Senior Software Engineer / PHP Backend Specalist (PHP + PGSQL)

InstaFreight

Engineering | Berlin, DE
About us



We digitize the logistics industry, a €250+bn market in Europe! As the leading online road freight forwarding company in Germany, we offer business customers a fully digital booking experience for logistics services – with one click only and as simple as online shopping.



Our five core values guide us in our interactions with customers, partners, and among each other:



We solve the problem first

We are different together

We celebrate success

We deliver on our promises

We empower growth





Your tasks



As a Backend engineer you work on the core parts of the application to deliver rich APIs and solve tricky problems with a focus for stability and reliability

Being a specialist you bring expertise to application and database architecture and have advanced debugging skills

You are a positive and forward-looking human being - robots are cool and all, but we're a team that likes working together

You will become responsible for critical, user-facing parts of the platform. This means: - Plan, propose and implement big and small projects from start to finish / -Improve and optimize as the requirements change / - Drive evolution of architecture / - Ensure reliability / - Test, monitor and add resilience

Collaborate closely with others, splitting tasks or pair programming as necessary, to leverage different skill sets and specialties across the team

Adopt, share and adapt conventions and best-practices - level up individually and as a team over time



Requirements



You are self-motivated and strive to solve problems effectively

3-5 years of experience developing in both PHP and SQL

Confident in advanced SQL and NoSQL storage concepts

Ability to deal with concurrency and Caching

Familiarity with software and programming fundamentals regardless of language/Framework

Proven track record of projects in production

Up-to-date familiarity with modern PHP and SQL eco-systems

Code quality, Continuous Integration and scalability mean something to you

You feel comfortable owning complex Systems Pragmatism

Fluent English speaking & writing skills

Willingness to learn & master any technology, language, or development environment that we might need in the future

Experience with Redis and queues a plus