supervisor_account NEW WORK SE
room Vienna, Austria
stars Intermediate
euro_symbol 45-68K

Backend Engineer PHP (f/m/x) at NEW WORK SE


  • Strong object-oriented PHP skills, experience with MVC frameworks (Symfony is a plus);
  • Experience in designing, building, testing and shipping web applications.
  • Automated testing, clean code and code coverage is just as important to you as production code;
  • Exceptional experience with various design and architectural patterns, algorithms, and data structures (experience with microservices is valued).
  • You're into agile methodologies and enjoy working in teams with a focus on sharing knowledge.
  • DevOps mentality and result-oriented experience with MySQL and Linux administration is of advantage.
  • Experience with Elasticsearch/SOLR/Lucene is a plus.
  • Great English communication skills.

Scope of Work

  • Design, test, build, ship and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable object-oriented PHP8 code.
  • You provide and enhance tools to automate processes and ultimately improve our development environment.
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications.
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems.
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization.
  • You have the great opportunity to work in an international, cross-functional environment (communicating in English, German is not required).


  • We believe that life is too short to spend it at the wrong company. That’s why we want to empower people to choose the right place to work and aim to create a better workplace for all.
  • You will find flexitime, home office up to 100% and a high degree of autonomy in your daily work
  • At kununu - a part of New Work SE, a highly diverse and international crew over 4 locations consisting out of more than 15 nationalities awaits you.
  • We live an open and transparent culture: we offer regular “Ask me anything”-sessions with our leadership team, hold a monthly global company meeting and use kununu engage as an internal feedback tool.
  • We offer our employees numerous benefits, that make kununu - a part of New Work SE an even better place to work: 6 weeks of vacation per year, latest Apple hardware devices also for private use, multiple corporate benefits (e.g. shopping discounts), restaurant vouchers (Sodexo), healthy snacks, free coffee & drinks.
  • Want to bring your dog to the office? No problem at our Office - the New Work Base in Vienna.
  • Due to legal requirements in Austria, we are obliged to state the minimum salary for this position. Our salary range for this position starts at 45.000 €. Based on your experience and qualifications, our final offer will be a competitive market value-based salary.


We don’t see “New Work” as a buzzword. To us, it’s a promise.

We strive to make happiness at work a reality – by creating the best team setup you can imagine, driving innovation and working on things we're all passionate about.

Based on this conviction, we align our brands, products and services around a common vision – for a better working life.

Currently, around 1600 employees from 55 different nations are actively shaping the future of work at our HQ in Hamburg and other locations like Berlin, Munich, Vienna, Zurich, Barcelona, Valencia and Porto. About 400 of our employees are developers, working on the product portfolio of brands like XING or kununu.

Their expertise enables us to offer solutions that will change the way companies work and recruit, matching the right people with the right jobs.

Do you want to enhance everyone's working life, including your own? Welcome to NEW WORK SE.