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17 Jan 2019

Full-timeBackend Engineer

Personio – Posted by Miriam Eder Anywhere

Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to play a decisive part in shaping a company’s rapid growth and to learn from your tasks? Get inspired by our enthusiastic team and help us build the leading HR platform in Europe!

Job Role

Join our team as a Backend Engineer and take an active role in shaping our engineering culture and the future of our platform. You will work in an effective, autonomous feature-based team, where you will get to play out your dev skills in a high-impact driven environment. You will be responsible for the full cycle of feature development in your team (from conceptualisation to maintenance), and take part in architecting the backend of our complex, mission-critical HR Operating System.

Required Skills

  • Experience with PHP-based MVC frameworks and SQL-based relational database design
  • Strong OO design skills, experience with development and support of complex B2B systems
  • Experience with automated testing: knowledge of when and what to test
  • Interest in DevOps, not shy to reach out for terminal
  • Willing to build software in a “You build it, you run it” manner
  • Ideally, experience with Docker and container orchestration solutions (Kubernetes)
  • Proactive problem solver: you leave code and processes in a better shape
  • Passionate team player who enjoys working with talented colleagues
  • Motivated to receive and give feedback, to grow both personally and as an engineer
  • Interest and passion to learn and experiment with new technologies
  • Strong written and spoken English (level B2/C1 on a CEFR scale)
  • Willing to relocate - position onsite-only in Munich


About Personio

Personio is a fast growing HR SaaS startup founded in Munich. It offers a flexible and holistic HR and Applicant Management software to bundle all HR processes digitally into one solution and is designed for small and medium businesses from 10 to 1.000 employees. To date, Personio has been awarded several times and plays an essential role in making the day-to-day operations of more than 1.000 HR teams across the globe more effective and transparent. We are a dynamic and international team whose goal is to build the leading HR platform in Europe.


  • Carry the full responsibility for your working area, engage in a creative working environment and enjoy short decision-making paths
  • Work in our central and modern office in the heart of Munich and enjoy delicious Fairtrade coffee, various cold drinks, fruit and muesli for free
  • Use your annual development budget of € 1.500 to improve your knowledge and develop your career
  • Become part of our unique Personio Community and celebrate our success in regular team events (office dinners, hackathons, skiing trips, oktoberfest, etc.)
  • Decide whether you want lightning-fast electric UNU electric scooter as a company vehicle or an additional payment for your monthly MVV ticket
  • Through a subsidised Qualitrain membership, you can train for just € 25 a month in 90 fitness and yoga studios, swimming pools and other facilities in Munich
  • Flexible home office regulation, relocation support and 26 paid vacation days

How to Apply

Please apply online or send your CV to

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: #startup, backend, engineer, Munich, and software.

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