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Head of Backend Development

Job Description

About us Founded in 2011 this company offers hand-picked, hard-to-find design products and furniture items which are available to buy at the online store usually in limited editions and only for a short time. The company has about 70 employees and an international team of experienced design scouts who search for suitable products from high-quality manufacturers and furniture workshops and curate the shop’s range.

We are a young multinational, enthusiastic and fun team based in Berlin’s heart. And we are looking for an enthusiastic, engaged and motivated Head of Backend Development who ideally is passionate about design. Be part of a small growing team realizing a big vision and enjoy a great, open working environment with highly talented, open and dynamic people!


Personal skills

  • You completed successfully at least 5 Magento projects
  • You are an experienced pro in PHP development (4+ years)
  • You have at least 2 years hands-on experience with Magento
  • You are ideally a Magento Certified Developer
  • You are proficient in OOP
  • You have a good understanding of Web analytics and SEO techniques
  • You are experienced in e-commerce
  • You are passionate of technologies and of what you’re working on
  • At the same time you are self-motivated and hard working and will pull any strings to get things done. You take pride in the quality of your work and have strong and fluent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • You have the willingness to adapt to changing business goals and employ creative thinking to solve problems and you are able to work on multiple pending projects in the same sprint
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and thrive in a fast moving startup environment where open feedback is the norm


Technical skills

  • PHP 5, PHPUnit
  • Magento, Zend Framework
  • MySQL, Memcached, APC, Redis, Varnish


About what you’ll be working on

  • You will be responsible for driving projects to the finishline
  • You will be working closely with Project Management to be fast and efficient




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