Full-Stack PHP Developer in Berlin Travel Startup

As a software developer at trip.me you will be building the platform that connects travellers and true travel experts around the world to create exceptional customized trips.

If you want to be part of an exciting travel startup in Berlin, develop components for our website and backend systems based on best practices, if you like developing your skills alongside a highly motivated international team of professionals, this is for you.

You should bring deep knowledge in developing scalable projects with PHP frameworks, good experience in frontend development (jQuery, CSS, bootstrap), and most importantly, a constant drive for learning and improving. You don’t have to speak German, only English is required.

 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Implement requirements in our backend systems, website and AngularJS tourbuildr application

  • Define requirement details together with stakeholders, provide estimations and communicate results

  • Determine and develop appropriate solutions based on best practices

  • Continuously improve technical knowledge and interaction with other team members

  • Improve performance of our systems

  • Gather, analyze & visualize data for the team to take better decisions

  • Build tests (unit tests, functional tests) to keep the project easily maintainable

  • Run A/B tests for new features

  • Implement graphical concepts cross browser/device

 

We are looking for someone with:

  • Passion for their work as developer and for learning new things in an international team

  • A clean coding style

  • Excellent experience with building robust, scalable applications with a modern PHP framework, such as Symfony and Laravel

  • Good knowledge in relational database systems

  • Fluency with HTML, CSS, JS (especially JQuery) and Git

  • Solution-focused (positive) attitude and ability to work independently

  • Openness to change

  • Fluency in English (office language is English)

  • Experience with the following fields is a plus: AngularJs applications, Server Administration, Varnish, Docker, AWS, Grunt, WordPress

  • Medium or long-term interest in working in Berlin and in taking over responsibilities at trip.me

 

Why you should join trip.me:

  • Full-time developer position with an earliest starting date of September 1, 2017

  • Exciting startup spirit in an experienced, inspiring and highly motivated international team

  • Friendly and supportive environment (only from office, home based work not possible)

  • Interesting and broad variety of challenging tasks

  • Working from abroad for some weeks with whole team once a year (e.g. Colombia, Morocco)

 

What is trip.me?

trip.me is an internet platform that connects travellers and local travel experts all over the world to create unique travel experiences. Due to the absence of intermediaries, trip.me travellers can book cheaper, faster and more personalised tours. And by doing so, strengthen local economies and communities as well.

If this sounds interesting to you, please send your CV and additional info to  i.want.to.be.developer.2017@trip.me. Please note that you need a work permit for the European Union to apply. We are looking forward to hearing from you!