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Backend Engineer (PHP)

Berlin Engineering & Product


We are AMBOSS, and we’re looking for a Backend Engineer. Engineers at AMBOSS are at the forefront of shaping user experience for doctors and students, helping them make critical decisions, ultimately impacting the healthcare of billions of people worldwide. We are looking for someone with a passion for getting the most out of technology and people, setting the pace and direction of excellence for engineering craft. Join our agile team on a mission to elevate AMBOSS  into a guided learning experience by giving users the right learning material and challenges at the right time.

What you will do:

  • Actively contributing to engineering projects from conception to completion.
  • Drive the adoption of best practices in code health, testing, and maintainability.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements and specifications.
  • Share your knowledge within the AMBOSS community, contributing to a culture of continuous learning and growth.

What you will bring: 

  • Proven expertise with PHP and its modern frameworks (such as Symfony, Slim, Laravel.).
  • Experience in the full web development lifecycle, including requirements analysis, system design, coding, testing (unit and integration), deployment, and maintenance. 
  • Proficient in building and integrating APIs ( GraphQL and/or RESTful) and adept at robust database design and management.
  • Strong knowledge of SOLID principles, best practices, and design patterns, with recent or substantial hands-on application, is a plus.
  • Proficient in using Git for version control, including branching, merging, and code review processes.
  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving and analytical abilities, with a track record of addressing complex technical challenges effectively.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, capable of articulating technical concepts clearly and effectively to various stakeholders.


AMBOSSians tell us that innovative work keeps them energized and employee benefits help them to feel appreciated and empowered. We invest in every AMBOSSian with our employee benefits package, crafted to support financial, physical, and mental health, and work-life harmony.

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We believe in diversity as a driving force of innovation and welcome people of all backgrounds to help us achieve our mission of empowering physicians to provide the best possible care – to everyone, everywhere.

Did we just describe your ideal next role? We encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all of the requirement