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The backbone unit is the heart of ABOUT YOU’s IT. The team’s systems abstract the complexity of dealing with more than 100 merchants in different countries by providing standardized access to products and stocks within our company. It provides the APIs which handle orders, shipments, returns etc. worth more than € 1,000,000 in total – every single day. Dealing with high volumes of data, continuously monitoring data flows and solving complex challenges are part of the team member’s day to day business.

You want to code mvp-focused with great impact on our core system? You like to scale this system beyond boundaries by bringing our solutions into the cloud and making them available to external e-commerce companies? Then you are the perfect support for our Backbone team which is currently looking for a Senior PHP Developer (m/f).



  • You’ll join the heart of ABOUT YOU’s technology where we handle products, orders, stocks, shipments etc.
  • Development with PHP in Laravel on AWS
  • Great software architecture with many opportunities to learn and gain knowledge
  • Possibility to contribute your ideas and know-how
  • Fast team, flat hierarchies and very short decision making process
  • Supervising and monitoring our software in integration, staging and live environments
  • Diverse tech stack - proven winners instead of hypes
  • Agile processes, that are adapted to the team’s and project’s needs


  • A good knowledge of php7, git, redis and MySQL is a must
  • You are familiar with centralized logging, monitoring and alerting solutions
  • Building scalable distributed systems is something you enjoy
  • You focus on detail and can’t stop searching until you find the root cause of an issue
  • Solution and team oriented as well as independently and proactively working
  • Team spirit and flexibility


  • The new way of developing:
    • Open structure: small teams with start-up spirit and hands-on mentality, chance to stay focused and specialize
    • Striving for excellence: be an expert and take ownership of your work, possibility to take a lead developer role for a certain period, possibility to switch teams
    • Clarity is King: clear and transparent communication, learning from mistakes, celebrating success
    • Technology stack and methods based on an opinionated mindset
  • Free Laracasts account
  • Free choice of IDE or OS
  • Free entry to one of Europe's largest Developer Conferences: code.talks
  • Actively participating in Germany’s most exciting e-commerce project
  • A highly talented, dynamic and motivated team
  • Brand new office in Hamburg’s city center
  • Attractive employee discounts in all our shops
  • A variety of additional benefits and employee services
  • Regular company events
  • Language and yoga classes at no extra charge, fresh fruits daily and free drinks of all kind
  • Help in the Visa application and relocation process if needed

We are looking forward to receiving your application - preferably via our online application portal! Thus we can ensure a faster process and for you it is very easy to upload your application documents. :-)

Katrin Nikolova Recruiting
Domstraße 10
20095 Hamburg

040 638 569 281