We're making tax easy with some clever code. Up for the challenge?
What is TaxTim?
TaxTim is a friendly, all-digital tax man. Made in the image of our co-founder and CFO Marc, TaxTim contains the brain of a qualified tax practitioner (without the bad accounting puns) and helps people to do their own tax returns quickly, easily and with confidence. TaxTim started in 2011 with seed funding from Google.
Cool projects in 2017:
Automating our deployment process on AWS
Big data analytics, clustering and data mining
Connecting to Facebook's Messenger API
Migrating our codebase to Symfony
Core job functions:
Research, plan, design and code new functionality utilizing PHP/MySQL, with HTML/CSS and JS
Track, split test, improve and upgrade existing functionality
Assist with legacy code migration toward Symfony
Utilize OOP whilst also implementing principles such as SOLID, DRY and KISS
Build custom integrations and corporate APIs for data import/export
Debug, monitor, patch and implement best practices for system stability
Work closely with our CTO Evan (aka BoyofTheFuture) and John (aka Odin)
Min 3 years working experience with PHP and MySQL
Good familiarity with OOP PHP and MVC
Experience with PHP frameworks (Symfony preferable). AWS, Ionic, responsive CSS is a plus
Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Linux, Git
A creative problem solver, that's willing to explore, with a collaborative, open source type mindset
Perks of the job:
Flexy time, work when you want. Fridays we work from home.
Create miracles that people love you for by making tax easy
Flat company structure - you own projects and schedule your own time
Rock up in shorts, slops and slouch on our couch
Work in beautiful Cape Town next to a brand new coffee machine
Small team = great start-up experience
Keen? Please submit your CV and tell us about some of your past projects on .
We're excited to meet you!