Senior Backend Engineer (PHP) - Professional Services



Software Engineering, Sales & Business Development
Copenhagen, Denmark
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Monta is the operating platform powering the EV ecosystem serving drivers, companies, cities, and the electricity grid with one integrated software solution.

At our core, we make EV charging simple, accessible, and reliable. Our software enables a consistent charging experience across all charge point brands and we empower charge point owners with a full-fledged solution to attract users and seamlessly manage usage, pricing, availability, and transactions.

We’ve closed a huge Series B round! 80M EUR and soaring! Our journey so far? An expansion across various markets, prestigious #ISO27001 and B-Corp certifications, and proactive tech revolutionizing the EV charging experience. Not to mention, our growth has skyrocketed 6X since the last round, nearing 1 million monthly charging sessions, and 1,000 #EV drivers joining us daily! Monta will use the EUR 80M funding to double down on its successful software-only strategy by strengthening investments in all markets and improving and expanding its product to new sectors ready to embark on an electrified future.

We are on the lookout for a talented Backend Engineer to join our Professional Services team, a key component of our Partner Services division. In this role, you'll be instrumental in building custom solutions for our Enterprise Partners, including custom features, integrations, and consultations to enhance their experience with our platform. You'll have the opportunity to work on expanding our platform's capabilities through APIs and SDKs, allowing for collaborations with external companies for custom integrations.

About the team

You'll join a growing team within Partner Services, planned to expand to 7-10 members in Professional Services and 4-5 members in the Partner API team by the end of this year. Reporting to our Engineering Manager, Simon Kaae, and our Product Director for Partner Services, Simon Ejsing, you'll be part of a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and delivering best-in-class services to our partners.

(Some of) the things you will be working on

  • Custom Solutions Development: Build and implement custom features and integrations within our platform to meet the unique needs of our enterprise partners.
  • API and SDK Expansion: Explore and develop strategies to open up our platform through APIs and SDKs for external collaborations.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with various teams within Monta, including our Partner API team and other Backend For Frontend projects, to deliver comprehensive solutions.
  • Legacy System Integration: Engage with our monolith (PHP) to implement required functionalities, bridging the gap between new developments and existing infrastructure.

Must-Have skills

  • Excellent communication, feedback, and collaboration abilities.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience.
  • Experience with PHP / Laravel.

Nice-to-Have skills

  • A proactive approach to engaging with partners and potential customers to understand and fulfill their integration needs.
  • Proficiency in Java and Spring/Springboot, with a preference for Kotlin and Micronaut (or Ktor) expertise.
  • A strong background in building RESTful APIs.
  • Familiarity with Open API 3.x.
  • Knowledge of Kafka and event-driven architectures.


  • Our Engineering team has a Friday Tech Innovation day, a booked slot where they can spend it on implementing their technical skills.
  • 3 annual company-wide events (including 3 day Summit) plus team events - both in-person and virtually
  • Flexible Work From Home policy
  • Warrant program - share Monta’s success!
  • Vacation days are 30 days (5 weeks + 5 top up days!)
  • Educational budget + time off for personal/professional development
  • Shared company car + electric bikes in our bigger offices
  • Stay fit with a subsidized gym membership
  • Free snacks & beverages at the offices
  • Subsidized plant-based lunch
  • Pension + Health Insurance
  • Paid parental leave

The salary for this role starts at 45.000 DKK gross/month + 5% pension, depending on level of experience, and it is a hybrid role located in Denmark, Copenhagen.

If this sounds like you, we’re looking forward to seeing your application!

Please send your resume in English.

This role demands proficient English language skills for professional verbal and written communication. As Monta is a globally active company, the effective performance of duties in this position necessitates frequent and regular interactions with colleagues and partners around the world, predominantly in English.

Monta does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters or recruitment agencies. Unsolicited resumes sent to Monta or to our employees are considered to be the property of Monta, and we will not agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee in the absence of a signed agreement.