Senior PHP/Symfony Developer (d/m/w/) Published: August 17, 2019
Berlin, Germany
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Wir von sind ein junges Start-up aus Berlin: Mit unserer YAS App motivieren wir mit moderner Technologie zu einem gesunden, aktiven Lifestyle. Unser Ziel: Gesundheitsprävention soll Spaß machen! Spielerisch und mit einer Portion Witz machen wir das Thema neuen Zielgruppen zugänglich.


As a (senior) PHP/Symfony Developer you will lead the implementation of new features in a state-of-the-art development team and process. We make use of state-of-the-art technologies and architectures where it makes sense for the business. Our backend is built for stability and maintenance. You will work closely with other PHP/Symfony Developers of different levels, coach junior coworkers and make wide-ranging architectural decisions.

In this position you will apply the following technologies and practices

  • AWS-based server technology (EC2, RDS, EKS)
  • PHP Symfony
  • Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Strict Development Process for a Distributed Team

Your typical day as senior PHP/Symfony Developer might include the following

  • Develop new back-end services and APIs for our apps
  • Enhance data models, APIs and code to enable a multi-tenant setup
  • Align with iOS and Android developers to smoothly integrate your APIs into our apps
  • Make complex technological decisions with the whole team
  • Refactor legacy code to make the backend scalable, faster, and more maintainable
  • Review code of your fellow coworkers

You will be an integral part of these challenging upcoming projects

  • We are changing our backend to a microservices architecture
  • We are launching new feature sets that require backend functionalities, e.g. Health Manager
  • The backend deployment process is being standardized and automated across tenants



  • Experience with OOP Language PHP, Git, Symfony Framework, relational databases (SQL)
  • Familiarity with any of these is a plus: multi-tenant applications, Unit/Functional/Acceptance Testing, Kubernetes,  Docker, AWS, Continuous Integration, Microservices, RESTful Web Services, OOP Principles [SOLID, DRY, KISS, Design Patterns], TDD, Contributions to open source projects
  • Passion for high quality code and efficient development processes, analytic thinking
  • Knowledge in agile development methods, especially SCRUM and Jira project management
  • High motivation, reliability and independent work style
  • Your work as a teamplayer and you are willing to improve your own skills
  • Very good English skills. German language skills are a plus
  • Familiarity with the eHealth industry and fitness and sports



  • This is a permanent position within our IT team in Berlin and with competitive pay rates.
  • We offer you the unique opportunity of shaping, building and developing a digital health startup in its growth phase and to achieve operational excellence.
  • We are a company with a purpose: you have an impact on our users wellbeing, by building a product which helps them to stay active and healthy.
  • A healthy and open minded culture. We get sporty twice a week: practicing Yoga on our roof terrace and joining our running group is a great way to show how active you can be.
  • You will work closely with our CTO and develop your skills in AWS-based server technologies, PHP Symfony and service-oriented architecture.
  • Challenges and room for personal and professional development in a flat hierarchy.
  • Being part of an awesome international team in Berlin-Mitte. At this moment we embrace 10 different nationalities!



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