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    Software Developer PHP at Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) (Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland)
    Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) Employer
    Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
    Job Type
    Job Location
    Full Time
    Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland

    Job Description:

    The Software Developer PHP maintains and creates quality, data-centric, interdependent systems to provide GLEIF’s services, in collaboration with colleagues and outsourcing partners. Throughout a project's life cycle, the Software Developer will autonomously and/or collaboratively drive technical projects, identify dependencies, facilitate technical decision and participate in cross-functional team discussions and be responsible for the quality, scope, effort, and timeliness of the deliverables.

    Key responsibilities:

    • Technical design, implementation, testing, documentation, integration and maintenance of data-centric applications and interdependent systems

    • Analyze problems, gather requirements and create technical designs & specifications

    • Maintain a high standard of software quality within the team by adhering to and establishing QA pipelines & best practices

    • Work on new projects and support the maintenance of existing ones

    • Collaborate with colleagues of all departments and outsourcing partners to plan, coordinate, and deliver work throughout a project's life cycle

    • Provide and receive constructive feedback in technical meetings and code reviews

    • Support the Head of IT Development & Operations in IT and service related matters

    • Proactively apprise the Head of IT Development & Operations of issues/concerns regarding IT development and/or operational matters

    Experience and competencies for success:

    • At least 3 years of experience writing robust software in a test-driven approach, ideally collaboratively

    • University degree in Computer Science or related field preferred

    • Excellent knowledge of PHP7, its ecosystem and best practices

    • Test-driven development workflow that results in modular and maintainable software

    • Knowledge of security best practices and defensive programming

    • Practical and recent experience with Laravel and a good understanding of its various components and underlying design principles

    • Ability to model complex problem domains and a good grasp of (No)SQL technologies

    • Comfortable collaborating in a multi-branch git workflow; e.g. "git flow"

    • Efficient & effective utilization of your text editor/IDE of choice

    • Ability to build and consume (RESTful) APIs; preferably knowledge of the JSON:API specification

    • Familiarity with the Linux command line

    • Team spirit and good communication skills

    • Fluent spoken and written English; additional language skills advantageous

    A plus would be:

    • Python 3+ programming skills

    • Fundamental understanding of XML, XSD, XSLT

    • Practical experience with processing large data sets and/or streams

    • Familarity with modern frontend web development technology & frameworks such as Vue.js

    • Practical "dev-ops" experience in utilizing tools such as Docker, Ansible, GitLab CI, etc. during the whole lifecycle of an application

    • Knowledge of Solr or similar search platforms

    • Exposure to ITIL in practice

    • A public GitHub profile

    What we offer:

    This is an opportunity to make an impact on the transparency of the financial services and other industries in a not-for-profit, stable business that is committed to investing in the foundation, its partner relationships and its employees. You will join a highly motivated team with the mission to successfully implement the Global Legal Entity Identifier System. Compensation and benefits will be of course adequate to the position.

    In addition, we offer:

    • A multi-cultural organization with the office directly in the city center of Frankfurt

    • Flexible working hours

    • Open office space that facilitates & encourages collaboration; headphones allowed

    • Beverages & fresh fruits

    • Subsidized gym membership

    • iMac workstation with 2 displays; custom keyboard if required

    • Company iPhone & MacBook

    • Access to online learning platforms (e.g. Pluralsight, Laracast)

    Additional information

    Department: IT Development & Operations
    Reports into: Head of IT Development & Operations
    Management responsibility: No
    Location: Frankfurt, Germany
    Scope: Full-time

    Your application

    We look forward to your application in English. Please email your resume alongside a letter of interest as PDF to Lutz Peters from PERPOS, our recruitment agency, at:

    Please note: All foreign applicants from outside the EU must have a valid work permit to work in Germany.


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