Chefs Plate is hiring a

Junior Backend Developer (PHP)

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 Junior Backend Developer position has the opportunity to work alongside and learn from our senior and intermediate developers whilst contributing directly to initiatives for our core services as a member of the backend team. This position reports to the Backend Team Lead and has the potential to lead to significant career growth.

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

  • Working with senior developers to develop scalable and performant systems
  • Designing and implementing new features and enhancements to our backend suite of applications and frameworks
  • Conducting code reviews with other members of the Technology team
  • 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
  • Researching and developing proof of concept applications with emerging technologies
  • 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!