PHP/Laravel Developer

  • Development
  • Berlin, Germany

PHP/Laravel Developer

Job description

We are looking for a skilled, productive PHP developer to help building and developing the fortrabbit hosting platform. Bring board interests and wear many hats. It's a full stack developer position with emphasis on back-end and even some DevOps / SysAdmin / Cloud stuff. We are not in a hurry, we are looking for the perfect match here.


Our culture

You will join our small, focused and experienced team. fortrabbit is a life style startup in the best sense. We are not looking for crazy growth rates, we are just itching our own scratch. Our aim is to provide the best PHP hosting service we can imagine.


Why to join

  • Join a small team to make a big impact
  • Be part of a technology focused company culture
  • Research, continuously acquiring knowledge
  • Enjoy good working conditions
  • Growth opportunities


Please consider


  • Strictly no agencies!
  • This is a full time offering, half-time also possible
  • Job location is Berlin Kreuzberg, nearby Schlesisches Tor
  • Some remote work is OK, after some time spend here
  • This does not matter: race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical disability, unemployed …


Your responsibilities


  • Strategic thinking: Shape future features
  • Development: Extend the platform
  • Automation: Increase system efficiency
  • 2nd level support: Help clients

Job requirements

Your skills

  • Practical mindset
  • Eager to learn new things
  • Team player
  • Track record in building & managing scalable architectures
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Good experience with the PHP Laravel framework
  • Experience with other PHP web applications
  • Good understanding of Linux (Ubuntu/Debian)

Your nice to haves

  • Experience in backend development (GoLang)
  • Experience in Kubernetes
  • Experience with web service operations (Apache, HAProxy …)
  • Experience with peripheral operations (memcached, queueing, centralized logging, elastic search, bind, ...)
  • Experience with AWS infra (EC2, RDS, IAM, DynamoDB, S3)
  • Understanding of container operations (LXC)
  • Knowledge in other tech, languages (Python, Ruby, Node, ..)
  • A public record of writing, OSS
  • Some German knowledge
  • Some startup experience