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Vienna’s leading social software company “Die Socialisten” is operating, a software-as-a-service product in the social media marketing & community management space. As Austria's only company, we are part of the Facebook Marketing Partners program, and our customers include well-known brands like ARD, Burda, CHIP,, Drei Hutchison, ÖBB, ORF, Raiffeisen, Red Bull Media House and ZDF. is currently developed by a team of 5 software engineers (4 backend, 1 frontend) – for this team, we are looking for a…

Backend Web Developer [m/f] 


You have:

  • Excellent knowledge of modern application development with PHP7/PostgreSQL
  • Deep understanding of Software testing (backend)
  • API Communication (REST APIs/OAuth like Facebook, Twitter, …)
  • Interest in continuous optimisation / further improvement of a product
  • Interest in social media platforms and SaaS products

You will:

  • Design and implement the backend side of new features in the core app
  • Extend and implement the internal APIs (REST, GraphQL)
  • Improve performance of slow parts of our applications
  • Investigate, categorize and fix incoming bugs
  • Ensure consistently high quality of software by writing and executing new tests
  • Learn new technologies over time to keep up with challenges ahead

That’s the big picture:

  • We’re in the middle of fully deprecating CakePHP in favor of Laravel
  • We’re adopting GraphQL quickly and we’re committed to write new internal APIs for our new SPA frontend
  • We’re moving fast while being pragmatic. Keeping a good balance between rapid releases and stable & sustainable development is our daily business! Refactoring and innovation part of our DNA

That’s what we offer:

  • Room for own ideas and improvements to the product
  • We love SaaS :) Here’s more information about our Stack & Toolkit
  • We love having dinner and drinks together; in summer we have BBQs in our garden
  • Diversity welcome: Our team is as international as is our audience; English is a must-have, everything else is a bonus.
  • We’re family friendly. We guarantee the same job after returning from parental leave
  • Permanent position in Vienna, 38.5h – no Remote Work
  • Pick whatever system you like (Mac, Windows, Linux)
  • Personal budget for training and conferences
  • Free Wiener Linien Card
  • Minimum gross salary based on IT-KV ST1 (“Erfahrungsstufe”) EUR 3.282, pre-tax, 14x / year (EUR 45.948 annual). We’re happy to overpay in re. to your level of experience!
  • Financial support in case of necessary relocation

If this job posting got your attention, or you’re still hesitating:
Come meet us for a nice cup of coffee. We love to meet new people! 

Please upload your application including resume and references!
Your contact is Johannes Nagl.

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Additional information

Location Vienna
Position type Full-time employee
Start of work As of now


Johannes Nagl