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Senior Software Engineer - PHP (f/m/x)


Seven Senders is the leading delivery platform to ship parcels. The company connects shippers with its carrier network of over 100 carriers in Europe, enabling them to use excellent local shipping as a competitive advantage. With additional delivery services such as Claims Center, Insurance, Return Portal, and Labels, Seven Senders makes international shipping a simple matter. Automated shipping notifications, tracking, and monitoring solutions ensure a transparent shipping process. Monthly reports and analyses enable data-based optimization of international shipping performance. Shippers receive everything from a single source and reduce complexity. 

Our growing cross-functional tech teams consisting of software engineers, product managers, infrastructure and QA specialists, and other disciplines take complete ownership of key products and platform components.

Our core tech stack includes PHP 7, Symfony 3-4, MySQL, Java microservices, Spring, MongoDB,  AWS, Docker and Kubernetes.

You have an impact on the following topics:

As a Senior Software Engineer in the team, in this backend role, you will drive forward technical initiatives and architecture together with your peers and deliver initiatives agreed in the quarterly planning. You will be working with our analytics PHP codebase, which eventually will be migrated to our new Java stack. You will have a fantastic opportunity to become an expert in Java, and work with it in the future.

You will have ample opportunity to grow with the team and its exciting data product.

  • Deliver pragmatic solutions to meet product goals
  • Help drive technical architecture evolution with your team peers and tech lead
  • Identify and implement solutions with a strong focus on robust operations 
  • Take ownership - also in production (you build it you run it)
  • Ensure code quality and actively participate in code reviews
  • Learn continuously and enhance your skill sets

With these skills you complete our team:

  • Senior-level expertise professional experience with PHP (5+ years) 
  • Solid grasp of OOP, SOLID principles and design patterns
  • Experience (proficiency) with standard PHP frameworks (Symfony 3-4, Laravel)
  • Experience (proficiency) with RDBMS/SQL engines, specifically MySQL
  • Experience developing REST APIs (Symfony)
  • Experience working with AWS, Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience working with Git and CI/CD, e.g. GitHub, GitLab, Jenkins
  • Experience with Agile processes (Scrum, Jira, etc.)
  • Passion for software development

Optional, but appreciated:

  • NoSQL databases, e.g. MongoDB
  • Kafka
  • Java / Spring

This is what you can expect from Seven Senders:

We are a fast-growing and well-established company and now, after six years on the market, we’ve expanded from being a Start-up to a global (player) and grown-up company. Remaining a true start-up at heart - we are creative, dynamic, innovative, and agile. What sets us apart is that we are at the forefront of the latest trends, promoting continuous improvement and learning while our processes are optimized and occur automatically. We believe in international logistics. With employees from over 40 different nations, this is part of our DNA. Accordingly, our corporate language is English.

  • A stable workplace in an established and fast growing market 
  • An unlimited/permanent employment contract in Germany
  • Flexible working hours
  • Alternative working models including part-time options
  • Subsidy for company pension scheme (BAV)
  • Full access to the 7S Academy portfolio with a wide range of trainings for all our employees 
  • Relocation support to Germany 
  • Language courses (German & English)
  • A modern, digital workplace
  • Access to "Corporate Benefits"
  • Referral bonus program “Employees refer employees” 
  • Centrally located office (in the heart of Berlin)
  • Large selection of free drinks and snacks
  • Time out for (remote) team events

We are looking forward to you and your application - Your Seven Senders People Team!

Seven Senders and COVID-19

The logistics industry is experiencing strong growth due to the global pandemic. From this, Seven Senders also benefit. Our success is due to our increasing customer base and the expansion of our target markets. We are pleased to inform you that we are able to offer you long-term secure and stable employment. In order to be able to guarantee you the greatest possible protection during your application process, we digitally map out our entire recruiting and onboarding process.  Accordingly, we also support mobile working in times of the ongoing corona pandemic.

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