PHP Backend Developer


The Defence24 Media Group, the owner of opinion-forming websites, regularly visited by 12 million users (135 million page views per year), the organizer of the largest industry conferences in Central and Eastern Europe, due to its dynamic development, is looking for people interested in joining our team and taking up a job in the position:

PHP Backend Developer

Technologies we use

  • WordPress, Framework LARAVEL, PHP, JAVASCRIPT, MySQL, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, AJAX, (Git)

Your responsibilities

  • Engaging one-on-one with your team members, understanding their unique needs, technical specialties, aspirations, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaborating with the in/out-house teams to set the technical priorities, processes, and direction for the development of 5 internet information services.

Are you a good fit?

  • Apply now learn about our philosophy, culture and all the benefits Defence24 Media Group provides.

What the position involves?

  • Helping your team stay unblocked and on target.
  • Architecting projects by guiding technical strategy, development, and deployment, ensuring the delivery of outstanding digital experiences.
  • You will work in a friendly environment that favors the exchange of knowledge. You will have the freedom to speak loud about your ideas.
  • You will have spare time you can spend on training and certifications.

You should work with us if you...

  • You have lots of tools in your belt to get the job done and know what to use when.
  • You embrace the pragmatic solution, even if it isn't glitzy.
  • You take simplicity and elegance over technical complexity any day.
  • You understand that getting to the best solution sin't always fast or easy.
  • You believe in the power of collaborative teamwork and information sharing.
  • You think that taking incremental steps is the productive path to the ultimate solution.
  • You like working with smart and creative people.
  • You like working with exciting media teams that do really important things, like helping the fighting Ukraine.
  • You want to be part of a close-knit company that is growing in the right ways.

Our requirements

  • 3+ years of overall programming experience
  • 1+ years of experience in frontend
  • 1+ years of experience in backend with JavaScript
  • Very good knowledge of WordPress
  • Very good knowledge of Framework LARAVEL
  • Very good knowledge of PHP, HTML5, CSS3, MySQL, AJAX, jQuery
  • The ability to build and develop websites based on WordPress
  • The ability to modify the functionality of themes and plugins
  • The ability to integrate WordPress with external API and XML
  • Ability to create new plugins
  • Experience in all of the above areas
  • Working knowledge of the Git version control system
  • Ability to create and edit meta boxes, custom post types
  • Cloud knowledge with hands-on experience – good to have
  • Solid coding practices including good design documentation, unit testing, peer code reviews
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science – good to have
  • Interest into technology and architecture
  • Communicative knowledge of the Polish language


  • The ability to integrate WordPress with external API and XML
  • Experience in integrating CMS systems with the CRM HubSpot platform

This is how we organize our work

  • This is how we work - in house and in the office, your choice!

Who we are

The Defence24 Group, is one of the opinion-forming leaders in Central and Eastern Europe in defence, security, and energy policy matters. The Defence24 Group is made up of a group of eminent experts in the field of security, defence, cybersecurity, internal security, information, energy, and space, who regularly publish on websites belonging to the Defence24 Group: , , , ,,

What we do

The Defence24 Group is a media group of highly skilled defence professionals journalist, who are passionate about delivering the ultimate media content  experience. We constantly build our core competencies which are integrated into our regular business practice: we are true defence experts. Thanks to our work and continuous improvement attitude, we turn our passion into a real media business.

Join us!

  • Please send your CV and code example (e.g. in Git) to: [email protected]
  • Please enter in the subject of the email: "PHP Backend Developer"

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