PHP Developer in High Traffic Startup // ocono

December 6, 2016

Ocono is a vibrant and progressive start-up in the middle of Europe´s Silicon Valley, Berlin. Our international team of technology enthusiasts are dedicated to bring the right apps to the right people. We operate a portfolio of Software and App portals across Europe and North America in ten languages and combining great editorial content with informative and well-founded app recommendations.


  • You will be responsible for developing our backend in a young and motivated team, building stable and elegant web applications for a new venture
  • You will build efficient and high scalable software using pure PHP and lightweight frameworks
  • You will work with real time analysis in a high traffic environment (> 2.5 million requests / hour)
  • Very agile, short cycle development with continuous integration
  • You will elaborate technical concepts, involving your ideas and visions into the product
  • You will do code reviews and support your colleagues in the daily business


  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Good skills in PHP (OOP) and knowledge of mvc concepts and one major framework (Symfony2, Zend, Yii, …)
  • Experience with Javascript and NoSQL Databases (MongoDB, Redis)
  • You use Git and you are familiar with some of the following: Linux Server, Ansible, Docker, AWS, Jenkins, New Relic, Go
  • Experience with high traffic and performance optimization would be a plus
  • Nice to have: German language and table soccer skills


  • Outstanding learning and development opportunities and very good career possibilities
  • We also support you in further education, e.g. conference visits
  • Flat hierarchies combined with short and direct communication paths
  • Great tasks and challenges in a performance oriented yet really nice environment
  • Table soccer, table tennis and a fridge full of Mate


  • 140+ employees in the company group, 40+ employees @ ocono
  • Founded & online since 2003
  • Specialized in digital marketplaces
  • CEO: Sven Lubek
  • Modern workspace in a designer office in the heart of Berlin

Interested in joining our great team? Please send us your full application ONLY VIA OUR CAREER PAGE:

We are looking forward to getting to know you!

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