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Ref: #43814

Senior Backend PHP (kotlin) Developer

Senior PHP Developer (Kotlin) – Dusseldorf – Software Company (Kafka, Docker, GCP)

A Multinational Technology Company and household name globally are looking for Senior Backend developers to join their Development centre in Dusseldorf. They are looking for someone who can be hands-on with development, design and has a keen eye for innovation.

My client is one of few companies in the world who have a working culture and environment which rivals the likes of Amazon, Google or Facebook. Not only is their environment comparable so is their approach to technology and development methodologies.

Their engineers develop next-generation technologies that change how millions of users search and find their required services, the developers form the beating heart of the company and they are searching for employees who share their passion

This is truly an opportunity for someone who wants to work in a team of superstar developers, working Leading Edge Technologies.

Technology Stack: PHP, Kotlin (backend), Kafka, Redis, MySql, Docker, Jenkins, HashiCorp, AWS migration to Google Cloud

The role:

  • Develop and contribute to technology, architecture, workflow and design decisions.
  • Create fault-tolerant and scalable applications by writing clean, maintainable and testable code.
  • Set up efficient and high performing database queries for SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Migration of their legacy services to our current microservice based technology stack.
  • Collaborate, support and work closely with frontend, backend, QA, design and concept teams.
  • Support with writing technical documentation and writing tests for new and existing product features.

What you’ll need:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related technical field.
  • Over 3 years of experience in building APIs and backend services with PHP
  • Follow good development practices like test automation, CI/CD, source version control (GIT), etc.
  • To be interested and motivated to work with other programming languages depending on project requirements.
  • To be a team player and enjoy collaborating with different people and profiles as well as share knowledge.
  • Fluent in English


  • Experience with Hashicorp products (Vault, Consul, Nomad) management.
  • Experience with Kafka and/or messaging systems.
  • Experience working with Docker.
  • Experience with Kotlin
  • Experience with CI using Travis, Jenkins or similar.
  • Good understanding of user requirements.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV and our consultants will be in touch. If you have any questions, please contact Ukantha Thangarajah on Ukantha@next-ventures.com


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