Senior PHP Software Engineer

Global Fashion Group
Copac Square Building, 12 Tôn Đản, phường 13, District 4, Ho Chi Minh
2 days ago

Top 3 Reasons To Join Us

  • MacBook Pro is provided
  • Super fun, dynamic environment
  • 15 days annual leave

Job Description

Global Fashion Group (GFG) is the leading fashion and lifestyle retail destination in Asia Pacific, Latin America and CIS. We connect over 10,000 global, local and own brands to a market of more than one billion consumers through four established e-commerce platforms: THE ICONIC, ZALORA, dafiti and lamoda. Through an inspiring and seamless customer experience enabled by our own technology ecosystem and operational infrastructure, we are dedicated to being the #1 fashion and lifestyle destination in our markets. With 17 offices and 10 fulfilment centres across four continents, GFG proudly employs a dynamic and diverse team with deep local knowledge and expertise. In 2019, GFG delivered more than 34 million orders to over 13 million Active Customers.


We are experiencing exciting growth at GFG and looking to grow our teams!

We have an international team of around 50 people in Engineering based in Berlin, a team of 20 in Vietnam and 20 in Singapore. We work closely as well with the teams in the regions where we operate, in LATAM, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand and CIS countries.

We have an open company culture with over 20 different nationalities operating in a booming market working on interesting projects using modern tech-stack, efficient and lean workflows and we continuously develop our products using agile development practices.

The Seller Center team is developing and maintaining our in-house marketplace platform, which is already rolled out to all 17 countries where we operate. We are looking to build up our teams even further as the company is growing fast and bring onboard Senior Software Engineers with PHP expertise.

In this role as Senior Software Engineer you will support the team and ensure that our platform is able to grow exponentially and is ready for future challenges! 


  • You will work in a team developing our marketplace platform that serves over 10,000 fashion brands over the world
  • Contribute to the growth of the team by sharing your knowledge in software design and best practices
  • Proactively apply your analytical and critical thinking to our business problems, sharing your questions and points of view in our in depth grooming sessions
  • You will participate in the design and execution of fundamental architectural leaps in the core of our business
  • Investigate the latest technologies to improve site reliability, developer experience and raw performance


  • Experience as a PHP Software Engineer, ideally having worked previously with distributed teams
  • You have hands-on experience in building and deploying microservices ideally on Kubernetes
  • You have solid MySQL knowledge
  • You have worked closely with DevOps/SRE
  • You are a PHP expert, but have an eye on Java's development, too
  • You are a continuous learner and like to find new ways to do things
  • Good communication skills, spoken and written English
  • A hands-on, can-do attitude

Nice to have

  • AWS experience
  • Exposure to e-commerce environments

Our latest tech stack is here:

Your Skills and Experience

  • Very good level of English
  • Demonstrated experience with PHP and MySQL
  • You can switch from talking with Product Owners and back with fellow engineers with no effort
  • You believe in improving every piece of code that falls into your hands, by default
  • You have 4+ years of experience with high-traffic distributed systems and client-server architectures
  • You are a living TDD and can talk comfortably in terms of design patterns
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes and experience in a microservices environment is a plus
  • Experience with Java and/or Golang is a plus

Why You'll Love Working Here

  • Annual Leave: 15 days
  • 13th month salary
  • Annual bonus: up to 3 months based salary (depends on company performance)
  • Medical benefits: Social insurance, medical insurance & AON insurance
  • Macbook Pro is provided
  • Support for English class
  • Support Gym membership
  • Additionally, we offer a flat hierarchy, a fun and flexible work environment.
  • The unique opportunity to have a serious impact on a growing organisation;
  • A dynamic working environment shaping the face of fashion e-commerce in growth markets
  • Significant career growth opportunities in a fast-growing business, gain working exposure in the 20+ countries across the group
  • Work closely with a global talent pool with international mindset

Global Fashion Group (GFG) is the leading fashion and lifestyle destination in growth markets