Senior Backend Engineer (all genders)

  • Flaconi GmbH
  • Berlin, Germany

Senior Backend Engineer (all genders)

Job description

  • You work in a cross-functional team where you develop and shape the different features in the flaconi webshop that go beyond conventional eCommerce
  • Therefore you closely collaborate with Product Owners, DevOps and other Engineering Teams and participate in discovery sessions
  • You design, develop and optimize customer-facing features, keeping performance, scalability and testability in mind by taking over ownership for the whole development cycle
  • Furthermore, you anticipate technical impediments by building and implementing scalable and reliable solutions
  • You encourage technical discussion and decision making within your team by balancing customer impact and technical quality
  • Besides that, you proactively mentor your colleagues, share knowledge and learn from your peers
  • You foster a culture of transparency and communication as well as positive and solution-oriented attitude


  • At least three years of hands-on experience building highly scalable consumer-facing web applications in PHP and frameworks like Symfony, Laravel or comparable environments
  • Experience in design and development of microservice architecture on a distributed cloud system and developing client-facing API
  • Basic knowledge of JS/HTML/CSS
  • Understanding of modern Frontend frameworks/technologies (e.g. React/Redux, TypeScript)
  • Very good understanding of building and debugging of scalable, high-performance microservices
  • Hands-on experience building applications using AWS
  • Strong sense of ownership, entrepreneurial & analytical thinking as well as a communicative and proactive nature for teamwork and collaborations
  • Expertise in agile development practices as coaching, knowledge sharing, pair programming and code reviews
  • Eager to learn new technologies
  • Business fluent in English, German is a plus

  • flaconis employees matter to them: flaconi offers you a permanent contract
  • Easy-going workplace: flaconi pays your BVG ticket and does not have a dresscode
  • International flair: flaconi supports your relocation
  • Employee discounts: As a flaconi you benefit from generous discounts not only in flaconis Online-Shop but also at partner companies
  • Work-Life-Balance: Flexible working hours and home office options allow you to reconcile work and private life
  • flaconi Fitness: flaconi takes care of your health. Through a wide range of sports, flaconi helps you to stay fit
  • flaconi takes care of you: flaconi wants to support you also in times of individual crisis, therefore flaconi offers you and your relatives help for your mental health through the Fürstenberg Institute
  • Recreation and relaxation: flaconi offers you 29 days of vacation and the possibility of a paid sabbatical
  • Family first: flaconis “emergency-moms” are there for you in out-of-the-ordinary situations and look after your child on site in the office
  • flaconi Academy: Actively shape your own career path and take advantage of our internal and external training opportunities
  • Dog Policy: Dogs are welcome in flaconis office
  • flaconis know how to party: You can look forward to cool team events and company parties
  • Agile work: As part of our cross-functional teams, you have the opportunity to help shape and advance cross-departmental topics
  • Freedom for innovation: You can let your ideas run free at flaconis regular hackathons and get inspiration for your daily business at Tech Talks and Breakfast Lectures
  • Thinking about tomorrow together: flaconi subsidizes your savings contribution to the company pension scheme with an additional 20%
  • Welcome aboard: Not only flaconis onboarding day helps you to orientate yourself in the first time, but also your personal buddy
  • Food & drinks: For flaconi it goes without saying that extras such as drinks and fruits are free

Shape flaconis company’s success with them and apply now online! We look forward to receiving your complete application documents including your earliest starting date. Please direct your application to Max Wüstehube (Recruiter).

flaconi is one of the largest online pure player for beauty products in Germany. The online shop’s extensive portfolio consists of more than 850 international brands and 55.000 products in the categories perfume, skin care, make-up, hair care, natural cosmetics and accessories. The online shop covers, from drugstore over organic cosmetics to premium, all product segments. flaconi was founded in 2011 and today already employs over 500 people at three locations, at its headquarters in Berlin-Charlottenburg and its logistics centre, as well as the flaconi Concept Store in Berlin Mitte. The German online shop has won numerous awards and is also represented in Austria and Poland.