Senior PHP BE Engineer // Rocket Labs

July 14, 2017
Founded in early 2015, Rocket Labs is a global IT company which has been developing several e-commerce platforms. One of the major projects is Seller Center, the marketplace software used in more than 87 countries by many leading e-commerce shops worldwide and has more than 4m registered sellers. We are headquartered in the center of Berlin with more than 50 people, mainly in engineering and we continuously develop our products using agile development practices, a state-of-the-art tech stack and fully count on automation, modularisation, test coverage and continuous delivery. We are constantly expanding our team and therefore looking for a Senior Software Engineer with experience in PHP, Golang or Python, who is interested in new technologies that can bring our platform to the next level.

As a Senior Software Engineer in Rocket Labs:

You will be part of an agile cross-functional development team using agile methodologies and following either Scrum or Kanban

We are all team players and are proud of flat hierarchies and having the team fully responsible for how features are implemented, tested and deployed

Coming from PHP development we recently upgraded to PHP7 but are moving parts of the application backend to Golang or develop new application based on PHP or Golang

Your mission is to join one of our teams, design the best solutions and contribute with clean and testable code to our e-commerce marketplace


  • At least 3 Year experience in large-scale applications with modern web software development
  • Expertise of large (>100GB) and high frequency used databases (>500 req/s)
  • You instinctively follow clean code & automated testing practices
  • Interest & desire to learn new technologies, e.g. Golang or Docker, ideally you already made your first experience with it
  • You speak English fluently
  • Bonus: Know-How about Machine Learning

Technologies we use include:

  • Languages: PHP, Golang, JavaScript, Python & TypeScript
  • Data Storage: MySQL, Postgres, InfluxDB, DynamoDB
  • Tools: GitHub, AWS, Docker, Jira, Confluence, xUnit, Redis, Nginx, ElasticSearch
  • Frontend: Bootstrap, jQuery, Sass, AngularJS

Why work for Rocket Labs:

We have a multi-national and open company culture with over 20 different nationalities, operate in a booming market, have interesting projects, modern tech-stack, efficient and lean workflow, conferences, internal education, german classes, 20% projects, good parties and, last but not least, we are enthusiastic and motivated regarding our work and product. If this is something you like, apply today and come and talk to us.

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