PHP Backend Developer (m/f/d)

We continue to grow and are looking to strengthen our IT team with a 

PHP Backend Developer (m/f/d)

for the next possible date in full-time for our headquarters at Frankfurt Airport.

heyworld GmbH is a young and innovative logistics company that overcomes boundaries in global e-commerce with its shipping solutions. As a digital start-up in the global Lufthansa Cargo Group, we ensure optimal transit and turnaround times for our customers’ shipments. In cooperation with our partners, we are able to transport parcels to over 300 destinations worldwide every day. We combine airfreight with the last mile and solve logistical challenges in an uncomplicated and reliable way.

What you’ll do:


Software development is your passion? Do you love working in a dynamic, hierarchy-free team and developing sustainable product solutions? 

That’s a good match! With us, you can actively participate in the conception and development of end-to-end logistics solutions for cross-border eCommerce.

  • Develop new modules and features for our TMS
  • Adapt existing features and workflows to changing business requirement
  • Write clean, robust, maintainable code
  • Ensure all of our technology is scalable
  • Work with our own IT team as well as external developers
  • Debug and maintain existing code
  • Write automated tests to ensure a good code quality and stability

The right fit:


You have a technical education/studies and/or relevant work experience, are talented, inquisitive and motivated to do excellent work that will advance our team and the company? You want to play to your individual strengths and at the same time benefit from the experience of your team colleagues? This profile is tailor-made for you? 

  • University degree or relevant experience
  • 3 or more years of backend development experience, at least two years with PHP
  • Experience with containerization, e.g. Docker
  • Deep understanding of RESTful APIs
  • Proficiency with SQL databases
  • Bonus points if you have some experience with Golang
  • Willingness to understand business processes and seek the right solutions to support them
  • Be a team player
  • Flexibility, open-mindedness and a hands-on mentality
  • Willingness to understand the requirements of our customers and our business
  • Fluency in English (writing / speaking)

What else is in for you? Our benefits.

Flexible working hours

Free drinks and snacks

Free monthly ticket

Regular team events

Flat hierarchies

Regular training

Sounds interesting? Please contact us.

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