Chefs Plate is hiring a

Backend Developer (Intern)

Toronto, Canada

About Us

Chef’s Plate is a Toronto startup that is redefining the way Canadians eat. We provide exceptional food direct to our customers online. Since launching late 2014 we have been experiencing hyper-growth and we're looking to bring amazing people, like you, together to build the leading online food brand in Canada.

The Opportunity

Chef's Plate isn't just a food company, we're using cutting-edge technology and innovation to deliver an exceptional customer experience and drive operational efficiency. Our technology team solves new and exciting problems every day and we're always on the hunt for passionate and talented individuals to join us.

The Backend Developer Intern is a temporary, paid internship position which may lead to full-time, permanent employment for the right candidate. You’ll have the opportunity to experience the excitement and challenges of delivering software in a fast-paced startup environment with a unique business model. The Backend Team Lead and other members of our backend team will be committed to your learning and growth as a developer whilst you directly contribute to the success of the business.

As a member of our growing technology team, you will be:

  • Working closely with other teams to facilitate day-to-day operations of the business through leveraging technological solutions
  • Focusing on code quality, development of unit tests, and validation of implemented features
  • Conducting code reviews with other members of the Technology team
  • Supporting other members of the technology team by contributing to projects and validating changes to core services
  • Fluency in PHP and experience working with databases
  • Experience building web applications using PHP frameworks
  • Experience developing RESTful and performant APIs
  • Understanding of document-based databases, such as MongoDB
  • Desire to work with open source frameworks and to contribute back to the community
  • Experience with ecommerce
  • A passion for food!