000 Members, 10 Million Listings, and, having just raised a $5 Million+ Series A round to expand our product and team, it’s an exciting time at Hip eCommerce!

Within the $200 Billion worldwide markets of collectibles, there are many unique categories. Hip eCommerce believes that by creating specific marketplaces, built from the ground up to understand how collectors browse, search and collect each type of collectible, we can deliver an exceptional customer experience for both buyers and sellers.

About the Team

We’re a team of 25+ passionate, talented, and experienced individuals working remotely around the world. Following our Series A round, we’re now hiring for up to 40 new positions over the next few months!


  • Be part of our Agile, DevOps focused, distributed team building cloud-native applications.

  • Use the latest cloud technologies to implement and maintain a secure, scalable, and reliable public cloud infrastructure.

  • Manage application releases to production and lower environment.

  • Maintain and improve Application Performance Metrics collection and cluster health monitoring.

  • Iteratively design, implement, and deliver software features for our existing and new codebases, and refactor existing code to higher quality standards using modern best practices.

  • Participate in microservice design and development with Docker and Kubernetes.

About You

  • 5+ years of PHP OOP development experience, designing and building large applications.

  • 3+ years of Symfony Framework (Zend/Laminas Framework is a plus).

  • E-commerce experience and Payment processor experience strongly desired.

  • Proficiency with containerization and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Experience with testing frameworks (e.g. PHPUnit, behat).

  • Full-stack and SPA experience (e.g. React, Vue, Angular) is a plus (We use Vue!).

  • Experience with Agile teams and DevOps culture is a plus.

  • Curiosity and ability to ramp up on new technologies quickly where appropriate.

  • Great communication skills, and a desire to collaborate across departments and with customers.

What You'll Get

  • Competitive salary.
  • Unlimited personal / vacation days.
  • Monthly healthcare allowance.
  • Monthly wellness allowance.
  • Monthly Internet allowance.
  • Monthly music allowance.

What's Next

  • If you're interested in joining the team at Hip eCommerce, please send a cover letter along with your resume telling us why you'd be right for the position. As we build our team, building our culture is extremely important to us, so write to us and tell us what you’re all about!

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