Our engineering teams architect, develop, and test our products. As a Backend Developer, your mission is to build scalable and fast backend software for our platform which serves millions of views monthly. At InterNations you will contribute to connecting global minds and making expat life a great experience.
As a member of an international, cross-functional Product Experience Team (PXT), you will architect, implement, and test new functionality and maintain existing functionality using PHP, Symfony 3, MariaDB, RabbitMQ, and Solr. Our PXTs organize themselves using SCRUM and you will work closely with your Product Manager and your team on the feasibility of concepts and upcoming changes. You will write automated tests, from unit to acceptance tests, to assure the quality and longevity of our products and a sustainable pace for future changes.
As part of the greater Engineering Department, you will lead and take part in cross-team initiatives: architectural changes, refactoring, and establishment of best practices.
What we are looking for:
  • experience in a language like PHP, Java, Scala, Python, or Ruby

  • experience with a modern web framework like Symfony, Zend Framework, Laravel, Rails, Spring, or Django

  • passion for working with big datasets in relational databases, search indexes, or key-value stores

  • an interest in distributed systems and scalability

  • an interest in automated testing, be it unit, functional and/or acceptance testing

  • a strong desire to learn engineering discipline and rigor

What we value:
  • developing our skills, teaching each other, and learning ways to build better software

  • user testing, experimentation, automated testing, and continuous integration to gain meaningful feedback for what we do

  • fostering collaboration

Technologies we use: PHP 7, Symfony 3, MariaDB, Solr, RabbitMQ, Redis, Memcached, Composer, Behat, PHPUnit, a tiny bit of Java
Sounds interesting? Then start the conversation by sending us your application today. Don’t forget to include your CV and a cover letter. Tell us about past projects you contributed to and are proud of. We also like to hear about what kind of work environment you thrive in and what technologies you find interesting right now.