PHP Software Developer

People in Need

Position: PHP Software Developer

Duty location: Remote, with the possibility to work from Prague office

Starting date: ASAP

Contract length: one year with the possibility of extension

Line Manager: Tech Lead

About People in Need:

People in Need is one of the largest non-profit organizations in Central and Eastern Europe active in humanitarian and development aid, human rights and social inclusion. In 2022, more than 2000 employees worked in our Humanitarian and Development Aid Section in 25 countries (Asia, Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe).

General Post Description:

PIN is looking for a remote skilled PHP Software Developer to work on web applications that serve the needs of humanitarian work. Your responsibility will be to design, build and maintain the applications. You will closely collaborate with the product manager, tech lead, support specialist, another software developer and a QA.


  • Design data structures, algorithms, and overall system architecture.
  • Write high-quality, efficient, and maintainable code.
  • Create documentation for code, APIs, and other technical aspects.
  • Deploy applications to different environments (development, testing, production).
  • Provide ongoing technical support and maintenance for deployed applications.
  • Implement software, locally in the field as needed.
  • Participate in relevant Scrum ceremonies.
  • Work closely with project / product team members (tech lead, designers, testers, project / product managers) to ensure seamless project development.

Skills & Requirements:

  • At least 3+ years of experience as a PHP Developer or similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks (Symfony is a plus).
  • Proficiency in front-end technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript).
  • Experience working with databases (SQL and NoSQL) and writing SQL queries.
  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git).
  • Experience setting up and maintaining hosting infrastructure (AWS)
  • Experience setting up CI/CD is an advantage
  • Experience designing microservices is an advantage
  • Understanding of web services (REST, SOAP) and APIs.
  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming (OOP) concepts.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Full working proficiency in English.

PIN Offers:

  • 25 days of paid leave annually; 3 sick days
  • Laptop for work (also for personal use)
  • PIN covers costs related to travelling abroad such as flights, accommodation, medical check-ups, vaccinations, travel insurance etc.
  • Reimbursement of costs of visas and vaccinations; assistance with visa application procedure;
  • Free medical helpdesk and psychological consultation available online; travel health insurance;
  • Relatively flexible working hours
  • Access to internal e-learning and webinars
  • Language courses
  • International online induction for all the new staff (HQ + country programmes of RDD)
  • Diverse work with an international dimension that makes sense and has visible results
  • Work with inspiring people, in a pleasant environment of the largest Czech non-profit organization in the center of Prague
  • An open and informal organizational culture without a dress code, where we all relate
  • Opportunity to participate in interesting events that we organize
  • Extensive Capacity Building program – internal and external – Induction training, internal e-learnings, Knowledge and Learning Department onboarding, eventual HEAT Training, Humentum trainings ( ), PuntoSud trainings (
  • Personal and professional development

How to apply

Are you interested in this position? Great. Send us your CV and short cover letter via our application form.

Please note only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on rolling basis and the vacancy will be closed when filled.

People in Need is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct and committed to promoting the welfare of children and adults with whom People in Need involves. People in Need expects all staff to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need code of conduct and key policies (available at: People in Need Staff will undertake the appropriate level of training.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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