Backend Engineer (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Hamburg/München

About us

We are better – a venture building family company on a mission to build companies that change their industries for the better: with high-quality products, great service and an outstanding team. Under our roof we develop successful companies such as kartenmacherei, 21Diamonds, and other exciting ventures. Do you want to be part of our exciting journey? Apply now and join our team!

What's it all about?
Founded in 2010, kartenmacherei has become one of the leading online suppliers for personalized cards in Europe. With over 200.000 products like wedding invitations, christmas cards and birth announcements we accompany the most important moments of our customers lives.
What you can achieve
  • Mastering your PHP skills to the next level.

  • Development of the next generation of our PHP-based E-Commerce platform.

  • Co-determination of our software architecture together with the team and our consultants and coaches.

  • Refactoring of existing features and modules.

  • Actively share knowledge and discuss ideas within your team.

  • Close cooperation with product managers and other stakeholders.

  • Take Data-driven decisions.

What you bring
  • You have experience in professional web development, ideally in e-commerce, and are safe in handling recent PHP versions.

  • You like your code 100% covered with tests and know who Uncle Bob is.

  • You strive for writing code that follows the SOLID principles.

  • You know what “You build it, you run it” means. AWSome ;-)

  • You think analytical, are pragmatic and willing to learn.

  • You understand the importance of the Agile Manifesto and ideally have experience in working within agile teams.

  • Maybe you like to give talks on conferences and have already published relevant blog posts, tweets, videos or even articles.


PHP, PhpUnit, MySQL, Redis, Elastic, AWS, Node.js, Git, Nginx, Bitbucket, Jira

What makes us special
Team events, coaching and competence training, beach volleyball, running groups and workouts, fresh fruit, ice cream and breakfast together... yes, of course, we offer all that and more. 

But surely you'd rather want to know what really makes us special! It's our way of working together fueled by the idea that the best results are achieved where space for personal development and individuality is given. That's why we work with a high degree of selforganization and flexibility: agile, cross-functional and growth-oriented. Whether remote or office work, part-time or full-time - you work the way that suits you best. 
Would you like to know more about how we work? Find out more here or on Facebook.
Sounds like you?
Great! We are looking forward to your application, regardless of whether you are a junior-, mid- or senior-level developer. Your contact is Jule.

Your application

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