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Middle level PHP (Symfony) developer (m/f/d/) - Team Search



Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

We're looking for a motivated and driven Middle level PHP developer to join our customer-facing Search team in Berlin. This team owns the first crucial step in the booking funnel and focuses on providing a fast and intuitive user experience to our customers in 35+ countries worldwide.

As a Search team, our goal is to simplify the user experience and provide enough information (without overwhelming the user) to find their perfect trip easily. We achieve that by analyzing anonymous behavior data and conducting regular user research, ensuring that we focus on good solutions for real user issues. Looking into the future, we aim to make even more use of our big data to enhance the user experience with relevant statistics and insights at the right moment in their journey. The team currently consists of a Product Owner, 3 Backend Engineers, 3 Frontend Engineers, 1 Agile Test Engineer, and one UI/UX Designer.

Moreover, we invite you to be an active contributor to the Engineering Community and challenge the Status quo at FlixTech!

Your Tasks – Paint the world green

  • Be at the forefront of Flix' booking funnel, handling millions of search requests per day coming in from Web, App, and external partners
  • Search and beyond: generate the inventory to allow customers to reach any place on our network (3000+ destinations!)
  • Apply your geekiness: have you ever wondered what to do with graph theory? This is the team for you!
  • Write SOLID, maintainable, flexible, testable, and scalable code 
  • Support our CI/CD environment and produce a positive impact with each release
  • Support our agile, flexible, team-oriented development to bring the search product to the next level
  • Be a part of an autonomous cross-functional team, and you are responsible for the search product from concept to implementation 
  • Work closely with your fellow team members; for example, you are doing pair and mob programming, code reviews, and testing

Your Profile – Ready to hop on board

  • 3+ years of experience working with PHP and Symfony 
  • Solution-oriented attitude with a focus on materializing the business vision through technical means 
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Experience with REST-API's
  • Experience with Docker & Kubernetes
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud providers
  • Experience with distributed messaging systems (Kafka or others) 
  • Being familiar with CI/CD best practices (unit and integration testing/Ansible/Gitlab CI)
  • Bachelor/Master in Computer Science, Information Systems, or relevant industry experience 

Would be nice if you have:

  • Experience or willingness to learn and code in Java (our services are written in PHP & Java)
  • Experience working with Elasticsearch
  • Some experience with Redis, Terraform, Micronaut

Our Perks – More than just a job

  • You have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, we are creating the easiest way to travel. We want your ideas and give you autonomy to make them reality.
  • Flix is flexible. Organize your own schedule with trust-based hours and up to 60 days of working from (m)anywhere. We are an office-first company, and we encourage all employees to come regularly to their local office.
  • Travelling is our passion. Discover the world with your free Flix rides and bring along your friends and family for half price.
  • Teamwork makes the dream work. Our FlixTeam has people from over 80 different nations. We work in a multicultural environment where we can challenge and support each other.
  • We're not only green in color. We’re building for the long term, and that means protecting our planet. We constantly test new green technologies and compensate for the CO2 after all our business travel since 2018.
  • Your well-being is important to us. To treat your mind and body we will give you a competitive paid time off package, mental health support including 1:1 consultations with a psychologist, and a neat discount on UrbanSportsClub memberships.

Want to rewrite the history of mobility with us? Then join our ride and apply now. We're excited to hear from you!

Flix – A place to enjoy work and have an impact

The future of transportation is Green. Here at Flix Tech, the R&D group, we develop software with the brightest minds from around the world to engineer new experiences for our millions of customers across our apps and websites. Every day we solve challenging problems, like how to scale rapidly around the world and how to make an experience that delights our customers. We have a culture of sharing ideas, contributing to open source projects and being an active member in our technical communities.

Flix is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), national, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, competence and merit.