YAS.life - PHP/Symfony Developer - Mobile App Digital - Health Startup

PHP/Symfony – Mobile App (m/w) – as of now


We are looking for a PHP/Symfony Developer for our Berlin Startup focused on consumer-oriented Digital Health solutions. Our mission is to provide users an innovative mobile engagement platform that supports a healthier and more active lifestyle. Our YAS-App was successfully launched in 2016. We are now taking YAS to the next level.


YOUR TYPICAL DAY as PHP/Symfony Developer might include the following:

  • Develop new back-end services and APIs for our apps
  • Enhance data models, APIs and code to enable a multi-tenant setup
  • Lead an off-shore development team (PHP developers, QA)
  • Setup scalable infrastructure and deployment procedures
  • Align with iOS and Android developers to smoothly integrate your APIs into our apps
  • Advise product owners and app developers on technical feasibility of their ideas
  • Manage data migrations


  • 5+ years’ experience in professional PHP development
  • 2+ years’ experience with Symfony
  • Solid DevOps experience (e.g., EC2, RDS)
  • Familiarity in using and setting up continuous integration processes
  • Full proficiency of SQL, NoSQL
  • Experience in developing RESTful APIs
  • Experiences in deploying and scaling Symfony based back-ends
  • Passion for high quality code and efficient development processes
  • Knowledge in agile development methods, especially SCRUM
  • High motivation, reliability and independent work style
  • Very good English skills and German language skills are a plus
  • First experience with multi-tenant applications
  • Familiarity with the eHealth industry


  • This is a permanent position within our IT team in Berlin and with competitive pay rates.     
  • We offer you the unique opportunity of shaping, building an developing a digital health startup in its growth phase and to achieve operational excellence.
  • We are a company with a purpose: have an impact on our users wellbeing, by building a product which helps them to stay active and healthy.
  • A healthy and open minded culture. We get sporty twice a week: practicing Yoga on our roof terrace and joining our running group is a great way to show how active you can be.
  • You will work closely with our CTO.
  • Challenges and room for personal and professional development in a flat hierarchy.

Being part of an awesome international team in Berlin-Mitte. At this moment we embrace 6 different nationalities!


Great! We want to meet you! Please get in touch and send your application to Christin to job@yas.life. We are looking forward to meet you in our office or via a first skype call.

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