Senior WooCommerce Backend Developer (m/f/x) // AVA & MAY

AVA & MAY is a social media-native home & wellness brand, bringing the world to your homes in the form of scents, colours and high quality products. We promote the brand through social media influencers and strong brand-based communities and have a proven track record of successfully building lifestyle brands.

In recent months we have successfully entered the home fragrance market and are now about to launch the next chapter of our journey – with new products, new categories and new opportunities!

We are searching for a Senior WooCommerce Backend Developer (m/f/x) to help us scale our webshops and the supporting infrastructure.

Your tasks:

  • Ownership, maintenance and development of webshop codebase
  • Expanding the functionality of our WooCommerce shops to fit marketing, sales and operational needs
  • Development, testing and implementation of new features
  • Setup and development of plugins to extend functionality
  • Bug identification, tracking and resolution
  • Integration of shops with external providers via APIs
  • Maintenance of Google Cloud based IT infrastructure to support the WooCommerce shops


  • Expert on WordPress and WooCommerce platforms
  • Experience with and full understanding of PHP, MYSQL, CSS, HTML, JavaScript/jQuery
  • Experience of devops on cloud computing infrastructure provider, e.g. Google Cloud
  • Experience of extending WooCommerce functionality via use of available plugins or development of custom plugins
  • Experience in integration of WooCommerce store with external applications via APIs
  • Ability to adjust priorities to respond to pressing demands of a high growth startup
  • Experience or knowledge of unit/integration testing
  • Experience or knowledge of CI/CD


  • Solve technical problems unique to social media driven e-commerce
  • Get exposure in a fast paced company builder and work alongside experienced founders
  • Shape the development direction of our IT (webshop) infrastructure
  • Become part of an ambitious, international team in the heart of Berlin

Sounds like a fit? We cannot wait to meet you!