Senior PHP Engineer (Full stack)

Amsterdam, Netherlands

albelli and Photobox Group have merged to create a leading player in the online European Photo Product and Gifting market. Together we now serve a pan-European customer base of over 7 million customers, supported by our 1,150 colleagues across the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Germany, Norway and Sweden. We are focussed on inspiring our customers to easily make beautiful photo products and bring their special moments to life.

At albelli / Photobox group we help our customers turning their photo collections into beautiful, personalized photo gifts such as Photo Books, Posters, Canvases, Calendars, Cards and more, making memories real and gifting personal. We do this through creation experiences that makes it incredibly easy for customers to make products exactly to their taste and brighten the lives of millions of people.


Looking for a challenging position as a Full stack engineer in the center of Amsterdam? Want to join an enthusiastic, high performing team to develop innovative software for a fast-growing international company?
The Storefront team is looking for a Full stack engineer! Together we’ll build and maintain our websites and (micro-) services across the European market and we can’t wait to see the skills you’ll add to our team.

About you:

  • You are a PHP hero with solid professional experience.
  • On the client side you are experienced in JavaScript, ES6 and beyond, HTML5 and CSS3/SASS. You have experience in automated testing and cloud engineering.
  • You can design, build, operate and scale Microservices and web applications
  • You are looking to grow in your craft by picking up new technologies when the opportunity presents itself
  • You care about getting the job done: from alignment with stakeholders, technical design, the code, build pipeline to the infrastructure
  • You are a proactive and pragmatic person that thinks in solutions. You are comfortable with the freedom to propose solutions and research new technologies
  • Caring for your team and having fun in your job is of high priority to you. You enjoy working with other developers and non-techies to create great products
  • You are passionate about Mario Kart, we take this very seriously

Bonus points for experience / affinity with:

  • NodeJS
  • Containerized solutions with Docker
  • Test-Driven and Behavior-Driven Development
  • Relational Databases and ORMs
  • DynamoDB or other NoSQL Storage
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Agile methodologies
  • Modern JavaScript frameworks like React, Next.js etc.
  • CI/CD
  • TypeScript
  • Serverless

A day in the life…
In the morning you will join the team’s standup session where you give an update on your work. Your colleague is working on a particularly challenging task and asks for your input, so you will join forces and help them out. After this you work on your current ticket, adding a new functionality by writing clean and clear code. When you are done you open a Pull Request and ask for your peers to review your work. In the meantime, you join a meeting with the product owner and internal stakeholders to gather requirements on an upcoming project. You check your PR: it is approved! You deploy your code and move on to the next challenge.

We look forward to hearing from you, please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions!


  • No support for IE11
  • A fast-growing e-commerce environment
  • An international company hosting over 50 nationalities
  • Competitive compensation, relocation support, and lots of benefits (such as a discounted gym membership)
  • Budget for personal growth and development, including external training, courses, and conferences
  • 26 days of annual leave with a healthy work-life balance
  • A flexible hybrid work set up with a minimum of 2 days per month in the office and everything you need for a proper work from home setup
  • An informal, fun, proactive, and inclusive culture with a social atmosphere (Friday drinks, parties, sports, etc.) 
  • A central location in one of Europe’s most vibrant cities, Amsterdam!

We are working in a hybrid environment and this role is based in our Amsterdam office, located in the centre of city next to Central Station with stunning views of the harbour, and the numerous canals running through the old city. The office is spread over five floors, with ample amenities and easy walking distance to nearby shops, cafes, and restaurants. The team here is made up of more than 50 nationalities, who work across all areas of the business with a focus on analytics, marketing, HR, and technology

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