Thousands of clients in over 50 countries worldwide depend on Paperturn to provide them with the online flipbook platform they know and love. In the last 5 years, Paperturn has grown exponentially, receiving its first Børsen Gazelle award in 2020, a second Gazelle in 2021, as well as Technology Denmark’s Workplace Diversity Award for most multicultural places to work in Odense. We were also the first flipbook provider in the world to offer digital documents for people with disabilities. We are a progressive company, and we’re growíng!

We are now looking for a seasoned backend engineer to build and manage our backend infrastructure in PHP and Lumen (Laravel). Our new developer should be able to effortlessly manage a large, complex system and will be the champion of suggesting and developing better ways of doing things from an architecture standpoint. Clean and structured code is a must! Our new team member will coordinate with the rest of the development team working on various levels of the infrastructure.

Main Responsibilities

  • Design and construction of our REST API
  • Design and deployment of our database systems
  • Ensuring the entire stack is designed and built for speed and scalability
  • Design and implementation of continuous integration and deployment

Required Skills:

  • PHP with at least three years of full-time experience
  • Laravel / Lumen with at least two years of experience with the framework
  • MySQL / MariaDB Database design and management, including being up on the latest practices and associated versions
  • Payment Gateways (Braintree / Stripe)
  • External APIs of different external services like AWS (S3, Cloudfront, Lambda), Mailchimp, Sendgrid etc.
  • Server deployment Server management and deployment for the relevant environment
  • Unit testing Experience implementing testing platforms and unit tests
  • GIT
  • Documenting Ability to write clean and well documented code

Nice to have (Optional):

  • NodeJS
  • DynamoDB
  • Ubuntu
  • Docker
  • Frontend Javascript and ReactJS

Company Culture

We’re small, but big. We’re intrapreneurs. We work in English. We all have our “eyes on the prize”. We’re “do-ers”. We all strive for greatness. We respect each other. We laugh a lot and are competitive in our daily foosball matches. We’re the Paperturn family. Come, join us.

Working Hours, Location and Salary

We are a company based in Denmark. If you're working remotely, to maintain teamwork, you need to be available during our working hours, which are between 9 - 17:00 Monday to Friday.

Diversity at Paperturn

Equality and diversity are core values at Paperturn and are more than just words to us. Inside our walls, we strive to create a workplace where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. Our hiring & lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people, regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We are #ThePaperturnFamily.

How to Apply

Apply with a tailored CV and motivated cover letter to Lars Reffstrup, Technical Manager at

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