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Christa Fellner
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Senior Backend Engineer

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About the Role

Location: Porto
Schedule: full-time
We recently established an office in Porto. The Porto team will contribute with the development of a new product.
 
The Role:
Because we aspire to do more and better, we are looking for a cool and skilled Senior Backend Engineer to integrate our team, based in Porto.
 
What you’ll do:
  • you will be a senior team member in a small cross-team
  • you will architect, implement and test new functionalities
  • you will develop software in an agile team and contribute to maintain the quality, performance, responsiveness and longevity of our products
  • you will be mentoring less experienced colleagues and support their growth
  • bettering our skills, teaching each other and learning ways to build better software
 
Who you are:
  • 5+ years experience with object-oriented PHP
  • experience with using MVC frameworks
  • solid software architecture and design patterns knowledge
  • excellent experience in RESTful API development and XML/JSON processing
  • experience with relational databases and non-relational
  • experience with testing tools and methodologies TDD, BDD
  • excellent team worker with experience in agile methodologies
  • excellent English skills (both written and spoken)

What we consider a plus:
  • solid experience with AWS Cloud services and Docker Containers
  • understanding of Terraform
  • strong affinity with Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment Software Pipelines
  • experience with CMS headless
 
Sound interesting? 
Then start the conversation by sending us your application today.

If you’d like to know more about what working at InterNations is like, just have a look at our corporate blog — for example this post featuring our Porto office.

About us

The InterNations team

At InterNations, we’re dedicated to making expat life a great experience! With more than 3.7 million members in 420 cities, InterNations is the biggest global community for expats. We offer regular local events, interest-based groups, and useful information to help our members feel at home abroad. What started as an idea over ten years ago is now changing the lives of expats and global minds around the world every day. With team members from around 50 countries, we believe in the benefits of cultural exchange and the power of bringing people together. Together we’re constantly growing, learning, and coming up with new ways for our members to meet other international people and enjoy life 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 your 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
  • a weekly team breakfast, plus coffee, fresh fruit, in-house yoga sessions, and gym discounts (depending on location)
  • regular workshops, training sessions, cross-departmental projects & exchanges
  • a relocation package to support your move to Porto
  • 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