Senior Backend Engineer (PHP)

Location: Latvia (remote)

KASKO is a London based tech startup with an engineering team based in Riga. Our platform is aiming to completely change the way the insurance industry operates and sells, by connecting insurance carriers with the ecosystem economy and making insurance more accessible and cheaper to consumers.

Our Riga-based engineering team currently consists of around 15 members of various backgrounds and specialties starting from graduates to experienced engineers and consultants from big companies. We are looking for a talented and passionate engineer to join our team.

We are always keen to hear from capable, creative engineers who want to help us accomplish KASKO mission 🚀

What You’ll Do

  • Work as part of our Platform team to iterate on new internal tooling and platform feature design, implementation, delivery, and maintenance

  • Develop effective, maintainable code and help others do the same by conducting code reviews and mentorship for junior team members

  • Help identify areas of improvements in the codebase and contribute to improving developer experience and code quality by establishing new development techniques and coding standards

  • Solve technical problems of high scope and complexity

Technologies you will get to use and learn

  • PHP 8.1, Laravel, Symfony, Doctrine, and a multitude of other open-source projects

  • Domain Driven Design and microservice architecture to build our RESTful APIs

  • GitHub, CircleCI, PHPUnit, PHPStan, and a range of other quality assurance tools

  • MySQL, AWS S3, Redis, Elasticsearch for data storage

  • AWS, Docker, Terraform for our infrastructure

  • Prometheus, Grafana, and Kibana for our observability stack


  • A monthly salary of € 4500 – 6000, before tax

  • Stock options so you own part of KASKO

  • Unlimited holiday, health insurance, and paid sick leave for your well being

  • Flexible working hours and remote working capabilities

  • Career development through mentorship and knowledge sharing

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