PHP Backend and Integrations Engineer (m/f/x)

Game development is our passion!

At Bytro we strive to develop high-quality strategy games and make them accessible for all players around the world. In our eyes game development is a promise for fun and entertainment – that’s what we live and aim for!

As part of the Swedish Stillfront group, we create grand strategy games which are played by over 9 million players in 150 countries and 13 languages all over the world. Our office is located in Hamburg’s world famous St. Pauli district, with a stunning 360° view of the harbor and the Elbe river and easy access to public transport.

Our staff is multicultural and international. We have flat hierarchies, an open communication culture and support the autonomous work of our agile working teams. We believe in efficient work where each of our employees contributes to the success of our games.


To enhance our great team we are looking for you!

As an independent and experienced developer you can take charge in extending our PHP backend systems and APIs. You will directly work with marketing and other stakeholders to integrate new partner APIs and tracking systems to our user backend. You can also contribute by implementing new features to our Javascript/HTML tools and services.


Your tasks

  • You will mainly work on the shared Backend of our existing and upcoming games.
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve our software with high quality, maintainable code, using a wide range of languages, like PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and MySQL and using technologies like Git, Nginx, MySQL, Memcache, Redis, Jenkins, Grafana, Kibana, PhpStorm, Upsource
  • Integrate new APIs for partners, payments providers, etc
  • Implement tracking and maintain the data in our big data warehouse
  • Continuously modernize the existing PHP code base
  • Work closely with marketing, customer support and game design to implement new features and be interested in learning the involved full-stack technologies.
  • Communicate with colleagues and other teams to ensure a smooth daily workflow.
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.


Your qualifications

  • You have a proven track of 1-3 years of professional work experience in PHP development
  • You hold a diploma in Computer Science, a similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.
  • You possess ability to operate independently, good analytical skills and the motivation to constantly improve and learn
  • You are interested in learning outside of the box and also take over full stack development tasks
  • You show familiarity with agile software development and scrum-based working environments
  • You are enthusiastic about games and enjoy working in an interdisciplinary team
  • You are fluent in technical and business English


We offer

  • Exchange of knowledge and close cooperation with competent colleagues in a highly motivated international team
  • Short decision-making processes and a professional work environment
  • Attractive location in Downtown Hamburg
  • Flexible and family-friendly working hours with a great Work-Life-Integration
  • Cocktail-Friday and many more team activities


Want to be on board?

Then send your application for the PHP Backend and Integrations Engineer (m/f/x) position,  including all your certificates and references, mentioning the salary expectations and the earliest possible starting date, to You can find further information for your application on our website:

Your contact person is Martina Ellerbrock. If you have any questions,

she can be reached at (+49) 40-3690 5401.

If you are currently not looking for a new challenge, we are happy to welcome you to our network in XING or LinkedIn!