Software Engineer (m/f) PHP - XING Corporate

For a better working life

For a better working life

Software Engineer (m/f) PHP

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.

Our ProWork team consists of around 40 people all working to provide the best possible experience for job-seeking XING users by addressing both registered XING users as well as logged-out users. The product teams work together with the marketing and analytics teams to develop and implement new ideas for the XING Stellenmarkt, the ProJobs membership, and connected services such as, and The ProWork business unit employs colleagues from many countries in two offices in Hamburg and Barcelona.

A challenging task

  • You will play a senior role in a small international, cross-functional team
  • Design, test, build, ship and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable object-oriented PHP7 code
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Help foster a PHP community within the XING family

A convincing background

  • Strong object-oriented PHP skills, experience with MVC (MVPP) frameworks (i.e. Zend, Symfony 2/3)
  • Several years of experience in designing, building, testing and shipping web applications
  • Automated testing, clean code and code coverage is just as important to you as production code
  • Exceptional experience with various design and architectural patterns, algorithms, and data structures (i.e. for NoSQL databases)
  • You're into agile methodologies and enjoy working in teams with a focus on sharing knowledge
  • String networker with a result-oriented mindset
  • Experience with front-end tech (HTML, CSS, JS) and Ruby / RoR experience 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….

If this profile matches your expertise, experience and aspirations, we’d be delighted to receive your full application, including salary requirements and possible starting date.

We're an Open Source contributor ( and let the world know what we're doing ( while also organising public user groups and coding events.


Martina Hertel

Martina Hertel

Senior HR Manager

Software Engineering 

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