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Media Ventures GmbH Seeks Senior Software Developer PHP (Cologne, Germany)
Jun 04, 2008 @ 18:47:28

Company Media Ventures GmbH
Location Cologne, Germany
Title Senior Software Developer PHP

Media Ventures is one of the leading independent corporate venture capital companies in Germany. We invest with success in young media and technology enterprises. Success stories like germany's biggest internet dating platform neu.de or the online travel agency weg.de demonstrate how we support companies and their founders to succeed.

Our software development department supports start-ups and established enterprises in technical advancement of online platforms and implements new ideas in internal projects. An important aspect of our work is our own open source PHP framework based on the Zend Framework.

We are looking for senior software developers to join our team. You will work on online projects, designing and implementing object oriented software modules in PHP5 for scalable web applications. You are familiar with social networks, weblogs and web services and eager to bring in your experience and ideas. As an experienced programmer you are able to guide colleagues with less experience.


  • 3+ years experience in web application development
  • Excellent knowledge of OOP and object-oriented softwaredesign with design patterns
  • Knowledge of UML
  • Hands-on experience with PHP5, sophisticated application as reference
  • Knowledge of SQL and database design
  • Strong communicator, team player
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with VCS, preferable Subversion
  • Good command of English and German
  • Goal-oriented, reliable, able to work under pressure
  • Eager to learn about new web technologies
  • Experience with Unit Tests, pereferable PHPUnit
  • Experience with scalable web applications


  • Zend Framework
  • MySQL
  • Javascript
  • Understanding of web services und syndication
  • Interest in social networking, blogging technologies and recommendation systems
  • Drupal

If you want to show us some code you are proud of, feel free to append it to your application.

Please submit your application to jobs [at] mediaventures [dot] de or

Media Ventures GmbH
Wesselinger Strasse 22-30
50999 Cologne

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