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Senior Software Engineer (PHP) (w/m/d)



Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

We are Billie, the leading provider of Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods for businesses, offering B2B companies innovative digital payment services and modern checkout solutions. We are to create a new standard for business payments and have made it our mission to simplify the purchasing experience for all businesses making it a tool for growth. Our solutions are based on proprietary, machine-learning-supported risk models, fully digitized processes and a highly scalable tech platform. This makes us a deep-tech company building financial products, not the other way around. We love building simple and elegant solutions and we strive for automation and scalability.

About the role:

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer for Billie's Payments domain. We are cracking the B2B finance world and our segment covers the core of the business dealing with funds movement - initiation, settlement, transactions identification, reconciliation and reporting. We thrive in our fast-paced atmosphere, prioritizing quality and trusting our empowered engineering teams.

In this role:

  • You will design, create, test, deploy, maintain and improve existing software.
  • You will be in charge of improving/changing the present status quo, whether through smart refactoring or the addition of new software.
  • You will mentor and teach team members, exchange knowledge with other teams, and do thorough code reviews.
  • You will develop CI/CD tools and practices.
  • You are self-organized, self-driven, and willing to take ownership of initiatives from start to finish while assisting teams in moving forward.

Who we are looking for:

  • You have strong PHP software development experience in large-scale, highly-available and reliable production systems.
  • You are knowledgeable in Symfony or other relevant, similar frameworks
  • You have strong engineering practical experience (9+years) inclined to offer architectural advice while ensuring security and scalability.
  • You have proven record of moving from other stacks is preferred (preferably JVM)
  • You have experience in working with Microservices and Cloud-based development environments (event-driven architecture, CQRS)
  • You have been able to work in a product-driven environment and understanding DDD (Domain Driven Design) and applying it in on your day to day work
  • You were able to gain working experience with TDD, mobbing, pair programming.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

We have chosen domain-driven design as our approach to organize teams and offer them focus, as a consequence we expect any potential Senior Engineers to have a deep understanding of this and of course be able to apply the same daily.
The tech organization is aligned with our overall business goals, therefore cross-team collaboration is essential for success in this role.

We operate a “you build it, you maintain it” approach to delivery, hence ownership is expected to be end to end. From design, testing to deployment and monitoring, the full lifecycle is your hands as a Senior Engineer.

What we offer:

  • Flexible work hours and trust in your ability to deliver, empowering you to take control of your work-life balance
  • Hybrid working approach enabling a good balance working from home and the office
  • One of the best Virtual Shares Incentive Programs in the market, so that everyone at Billie is invested in our success
  • Our “Catch a Ride with Billie” program, that enables discounted access to Berlin Public Transport (BVG)
  • A yearly development budget to broaden your skill set and horizons
  • Free German group classes
  • An English-speaking, multicultural team with more than 46 nationalities
  • Great office space at Checkpoint Charlie with free gym access, barista coffee, drinks and more

Billie offers you the opportunity to be a part of one of the fastest-growing Fintech startups in Europe following the mission to innovate to create new freedom for businesses of all sizes. Our combined decades of experience in B2B Financing and Payments in a market thirsty for innovation and change make this a fantastic possibility to get into the most dynamic space in tech.

Join an international team of talented, passionate people where drive and merit matter. We work in nimble, cross-functional teams with open communication lines across the company. You’ll be surrounded by smart people from a wide variety of backgrounds from which you can learn and that want to learn from you.

Are you ready to join Billie?

Billie is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment in our workplace. By embracing talents and abilities of all kinds, we aim to boost motivation and team creativity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, age, marital status, gender, political views, beliefs, sexual orientation, color, disability status, or any other demographic factors.