Senior Backend Engineer

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We're looking for a motivated and driven Senior Backend Engineer (m/f/d) who will help us shape our team, drive the company to the next level, and have the most direct influence on our success.

Your Tasks – Paint the world green

  • You will propose, design, document technical solutions that serve millions of users 
  • You will decouple our large systems to independent services and self-contained systems 
  • You will optimize databases that have hundreds of millions of rows
  • You will write SOLID, maintainable, flexible, testable and tested code
  • You will analyze, propose and drive technology improvements 
  • You will support our CI/CD environment. Produce positive impact with each release 
  • You will support our agile, iterative, flexible, team-oriented development

Your Profile – Ready to hop on board

  • 5+ years of commercial experience
  • Deep knowledge of PHP 7+ 
  • Good knowledge and experience with Symfony, MySQL, NGINX, Redis, Elastic Search, Docker, AWS, Design Patterns, Continuous Integration and Deployment (Unit testing/GitLab/CI/Ansible), Vagrant, Rollbar, DataDog, etc.
  • Good SQL experience and understanding of an ORM's internals 
  • Solid foundation in software development practices 
  • Ability to split a complicated task into smaller deliverable chunks 
  • Experience working in a Scrum/Agile environment 
  • Intermediate level of English (or higher) 
  • Solution-oriented attitude, with a focus on materializing the business vision through technical means 
  • Have the ability and willingness to learn quickly, and to handle pressure in a fast-paced environment 
  • Great communication and collaboration skills, be an active team member, share the team's responsibilities

Our Perks – More than just a job

  • Have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, we are changing the way people travel, and you too can have an impact on this ride.
  • Trust-based working. We don't punch the clock – organize your own schedule. We trust in what you do!
  • Push boundaries. Everyone is equally important and works together on uncharted challenges alongside inspiring colleagues from all over the world.
  • Fun at work and beyond. Discover the world with your free FlixBus rides and join our regular team events – there's always something to celebrate!
  • Feel at home. We provide you with a laptop, comfortable working space, free drinks, a casual dress code, diverse employee discounts and more.

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

FlixMobility – A place to enjoy work and have an impact

The future of transportation is Green. Here at FlixMobility 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.

FlixMobility 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.








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