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Team Lead Backend PHP

Relocation to Hamburg, Germany

For this exciting position, we are looking for someone who loves to share his coding skills and experience in order to lead, guide and develop one of web application development teams in headquarter in Hamburg, Germany.

We are seeking people who are looking for a challenge and are fascinated in seeing immediate results from their work. If you also bring the following characteristics to the table, we´d love to meet you: 

Your DNA and what we expect from you

  • Proven leadership and mentoring ability as well as team-oriented thinking (minimum 2 years)
  • Computer science degree or equivalent qualifications
  • Multi-year experience in backend focused the development of PHP 7.* / MySQL-based medium or large web applications
  • Good knowledge of OOP, MVC architectures, SOLID principles, and other clean coding standards
  • Good understanding of MySQL (MySQL 5+) including database design and performance
  • Knowledge of Unit Testing and Continuous Integration
  • Responsibility, motivation, and team spirit is part of your DNA
  • You have a drive to always deliver the best quality and don´t do tasks just according to the minimum requirements
  • You know how to do proper documentation of code
  • You are a planner and keep your TO-DOs structured and well-organized
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills in English to communicate with your team and co-workers
  • Strive to push the boundaries of technology solutions with experimentation, prototyping, creative thinking, and technology ecosystem engagement
  • Constant readiness to expand your horizon
  • English – at least B2

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Zend Framework 2/3, Zend Expressive
  • Experience working with and developing RESTFul APIs
  • Experience with Redis
  • Experience with RabbitMQ
  • Experience with big data technologies
  • DevOps Skills
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience working with Jira and Slack

Job Description

  • Lead, guide, mentor and develop one of our web development teams
  • Exciting and varied PHP web projects in a range of areas (new feature development, online payment, mobile commerce, search technologies, crawling, business intelligence, online marketing, analysis of new technologies, refactoring, etc.)
  • Responsibility for the development, maintenance, and support of web sites and applications through our entire software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Planning, effort estimations, and monitoring of development tasks
  • Work with agile processes, that are adapted to the team’s and project’s needs
  • Work and communicate closely with our product management teams and co-workers
  • Identify and fix performance and maintenance problems, on-going improvement of our backend infrastructure
  • Identify and eliminate bottlenecks, identify and implement new technologies and strategies for scaling purposes
  • Code reviews to ensure the quality of our software
  • Stay current with new web development technologies and best practices and share them with the team
  • Be part of a great team with an exceptional work environment, lots of space for your own ideas and creations and a flat organization which promotes increased involvement

What we offer

  • Our on-boarding process will help you quickly become part of our organization
  • Attractive salary aligned with your skills and experience
  • Flexible working hours
  • Support for further education – access to books, mentoring, code reviews, courses, and training
  • Cool corporate events such as our yearly sailing week in Croatia
  • You will be part of and actively drive our exciting growth story around the globe
  • A great international team of young and motivated people
  • The chance to be an innovator
  • A learning-oriented company culture

Contacts

For additional information about this vacancy, please contact:

+38 (097) 155-25-22

Skype: psr-anna25

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