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PHP Backend Developer (m/f/x)

We are looking for ambitious, forward thinking self-starters to join our aspiring and international company, who can keep up with our pace and want to make a difference as a:

PHP / Backend Developer (m/f/x)

from now on

Your responsibilities:

Travelcircus is seeking a PHP / Backend Developer to join the development team. We’re looking for someone who’s passionate about building robust & scalable technology platforms, systems, and APIs. You’ll be an integral part of the engineering team and will work closely with others throughout our company to deliver the best possible product to our customers. Ideal candidates will have profound experience with PHP, API development, and Service-Oriented Architecture. This position is full-time and based in our great office in Berlin.

Things you will work on:

  • Build and extend our Platform Services and Booking Systems
  • Designing, developing, and maintaining a robust transactional API platform, that will be used internally and directly by 3rd parties
  • Identify and address performance issues
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Identify and prototype best practices for backend engineering
  • Improving our existing e-commerce platform codebase
  • Writing and maintaining complex SQL queries in codebase

What we offer:

  • FLEXIBLE WORKING HOURS
    Flexitime (core working hours 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
  • COOL WORKING ENVIRONMENT
    Stylish loft office with start-up flair, daily cooking together, fun & team spirit at and besides the workplace with many team events, the opportunity to contribute to the development of our platform and products
  • TRANSPARENT COMMUNICATION
    Direct feedback, weekly company meetings
  • GREAT CAREER POSSIBILITIES
    Comprehensive onboarding program and individual support during the induction phase, continuous on-the-job training, flat hierarchies, rapidly growing company with optimal opportunities for advancement and further development
  • FREE DRINKS & SNACKS
    Coffee, tea, water, mate, soft drinks, beer, juices & fruit basket
  • SUBSIDIES
    for the BVG company ticket (local public transport), staff discounts on our entire product portfolio as well as competitive, skill-dependent, negotiable salary – don’t hesitate to approach us

Your profile:

  • 3+ years of experience building web applications
  • Expert knowledge of PHP5/OOP, MySQL-databases and data modelling
  • Experience building API platforms
  • Knowledge about web services (REST/SOAP)
  • Ability to write high-performance and reusable PHP code-modules
  • Experience with high-end, high traffic web applications
  • Solid understanding of SQL and ability to write/maintain complex queries
  • Exposure and experience with Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Strong visual, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Exposure to Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment
  • Experience working in Agile environments

About us:

Travelcircus (www.travelcircus.de)  is a fast ­growing online booking platform giving people the ability to book premium, quality checked and unique hotels packaged with hotel services and exciting local activities at an exclusive price. Founded in 2014, in the heart of Berlin, Travelcircus already accommodated more than 700.000 travelers from 20 different countries and we continue to grow substantially.

Do you still have questions or do you want to apply immediately?

Can you recognize yourself? If yes, send your application including motivation letter, CV, desired salary and next possible entry date addressed to Margarida Pfaumann via our online application form:  https://www.travelcircus.de/jobs. Don´t miss the chance to be part of the Travelcircus team very soon.

Contact:

Margarida Pfaumann (Head of HR)

margarida.pfaumann@travelcircus.de

+49 (0) 30 220 560 877

We explicitly declare that we welcome any person regardless of nationality or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual identity.