Backend Developer

LOCATION: Pune, India

About RB Group

Founded in 2010 by a British Airways Pilot and an Air Traffic Controller, RB was originally a hobby project, created to try and help airline crew access their flying schedules more efficiently. In 2012, their vision was brought to life through the creation of the RosterBuster app.

11 years later RB has become part of the CAE family as Crew Engagement Solutions. We run international offices in Europe and India. We are a dedicated and growing team of aviation and tech experts. We focus on bringing airlines and airline crew together through better communication and connectivity.

Company products

We offer products to both the B2B and B2C markets. Our airline enterprise product RB Connect is an expert web app that optimizes scheduling, communication, connectivity, and crew engagement that can be used in combination with our B2C Product RosterBuster.

Through our award-winning app RosterBuster, we enable users and to connect to their airline operations, communicate with crew and manage their busy lives with ease for better work-life balance. With over 300k users globally and over 500 airlines currently supported, we are committed to empowering aviation professionals with relevant and instant information right at their fingertips, when they need it. We also provide a digital pilot logbook for both profesional and private pilots that integrates with RosterBuster and airline scheduling systems.

Backend Developer PHP-Laravel-Lumen Job Description

For our verstile backend Team based in Pune, India, we are looking for an ace Backend Developer.

You are responsible for maintaining and expanding the business logic we have for processing and interpreting roster information. Airline crew uploads raw roster data into our service (pdf, excel, txt, html or webcal files). The code which we maintain per airline roster system is capable of parsing the relevant data from the raw roster data into our normalized models.

After extracting and parsing the data, we store these normalized models in the database. We use an advanced setup of PHP microservices that are deployed within docker containers on Amazon ECS.

Role and responsibilities

● Add support for new airline roster parsers.
● Maintain airline roster parsers and improve them.
● Testing airline roster parsers and ensure their quality.
● Resolve issues and process feedback that is reported by our customers.
● Improve our technical architecture, using the latest and greatest technologies and design patterns
● Work closely with the Project Owner and other Team members to ensure timely completion of deliverables.
● Develop and support new & existing features on the application of the assigned work.
● Participate in scrum ceremonies and update the progress of assigned tasks in agile development tools.


● Experience level 4 to 8 years
● PHP7 / Laravel or Lumen framework (Must)
● OO skills, including strong design pattern knowledge
● Storage and caching solutions such as MySQL and Redis
● Good grip on web technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, etc.
● Testing frameworks
● Knowledge about Git and Github
● Willingness to learn and adopt new technologies
● Willing to put additional efforts to complete challenging tasks
● Must have extensive knowledge of databases and SQL
● A love for clean and elegant code
● Independent and accurate
● Proficient in English as the role requires to work in close coordination with the team based in the Netherlands

What we offer

An independent full-time/part-time position with room for initiative and the opportunity to be part of the next RB success story.

You’ll be working in an environment that values hard work and happiness! Our company culture is characterized by openness, drive, and enthusiasm. We provide an attractive salary package, training opportunities, and professional development.

Curious who your co-workers will be? Check out our team page.