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Lead Backend Developer (m/f)

Gruner + Jahr GmbH
🏢 Gruner + Jahr GmbH 🇩🇪 Hamburg, Germany 🕑 October 02

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AppLike GmbH (part of Gruner + Jahr) is looking for a
Lead Backend Developer (m/f) 
as of now // unlimited // full-time (40h) // Hamburg


  • 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


  • 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


  • Working in Europe’s fastest growing ad-tech company, located in, the „Hamburger Schanze“
  • Highly motivated startup team with strong digital background
  • 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


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