XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future – for a better working life! We currently have an opening at our headquarters in Hamburg
The PHP Architect (m/f) will work closely with our architecture teams but will be seen as a separate expert role within the XING tech organization. The main focus of the role is the promotion of PHP inside XING as well as the implementation and execution of highly demanding technical projects.
A challenging Task
Review and optimise our existing PHP Architecture
Evaluate and recommend new technology to improve the existing ecosystem
Provide architecture consulting for development teams or help out as a technical lead on challenging projects
Execute migration projects and assume responsibility for their success
Improve and maintain existing application code
Act as an PHP Evangelist and work closely with our whole tech organization to improve our use of PHP and its frameworks (for example Symfony)
Mentor our other PHP Engineers and help them hone their skills and share your knowledge in our community of practice
A convincing background
Profound knowledge of PHP and its Frameworks (PHP 7.1, Symfony…)
Several years of experience as an technical project lead (for example for large scale migration projects)
Experience in enterprise projects (knowledge of enterprise patterns)
Ability to manage different stakeholders and being able to adopt to a diplomatic standpoint when it comes to technical decisions and being an internal networker
Being seen in the PHP community as a Conference Speaker, writer of Blogs and so on is a plus
An inspiring environment
XING offers a dynamic environment located in the centre of Hamburg. As well as flexible working hours, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones. We offer a wide range of training courses in addition to German, English and Spanish lessons, regular team and offsite events, and lots of fun. We also provide free drinks and organic fruit as well as a Proficard public transport ticket, restaurant vouchers and travel insurance. And let’s not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You’ll also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits….
Sound good to you? Apply now using our quick and easy online form! We're looking forward to hearing from you!