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Backend Developer - PHP, Go

Brno, Jihomoravský kraj, CzechiaDevelopment

Job description

Join Whalebone, a Brno-based cybersecurity company, and be part of a significant and exciting mission. We're dedicated to safeguarding one billion people from cyber threats without any hassle.

In the role of PHP(+Go) Developer, you'll be part of an ambitious project with a crucial role in society. As our CTO, Robert Šefr, states, "Cybersecurity is a human right, not a privilege."

This is not just another job opportunity; this is your chance to make a real impact. 

Seize the moment – apply now!

🔍What will you do?

  • Working on new features of our microservices BE portfolio

  • Creating/extending microservices communicating with each other using APIs (REST, gRPC) and using modern technologies for data storage (Elasticsearch, Clickhouse), messaging (Kafka, NATS), running in cloud environment (K8s, Docker)

  • Creating small pieces to build a complex environment, but keeping things simple

Job requirements

  • At least 3 years of experience in PHP

  • Knowledge of microservices design and communication

  • Experience in Go is a strong advantage

  • Willingness to learn and work with Golang is a must

  • Experience in other languages like C, Java will be very appreciated (not required)

  • Spoken English


  • We leverage microservices heavily from day one of Whalebone, there is no legacy system. We containerize everything and orchestrate it through Kubernetes.

  • We avoid cloud vendor lock-in and minimize the usage of any cloud provider-specific services. Our backend can be moved to any managed Kubernetes provider instantly.

  • Backend is mostly based on Golang, PHP and Java microservices.

  • The frontend team's main choice is Vue.js

  • Threat Intelligence with their data analysis and machine learning use cases mainly rely on Python.

  • And our modules in the DNS resolver itself, as it is a high-performance component, are written in pure C.

  • For various use cases of data analysis, we rely mainly on Elasticsearch and Clickhouse, for stream processing Logstash and Kafka and to understand that everything is working fine we observe Grafana dashboards providing us insight into the Prometheus stored metrics.

🚀 Why will you like to work with us:

  • Meaningful job - protecting everyday people against malware and hackers all around the globe.

  • Rewarding financial package, including the possibility to choose ESOP as a benefit and a motivating flexible part of the remuneration reflecting long term results.

  • Flexible working hours and possibility of HO

  • Equipment of choice - use the budget and chose what is best for you

  • Terrace - beautiful view and available for private parties

  • Regular events & teambuildings - grill, enjoy pub quiz or have a breakfast with us

  • You will be supported to learn, grow and gain new experiences with us!

  • Your opinion will matter to us - discuss your ideas and feedback directly with the CEO or CTO if you feel like they should hear them.

🐋 About us

We create zero disruption cybersecurity products for telcos, ISPs, and corporations, protecting millions of internet users from malware, phishing, ransomware, and more. Whalebone already serves 300+ customers worldwide, including A1 Austria, O2 Czechia, and Telekom Slovenia. Our diverse team of 80 members is committed to this vital cause.

🌍 Wanna know more?

Contact our HR Eva who will connect you directly to the hiring manager at or via LinkedIn.

  • Read about us:

📖 Čistíme internet jako velryba vodu od planktonu, říká ředitel brněnské firmy

📖 Lídr z Česka. Projekt DNS4EU, který rozjíždí Evropská komise, vede brněnská firma Whalebone

📖 Investoři věří, že v Brně roste firma na úrovni Avastu. Whalebone na internetu chrání miliony lidí

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