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Senior Backend Developer – PHP (F/M/D)

Hybrid Work at Cologne Site

Is your IT focus directed on what is behind the surface? And do you like to be the one ensuring a smooth-running IT infrastructure and software environment? If you answered both questions with YES – then we are looking for you to bring in all your skills to our Team – based in Cologne – as a Senior Backend Developer (F/M/D) – at the next possible time.

Please note: A Work permit for Germany/EU is required!

Nuromedia is an international software company focused on interactive applications and conceives its own business models as a company builder. We develop digital solutions and sustainable business models for relevant markets. With our partners, we play to our strengths in research and innovation projects and for established customers.

Current key areas are applications for e-health, smart industry, IoT, digital twin, gamification, machine learning/AI and e-learning. Our international team from 22 countries is primarily made up of developers, designers, artists and entrepreneurs. Our team combines competencies such as software engineering, game development, 2D/3D animation, AR, MR & VR development, UI/UX design and IoT.

Our Culture – Four Good Reasons To Work With Us

  • For us people must be allowed to be people. That is the basis of our cooperation at eye level. No fake – no show!
  • We attach great importance to living diversity – this is particularly evident in our 22 nationalities
  • Independence and self-responsibility paired with an entrepreneurial mindset characterize our everyday work
  • What else you should know about us: Yes – we all make mistakes sometimes. But that doesn’t mean the end of the world, because we learn from them. That’s how we can improve and grow

So, you want a job where you can make a difference? Then don’t wait, get in touch with us! Send us your application in German or English incl. your entry date and salary expectation via email: jobs[at]nuromedia.[com]


  • Development and maintenance of PHP based backend applications (APIs)
  • Integration of external services (third party APIs)
  • Evaluation of new application requirements and reported bugs
  • Writing readable and maintainable codes and performing regular refactorings to adjust the application architecture to changed requirements
  • Support the Line Manager and take the lead on specific projects
  • Cooperate with the other team members to a common goal
  • Contribute ideas and workable solutions


  • A work permit for Germany is required!
  • 4+ years of experience in Backend Development PHP
  • Profound and practical knowledge of the PHP programming language
  • Excellent skills in object-oriented PHP programming
  • Profound knowledge of automated testing (PHPUnit)
  • Good knowledge of relational databases (MySQL/MariaDB)
  • Practical / working experience with:
    • object-relational mapping systems (Doctrine)
    • version control systems (SVN/Git)
    • issue-tracking systems (Jira)
  • Stress resistance and ability to keep the overview and flexibility while working on several projects in parallel


  • Hybrid work at the Cologne site
  • Flexible working hours and trust-based working time
  • Consideration for work-life balance
  • Interesting prospects and exciting, challenging tasks
  • A good, appreciative working atmosphere in an internationally active company
  • Flat hierarchies and a relaxed working atmosphere
  • Modern hardware provided by us
  • The use of current development tools and techniques
  • Diverse and varied tasks
  • The opportunity to work on international projects
  • Excellent opportunities for personal development through independent work

Our Interview Process

We offer a two-step recruitment process:

Step 1 First video call – We would like to know more about your mindset, your skills and your expectation

Step 2 If the first interview was OK for both sides, we will invite you to a technical interview. An expert will join that interview to have a technical conversation with you. Depending on the position the technical interview can also include programming tasks. For us it is important to create a realistic environment within the recruitment process. This is helpful and useful for both sides to get a better orientation

After the second step was successful we will make an offer to you

Together with passionate and talented candidates, we want to continue our journey to create something new in the Metaverse-Era. Are you ready for this challenge? Then send us your application (CV), including starting date and salary expectations to:

We are looking forward to your application – In English or German!


Nuromedia GmbH
Schaafenstr. 25
50676 Köln

Tel.: +49 221 39880840
Fax: +49 221 3988004

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Nuromedia GmbH

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Note: Work permit for Germany/EU is required

Hybrid working from contract location Germany/Cologne: Combination of mobile and office working incl. flexible working.

Germany: Schaafenstraße 25, 50676, Köln (Cologne), NRW


Interested? Then we look forward to receiving your application by mail in German or English: