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Team Lead - Full-stack / Backend - PHP (f/m/x)


With its leading delivery platform to ship parcels, Seven Senders makes international shipping a simple matter. Established in 2015, we have 280+ employees and have delivered 100m+ parcels thus far.

Our team is responsible for building the transport management system - the core part of our platform, including contracting, pricing, and partner interaction services both backend and frontend.

As a Team Lead, you will implement new key features as well as maintain existing ones together with your team of two (backend and full-stack engineers) and deliver initiatives agreed upon in the quarterly planning. You will be guiding team members on technical topics while working hands-on on development, also showing servant leadership to support team success and wellbeing.

Our tech stack for the products:

PHP 7.x / 8.x, Symfony 4.x / 6.x, API Platform 2.x / 3.x, TypeScript, ReactJS, MySQL, SQS, Kafka, Git, Docker, AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform. Domain Driven Design / Hexagonal Architecture.

The essence of your role:

  • Building a great customer-facing B2B and B2C products with scalable and reliable architecture

  • Building communication between different apps of our product

  • Developing separate Frontend applications

  • Staying on track, constantly researching and adopting the latest approaches and technologies

  • Leading the team, having performance reviews and one-to-ones with them, supervising them on technical topics

This is what you need to succeed:

  • 5+ years of professional experience with PHP and Symfony (or Laravel)

  • Extensive experience with 3rd-party services integration

  • Desirable, but not required: 2+ years of experience as a full-stack engineer (TypeScript / ReactJS)

  • 1+ years experience in leading a team with best practices in Agile Methodologies

  • Strong experience with relational databases (MySQL is desirable), Docker, and Git

7 reasons to join Seven Senders:

  • Flexibility: Recently we moved to our new brand office, we have a hybrid model of working with flexible remote-office set-up and flexible working hours. And if you wish, for 2 months per year you can work from almost anywhere.
  • Benefits: We offer annual inflation increases, a 15 % subsidy for the company pension scheme (BAV), up to 2,500 € relocation allowance, German & English language courses, mental & physical health program, choice of own hardware, and corporate benefits platform.

  • Growth: We want you to grow and develop your career with us. Apart from exciting work, we offer a development platform via our 7Senders Training Academy and our development budget.

  • Commitment: We offer unlimited permanent German contracts in an established industry.

  • Mission Zero: Climate-neutral and zero long-term impact. With our green initiatives, we are reaching climate neutrality for ourselves, and, hopefully, we're inspiring the entire logistics sector to join us in creating a sustainable future.

  • Real impact: You will take ownership of the very critical application in the technical sphere. Your team will ensure we provide stable and high-quality delivery services to our customers.

  • Culture: We embody the collaboration, open doors, and no-fuss results-focus you’d expect from a growing Tech-enabled Modern Logistics Technology Scale-up. We like to celebrate and come together: team events and BBQ parties are here for you. We value diversity and welcome all applicants regardless of ethnicity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability. 

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