Middle PHP Developer for Flixbus (Kharkiv)

Kharkiv, Ukraine


FlixBus is a European long distance mobility provider with headquarters in Munich, Berlin, Milan, Paris and Zagreb. Thanks to a smart business model and innovative technologies, the startup has established Europe's largest intercity bus network in less than four years and has no intention of stopping expansion anytime soon.FlixMobility Tech, the highly skilled IT organization that contributes to FlixBus's success, is currently looking for PHP Developers and Engineers (m/f) to join our Berlin office.
FlixMobility Tech is an organization with more than 150 members, organized in more than 20 cross-functional agile teams that base their work on state of the art technologies. To sum it all up, we have great ambitions and offer excellent career opportunities.

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On behalf of Flixbus, Ciklum is looking for a Middle PHP Developer to join Kharkiv team on a full-time basis.


  • You design technical solutions that serve millions of users;
  • You decouple our large systems to independent services and self-contained systems;
  • You optimize databases that have hundreds of millions of rows;
  • You write SOLID, maintainable, flexible, testable and tested code;
  • You analyze, propose and drive technology improvements;
  • You support our CI/CD environment. Produce positive impact with each release;
  • You support our agile, iterative, flexible, team-oriented development.


  • Solution oriented attitude, with a focus on materializing the business vision through technical means;
  • Experience in or willingness to grow in: PHP 7, Symfony, Percona, MySQL, NGINX, Kubernetes, Docker, Redis, Elastic Search, Design Patterns, Continuous Integration and Deployment (Unit testing/Jenkins/GitLab CI/Ansible/Pepper), Agile Project Management (Scrum, JIRA workflows, Grooming sessions), PHPStorm, Vagrant, Debian, Graylog, Rollbar and more!
  • Good SQL experience and good understanding of an ORM’s internals.


  • Upper-intermediate English; any other European language is a plus;
  • Bachelor/Master in Informatics, Computer Science, Business Informatics, Economics or similar;
  • Experience working in a Scrum/Agile environment and solid foundation in software development practices.

What's in it for you

  • Be part of an incredibly fast growing company with a strong brand and highly motivated and international team;
  • Work on your self-defined challenges during our HackRdays few times a year!
  • Cutting edge technologies, Agile development practices, and product focused environment dealing with demanding engineering and scaling challenges;
  • Training and Conference opportunities;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Regular business trips to Berlin and Munich;
  • 12 100% free Flixbus rides per year, 5 50% vouchers for family/friends per year;
  • Language course support.