Symfony2 Tech. Lead // Zizoo

June 30, 2017
Zizoo is the leading boat rental platform, offering boat holidays in 500 destinations worldwide. We are one of the fastest growing European travel companies, changing the global travel landscape with our disruptive technology. We are the next big thing in travel. We’re looking for a talented Symfony2 Tech. Lead in Berlin to support our in-house product development. We’re a team of 30+ go-getters with collective experience from some of the world’s leading brands, including Google and Microsoft. We combine our passion for travel with strong tech and business abilities in the aim to revolutionize the boat holiday industry. We’re growing fast, backed by leading international investors and we’re looking for someone who is driven by data, success and an unbeatable desire to make an impact.

You are:

  • A Symfony2 buff and know it inside and out.
  • Very serious, and very easy going.
  • Data-driven.
  • A machine that turns Club Matte into code.
  • Looking for your next big professional challenge.
  • Interested in a leadership position and taking ownership of a major product.
  • So proud of your extensive dev. skills that you can’t wait to share your experience with the team :)
  • Interested in the bigger picture: Customer experience, analytics, performance, testing, TTFB, the list goes on and on…
  • If you think you’re up for the challenge, read more below and apply today. This is a unique opportunity to become a member of the core development team.

Your skills

  • 5+ years experience in Symfony, Doctrine, Twig, PHP, Composer, HTML, CSS, JS, GIT.
  • 3+ years experience in Bootstrap, jQuery.
  • 3+ years experience in BDD and TDD.
  • Superb understanding of the modern web stacks (linux, caching, load balancing, etc.).
  • DB optimization (Doctrine, MySql, MongoDb, Elasticsearch)
  • Team player who likes to engage with colleagues.
  • Really love coding – passionate about what you do.
  • Fluent in English.

Your responsibilities

  • First and foremost – writing code.
  • Taking tech. ownership of a major project.
  • Mentoring junior team members.
  • Engaging with product managers, project managers, senior mgmt. and of course, developers.
  • Actively partaking in and contributing to the development methodologies put in place by the team.
  • Reviewing team members’ code.
  • Getting things done!

What Zizoo offers

  • A data-driven environment where good ideas flourish. Got a good idea? We’ll test it!
  • Supportive training and learning opportunities.
  • Growth opportunities within the role, company and geographies
  • Competitive salary package.
  • Flat office hierarchy and international team (+17 nationalities).
  • A really awesome office in Kreuzberg with snacks all day + drinks on Friday.
  • A fun, sun-and-beach-themed work and office culture.
  • Team building events.

If this position excites you then please send the following to

  • Github account
  • CV

Apply while there’s still room on the boat :)

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