PHP Backend Engineer – Marketplace // GetYourGuide

November 10, 2017
Our Marketplace department is looking for a PHP Backend Engineer who cares and thinks as much about enabling a great end-to-end customer experiences as they do about technology. You will work as part of a cross-functional mission team with top-notch developers, designers, analysts and product managers. If you are interested in contributing to the success of a web platform that is used by millions of travellers around the world then keep on reading!

About GetYourGuide:

With 400 employees from 50 nationalities, GetYourGuide is on a mission to turn trips into amazing experiences, using our product and technology to change the way travelers find and book things to do and explore their destination. We connect these travelers to our vast catalog of amazing experiences through our online marketplace.

Marketplace Team Mission:

Marketplace owns the core customer desktop and mobile web platforms for GetYourGuide. We aim to deliver an amazing customer journey through great user interfaces in combination with rigorous A/B testing to craft an unbeatable e-commerce site and seamless booking experience for our users.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in a cross-functional mission team with engineers, designers and analysts
  • Help to enable your mission team to iterate fast and learn about our customers by designing, launching and iterating on A/B experiments
  • Continuously improve our code base, systems and processes
  • Design and develop efficient solutions that can continue to scale

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3+ years of software development experience
  • Highly proficient in backend PHP coding, best practices and libraries
  • Willingness and ability to touch JavaScript, CSS and HTML when needed
  • Experience with the architecture and deployment of complex systems
  • Ability to turn ideas into fast, reliable and maintainable code
  • Good understanding of SQL including complex queries and optimization
  • Positive, pro-active team player who is passionate about their craft
  • Customer-centric prioritization and data drive decision making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Nice to have:

  • Experience with A/B testing, hypothesis building and best practices
  • Prior experience working in the e-commerce space
  • Prior experience in start-up environments

We Offer:

  • Work on a product that helps create memorable travel experiences
  • Smart, engaged co-workers
  • Speak English in the office with people from over 50 nationalities
  • Virtual stock options – be part of our success story
  • Quarterly Hackathons and weekly tech talks
  • Annual external training budget – be constantly learning
  • Well stocked kitchen and our famous pizza & beer Friday’s
  • GetYourGuide vouchers and free German lessons
  • Relocation Assistance

Curious?

Do you have the skills for the job, enthusiasm about our vision and fit our culture? We are already looking forward to hearing from you! If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us via jobs@getyourguide.com.

In the meantime, you can check our blog to see what happens behind the scenes at inside.getyourguide.com and check out our Tech Radar at techradar.getyourguide.com for an insight into the stack we use to turn trips into amazing experiences!

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