Senior PHP/Symfony Developer (d/m/w/) Published: July 16, 2019
Berlin, Germany
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ÜBER UNS unterstützt Krankenkassen und Unternehmen mit digitalen Lösungen in der Gesundheitsprävention. Kern ist die YAS-App, die den B2B-Partnern als White Label-Lösung zur Verfügung gestellt wird. Die YAS-App motiviert die Nutzer mit verschiedenen Gamification-Elementen zu einem gesundheitsbewussten und aktiven Lebensstil. Mit Hilfe eines Fitness-Trackers oder einer Fitness-App können z.B. sportliche Erfolge mit der YAS-App synchronisiert und in attraktive Prämien verwandelt werden. Weitere Gesundheitsthemen sind in Vorbereitung. Damit positioniert sich im Lifestyle Bereich des Digital Health Marktes.

Unser Team verbindet ein lautes YAS zu einem aktiveren und gesünderen Lebensstil, zu dem wir auch unsere User täglich animieren. Deswegen suchen wir motivierte und talentierte Kollegen, die uns dabei unterstützen, unsere Vision voranzutreiben.

 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!

ARE YOU INTERESTED? Please send your application via our website:

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