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Senior Full Stack PHP Engineer

  • Athens
  • Thessaloniki
+1 more
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Job description

Better Collective is seeking a Senior Full Stack Engineer with experience in PHP based projects like Wordpress and fluent in working with sql databases (querying and optimising them) to join our team in Thessaloniki. You will be working on high traffic sports media websites, maintaining them, developing new features, as well as troubleshooting and fixing issues that arise. The person who will join will be a key contributor to new tech initiatives such as platform migrations and performance optimizations.


  • Work on custom theme Wordpress sites

  • Collaborate with other developers and stakeholders, to understand requirements and craft optimal solutions

  • Convert design mockups to fully functional end to end features

  • Identify and troubleshoot issues, perform debugging, and ensure the overall quality & performance on both the frontend and backend of the websites

  • Design and optimise database structures to ensure efficient data retrieval

  • Implement frontend best practices for SEO and performance, aligning with Core Web Vitals standards to deliver exceptional user experiences

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in web development, evaluate & propose relevant integration solutions


  • Competitive salary reviewed upwards regularly based on performance

  • Private health and Life insurance

  • Fully paid sick days

  • Prepaid Edenred restaurant card every month

  • Office snacks, lots of coffee

  • Team building activities

  • Extra paid time off

  • Training courses (internal, udemy and more)

  • Opportunity for career growth and advancement

  • Collaborative work environment

Job requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.

  • Extensive experience in PHP development, including hands-on expertise with WordPress or other php framework development and customization.

  • Strong command over SQL and database management, including performance optimization and data migration.

  • Great understanding of core frontend technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and a keen eye for SEO and Core Web Vitals optimization.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.

  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills & ability to adapt to changing project requirements.

  • Enthusiasm for working with new technologies and a strong eagerness to learn

Ideal if

  • Experience working on high-traffic websites or applications, especially in the sports media / community domain

  • Proven experience in successfully leading or contributing to platform migration projects

  • In-depth proficiency in WordPress, and frontend-to-backend integration

  • Expertise in front-end performance optimization techniques and a deep understanding of SEO best practices in web development.

  • Experience with cloud platforms like AWS for deploying and scaling web applications

  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to work across diverse teams

  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability, adapting to evolving project needs

  • Enthusiasm for staying current with emerging web development trends and technologies.

  • Athens, Greece
  • Thessaloniki, Greece
+1 more


  • Athens, Greece
  • Thessaloniki, Greece
+1 more

Why join Better Collective?

At Better Collective, we pride ourselves on fostering a workplace where talent thrives and collaboration flourishes. We are committed to nurturing a learning environment where your growth is a priority. Imagine working alongside a dream team of talented individuals who not only bring their skills to the table but also complement each other. You’ll have ample opportunities to learn on the job from talented colleagues eager to share their knowledge, taking on responsibilities that challenge and inspire you.

Guided by our core values of respect, integrity, ambition, and collaboration, we strive to maintain an inclusive and safe space for all employees. Our culture is built on support and camaraderie. Here, you’ll find caring colleagues who unite over shared passions and ambitions, creating a supportive environment where everyone can succeed together. We believe in having fun while achieving great things, ensuring that work is both enjoyable and rewarding.

About Better Collective

We are a global sports media group headquartered in Copenhagen, thriving in a vibrant international environment with more than 1,800 talented professionals working in offices across four continents and representing over 30 nationalities. Our dedicated employees drive our ambition to conquer the sports media world and become the leading digital sports media group. We are home to renowned international and national sports media brands such as HLTV, Futbin, Action Network, VegasInsider, Bolavip, SvenskaFans, Tipsbladet, Betarades, and more. Our mission is to excite sports fans through engaging content and foster passionate communities worldwide.

For those who love sports, Better Collective offers the opportunity to work on something you are passionate about, making work both purposeful and enjoyable. Even for those not into sports, the strong sense of sportsmanship woven into our organization and core values creates a collaborative and fun environment.

Better Collective is dual-listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (BETCO) and Nasdaq Copenhagen (BETCO DKK). 

We are an equal opportunity employer

We strongly believe diversity gives us the edge and we are committed to creating a safe working environment where employees can thrive. By embracing our diverse perspectives and experiences, our teams collaborate to innovate and deliver superior sports content and products. We hire for cultural growth and welcome everyone, regardless of background,  ethnicity, age, religious and political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and other characteristics.