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Joboffer dated from 12/11/2019

Lead Backend Developer (m/f/d)

Programmer: IT / Backend / Client / Web




Company data

Stresemannstra├če 29

22769   Hamburg

Job description

As Lead Backend Developer you will set the course by taking over technical leadership and ownership for our tech stack.


AppLike is the fastest growing Adtech Company in Europe, running app marketing platforms in 27 countries. Our mission is to develop software that runs on every mobile device on earth. Under the umbrella of the media company Bertelsmann, we have access to a global network of experts and a strong financial backup. By developing a state of the art tech stack and highly skilled people, we aim to reach more mobile users than every other company in the world. If you like to challenge yourself and want to work in a high performance environment, go for it and send us your application!


Key responsibilities:

  • Technical management of one of our development teams

  • Further development of our high performance backend (seperated over several, globally located data programming centre) – mostly written in PHP 

  • MySQL comes across limits in many places, let us establish new databases together.  

  • For you, it does matter whether an API call takes 800ms or 150ms…

  • Help building an event system from scratch using AWS Kinesis streams, Go microservices, RabbitMQ, Elasticsearch and a React frontend.


How the optimal candidate may look like:

  • perennial experience as a Software Architect / Senior Software Developer

  • OOP expert for PHP is mandatory!

  • Experience with MVC Frameworks: At least 1 of (CakePHP, symfony, CodeIgniter, zend, fuelPHP, Yii, Slim or Laravel)

  • Basic knowledge of HTML5, Javascript (preferably 1 Framework)

  • Regular Expressions

  • Basic understanding of HTTP protocol, encoding

  • Optional: knowledge with Go

  • Optional: knowledge with React  


What do we offer?

  • Working in Europe’s fastest growing ad-tech company, located in, the „Hamburger Schanze“

  • Highly motivated startup team with strong digital background

  • We fully pay the visit of company relevant congresses and support your further education

  • Recurring brown bag sessions and weekly tech-talks

  • regularly recurring team events, company vacations, off-sites and parties

  • Space for your own creativity - if you have convincing arguments - feel free to create the non existing

  • Last but not least, we provide free drinks, snacks, flexible working hours, support for HVV-Proficard, free gym membership  & a competitive salary 


We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We are looking forward to your application! 


Contact Person

Jan-Philipp Rieke

Stresemannstra├če 29

22769 Hamburg

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