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Christa Fellner
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(Senior) Backend Engineer E-Commerce

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About the Role

Location: Munich
Employment type: permanent
Schedule: full-time
Our engineering teams architect, develop and test our products. As a Backend Engineer, your mission is to build scalable and fast backend software.

As a member of an international, cross-functional Product Experience Team (PXT), you will architect, implement and test new functionality and maintain existing functionality using PHP 7Symfony 4, MariaDB, RabbitMQ and Solr. Our PXTs organize themselves using SCRUM and you will work closely with your Product Manager and your team on the feasibility of concepts and upcoming changes. You will write automated tests at the unit, integration and acceptance levels to assure quality and longevity of our products and a sustainable pace for future changes. 
As part of the greater engineering organization, you will lead and take part in cross-team initiatives: architectural changes, refactoring, establishment of best practices. You will be mentoring less experienced colleagues and support their growth.  

What we are looking for: 
  • relevant experience in a language like PHP, Python or Java, willingness to work mostly with PHP 
  • relevant experience with a modern web framework like Symfony, Laravel, Zend Framework, Spring, Django 
  • experience and/or strong interest in working with big datasets in relational databases, search indexes or key-value stores 
  • experience and/or strong interest in distributed systems and scalability 
  • experience and/or strong interest with automated testing, be it unit-, functional- and/or acceptance testing 
  • a strong display of engineering discipline and rigor 
  •  experience and/or interest in e-commerce and payment related systems
What we value: 
  • bettering our skills, teaching each other and learning ways to build better software 
  • user testing, experimentation, automated testing and continuous integration to gain meaningful feedback for what we do 
  • fostering collaboration and cooperativeness 

Technology we use: PHP 7, Symfony 4Magento, MariaDB, Solr, RabbitMQ, Redis, Memcached, Composer, BehatPHPUnit 

Sound interesting?  
Then start the conversation by sending in your application today. 

If you want to know more about what working as a software engineer at InterNations is like, just have a look at our corporate blog — featuring, for example, the story of the first InterNations hackathon!

About us

The InterNations team

At InterNations, we’re dedicated to making expat life a great experience! With more than 3 million members in 420 cities around the world, regular local events, interest-based groups, and useful information, InterNations is the biggest global network for people who live and work abroad. What started as an idea over ten years ago is now changing the lives of expats and global minds around the world each and every day. With a team from around 40 countries, we believe in the benefits of international experience, cultural exchange, and the power of bringing people together. Together we’re constantly growing and learning, coming up with new ways for our members to feel more at home, meet other international people, and enjoy their stay abroad.

Benefits of working at InterNations:

  • a growing, dynamic company with an international team
  • a friendly atmosphere and the space to pursue your ideas
  • a centrally located office in Munich and an office near the beach in Porto
  • support with visa application
  • 28 paid vacation days + special paid leave
  • the option to take a sabbatical after 3 years with InterNations
  • part-time work contracts possible
  • Albatross Membership for team members and their partners
  • XING Premium membership
  • regular team events and trips. Last year we brought the whole company to Maresme in Spain
  • weekly team breakfast, coffee, fresh fruit, in-house yoga sessions, gym discounts (depending on location)
  • regular workshops, training sessions, cross-departmental projects & exchanges
  • a relocation package to support your move to Munich
  • annual internal hackathon
  • a culture fostering open-source contributions

At InterNations, you’ll be working in a friendly atmosphere geared to bring out your creativity and independence. With our flat organizational structure, you’ll have a lot of room to pursue your own ideas. If you’re a working parent, you’ll find the flexibility you need to support your work-life balance. Start your work week off on the right foot with a weekly team breakfast and get your creative juices going with a free flow of coffee. When inspiration strikes, bounce around new ideas over a game of table football. And as we value building strong connections between our team members, you can look forward to a regular lunch lottery, language tandems, and an annual team-building activity.

HR Contact

Christa Fellner
Human Resources