Backend PHP Developer

  • Company: Honeypot GmbH
  • Job Location: , Germany , Germany , Germany , Netherlands
  • Date: November 28, 2016 15:52
  • Employment Type: permanent
  • Experience: medior
  • Job Functions:

    Engineering, Information Technology

Job summary

Honeypot is a developer-focused job platform, linking screened tech talent with screened companies. Honeypot is founded by entrepreneur and investor Kaya Taner. Taner previously co-founded mobile app marketing platform AppLift, which he grew as CEO from 0 to a 160-people-strong, profitable organization and raised USD 20 Mio+ Venture Capital funding on the way. Honeypot is now looking for highly-driven, smart people seeking to co-shape the next success story. Currently we are looking for an experienced backend developer to join the development team. As a PHP developer you will be responsible for creating and maintaining our website as well as web clients. Therefore you need to have a deep knowledge in back-end development and be familiar with PHP frameworks. But most of all we wish that you have a passion for learning new technologies and improving your skill set. Technology evolves and we want you to be a part of that change. You will be working closely with our marketing and sales team so German language skills are a plus as is the ability to work as part of a team.

Job description

Salary will be discussed upfront.

Since we have various projects runing. You should be good at either one of the following frameworks:

  • Symfony
  • Zend
  • Laravel


  • Co-shape a new and innovative product.
  • Design, develop and maintain the Back End.
  • Dedicate yourself to building a well-tested and scalable application.
  • Improve code quality through clean code and code review.
  • Provide technical advice and assistance to the teams, collect and share information across the teams
  • Drive collaborative design and architectural decisions with the teams, remove impediments and consult the Product Owners for long term strategy
  • Provide support and advice for career progression path, provide mentoring and coaching


  • An open, honest and fun work environment.
  • Competitive salary package with potential equity participation.
  • Insights into how a company is built from scratch.
  • Participation in technology conferences, workshops, meetups and user-groups.
  • Time (and company mentality) to contribute to open source work/projects.

Job qualifications


  • Since we are filling mid-level to senior/lead positions your experience can range from 2-6 years.
  • Since you are an experienced backend developer, we can skip all the SQL, NoSQL, TDD, security, agile, Scrum, Git, GitHub-talk and focus on the real things:
  • You are experienced in software architecture (design patterns, databases)
  • Good knowledge in using modern PHP frameworks
  • Good knowledge of (My)SQL, noSQL is a plus
  • Frontend knowledge is a plus
  • You have your favorite frameworks, languages and platforms. You know their ins and outs and love to have a chat about them.
  • You are an active member of the developer community.
  • Preferably you have graduated (or you can convince us, why this is not so important).
  • You are fluent in English.

Hiring Locations

  • Berlin
  • Hamburg
  • Munich
  • Amsterdam


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