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Team Lead PHP Backend Development (m/f)

For this exciting position we are looking for someone who loves to share his coding skills and experience in order to lead, guide and develop one of our web application development teams in our headquarter in Hamburg, Germany.

JobLeads is an online company in the HR space which has been around for over 12 years. Currently we offer our services to millions of jobseekers in 15 countries whereas our mission is, to best support senior professionals in finding the perfect job and take the next step in their career. Currently we are rapidly expanding around the globe and therefore we are continuously looking for bright minds who will join our team and support us to achieve our goals.

We are seeking people who are looking for a challenge and are fascinated in seeing immediate results from their work. If you also bring the following characteristics to the table, we´d love to meet you: 

Über JobLeads


Crew & Climate

Vegetarians, carnivores, marathon runners, sailing freaks, party animals, Red Bull addicts, and couch potatoes – JobLeads works with a broad range of personalities. Team play, flat hierarchies, and open door policies are the core of our business, with a healthy emphasis on keeping things fun.  Our frequent team events include sailing in Croatia, go-carting, climbing, cooking, running, canoeing, and many more.


Navigation & Goal

At JobLeads, everyone works together to improve our products and services for our clients’ benefit. Applying best practices across all processes, we always keep our eye on our mission. From the conception and planning stages, through quality assurance and success analysis, we ensure every team’s voice is heard. Our success depends heavily on our investments in our crew


JobLeads is the leading career portal for senior professionals

Technology & Drive

Innovation is an integral part of our day-to-day. We’re constantly exploring new technologies and adapting to market conditions. You’ll never hear: “But we've always done it that way!" at JobLeads. To us, challenges are not a burden—they’re what allow us to improve and upgrade.

Ship & Equipment

The recipe for a successful company is a well-practiced and satisfied crew that enjoys coming to the office every day. That's why a stylish office directly in the city center of Hamburg, equipped with a large kitchen, filter coffeemaker, beverages from Fritz-Cola, and state-of-the-art workstations is a given at JobLeads.

And this is how our employees see us: Read reviews

Your Tasks

and what awaits you

# Lead, guide, mentor and develop one of our web development teams
# Exciting and varied PHP web projects in a range of areas (new feature development, online payment, mobile commerce, search technologies, crawling, business intelligence, online marketing, analysis of new technologies, refactoring, etc.)
# Responsibility for the development, maintenance, and support of web sites and applications through our entire software development lifecycle (SDLC)
# Planning, effort estimations and monitoring of development tasks

# Work with agile processes, that are adapted to the team’s and project’s needs

# Work and communicate closely with our product management teams and co-workers

# Identify and fix performance and maintenance problems, on-going improvement of our backend infrastructure

# Identify and eliminate bottlenecks, identify and implement new technologies and strategies for scaling purposes

# Code reviews to ensure the quality of our software

# Stay current with new web development technologies and best-practices and share them with the team

# Be part of a great team with an exceptional work environment, lots of space for your own ideas and creations and a flat organization which promotes increased involvement

Deine Aufgaben

Your DNA

and what we expect from you

# Proven leadership and mentoring ability as well as team-oriented thinking (minimum 2 years)
# Computer science degree or equivalent qualifications
# Multi-year experience in backend focused development of PHP 7.* / MySQL-based medium or large web applications
# Good knowledge of OOP, MVC architectures, SOLID principles and other clean coding standards

# Good understanding of MySQL (MySQL 5+) including database design and performance

# Knowledge of Unit Testing and Continuous Integration

# Responsibility, motivation, and team spirit is part of your DNA

# You have a drive to always deliver the best quality and don´t do tasks just according to the minimum requirements

# You know how to do proper documentation of code

# You are a planner and keep your TO-DOs structured and well-organized

# You have strong verbal and written communication skills in English to communicate with your team and co-workers

# Strive to push the boundaries of technology solutions with experimentation, prototyping, creative thinking and technology ecosystem engagement.

# Constant readiness to expand your horizon

Bonus Points:

# Experience with Zend Framework 2/3, Zend Expressive

# Experience working with and developing RESTFul APIs

# Experience with Redis

# Experience with RabbitMQ

# Experience with big data technologies

# DevOps Skills

# Experience with Docker

# Experience working with Jira and Slack

Climb aboard now

and become part of our crew


If we've sparked your interest and you would like to know more, we'd love to meet you personally. Simply send us your CV with contact details and we will contact you shortly.



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What we offer

 besides a great work environment and a fantastic

international team of motivated people

# Attractive salary aligned with your skills and experience
# Our on-boarding process will help you quickly become part of our organization
# Flexible working hours
# Support for further education – access to books, mentoring, code reviews, courses and trainings

# Cool corporate events such as our yearly sailing week in Croatia

# You will be part of and actively drive our exciting growth story around the globe

# The chance to be an innovator

# Cool corporate events such as our yearly sailing week in Croatia

# A learning-oriented company culture

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