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Backend Developer PHP

  • Netherlands

Job description

Ready to make your mark in the world of digital health? We have a great opportunity for someone joining us as backend developer PHP. Our mission is to create space for care. Are you passionate about improving healthcare globally? And do want to enjoy a perfect balance between work and your personal life? Join Luscii, a remote-first organisation, as a Backend Developer PHP.

Your role

As a Backend Developer PHP at Luscii, you will build our world-class healthcare application. Your focus will be on developing scalable APIs, databases, and data processing infrastructure for our platform. Interested in other roles? Because of our holacracy principles, you have the freedom and control to explore other roles and contribute to Luscii's success. Holacracy equals fostering initiatives, taking responsibilities, and is interwoven into our culture.

So, what are you going to do? Amongst a lot of other things:

  • Implementing features from the backlog
  • Splitting requirements in actionable tasks
  • Improving the code base
  • Creating automated tests
  • Triaging and fixing errors on acceptance and production
  • Maintaining and improving performance

Why Luscii

Luscii is the digital healthcare platform where innovative healthcare providers remotely guide their patients. So if you care about healthcare, this is the place to be. 

A 4-day workweek, flexibility to organise your workweek efficiently, and contributing to healthcare improvement globally—what more could you ask for? Are you looking for an organisation where you can plan your workation? No problem! 

Because we implemented holacracy we have no hierarchy within Luscii, so you have direct influence and impact on what we are all striving to achieve.

Most important benefits

  • Salary based on knowledge and experience ranging between €4300-6000 gross per month
  • We are (all) working entirely remotely and this will be the case in the future as well;
  • Driven and passionate colleagues; a unique culture based on grow to last, freedom sparks energy, and courage for integrity;
  • We're a Holacracy organisation; responsibility, freedom and autonomy;
  • Monthly company activities organised by our culture creators;
  • Possibilities for visiting conferences or taking courses;
  • We have a monthly meeting every month called Assemblii, which takes place in the Netherlands. We invite (and expect) you to be able to attend this as much as possible during the year for the connection with your colleagues. This day, we work together and do something fun;
  • We have a 4-day workweek (meaning people get paid for 5 but work 4 days and are off each Friday);
  • You can organise your own flexible workspace if you want.

Job requirements

We aim to be the best at what we do, valuing development for our products and our people. Every day, striving for improvement. We don't need to motivate you to keep your knowledge up-to-date; you're likely already driven to continue developing yourself technically. We support this!

Before describing the wishlist for our ideal candidate, it's important to mention that at Luscii, it's all about teamwork. We're not looking for lone wolves but individuals who genuinely want to become part of a (international) team of around 50 colleagues, supporting each other whenever possible.

The ideal candidate…

… probably doesn't exist, but if you can tick most of the checkboxes below, please apply!

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a PHP developer
  • A bachelor degree
  • Knowledge/experience with Laravel framework is highly advantageous
  • Experience with RESTful APIs
  • Proficiency in navigating the AWS stack
  • You're familiar with Scrum, Kanban, and Git version control
  • Unit tests are part of your work, and you're familiar with test frameworks like PHPUnit
  • Experience with microservices
  • CI/CD 
  • English is our primary language

For now, we are looking for candidates who are already living and working in The Netherlands. Please only apply if you are already living and working in The Netherlands.

Interested? Apply now!
Would you like more information? Feel free to contact our recruiter Jorn Jansen via

For this role, we do not work with external agencies. However, if you know the perfect candidate, feel free to encourage them to apply directly.


Working at Luscii

  • Responsibility

  • Freedom

  • Autonomy