Backend Developer – Yamo team

We are currently looking for Backend Developer with strong skills and proven experience who is ready to dive into Yamo team, for a full-time engagement, to join our team of passionate IT professionals, here in our Belgrade office.

Yamo is Swiss start-up, Europe’s first digital native vertical brand for child food. All products are 100% organic, natural and free from additives. Every recipe was developed together with dozens of helpful moms, dads, their little ones, nutritionists and pediatricians.

As a Backend and Infrastructure Engineer, you will be a critical part of our highly skilled international software development team, and make a huge impact.

Yamo is growing and expanding fast, and are building out our software developers to further accelerate our growth. We are passionate about our people, our customers, our values and our culture. We’re also looking for people with a growth mindset and the pragmatic insight to solve for today while building for the future.

What you will be doing:

  • Develop mission critical software connecting the Yamo infrastructure to retail partners, warehouse partners, courier companies, and more, through APIs and custom solutions
  • Work with the front-end team to create highly efficient back-end solutions for the B2C (eCommerce) website
  • Contribute to the direction and management of our cloud based infrastructure, improving to the efficiency, security, and other Dev Ops aspects
  • Design and implement solutions in collaboration with operations, marketing, and other internal teams and partners
  • Use your creativity and experience to propose and build new solutions
  • Surround yourself with smart and motivated people in a high energy and fun startup environment

You need to have experience with:

  • PHP – 4+ years of experience
  • Git
  • Docker or other container technology experience
  • One of MySQL / PostgreSQL / Aurora
  • A love and a keen eye for high quality code
  • An irresistible urge to automate everything
  • An honest, pragmatic, and results-oriented mindset; comfortable giving and receiving open and honest feedback
  • Fluency in English


Bonus points for:

  • CI/CD pipelines (esp. Gitlab)
  • PHP frameworks such as Symfony and/or Laravel
  • Kubernetes or similar, microservices, cloud deployments (Amazon AWS), infrastructure scaling
  • Networking concepts, load balancers, firewalls
  • Comfortable with Linux, Unix, *BSD, or macOS
  • Test-driven Development
  • Working in a scrum team in an agile environment
  • German language skills are a plus

What we offer you:

  • The freedom to decide and to work on product that make a difference
  • The steepest learning curve of your life. There are no limits to your development with us, you alone determine how far up it goes
  • Responsibility from day 1
  • An international startup atmosphere with smart minds from which we are all constantly learning
  • The budget for professional improvement (courses, conferences, books…)
  • Budget for the mastery of the English and German language
  • Nice office in Belgrade
  • Tournaments of table tennis, table soccer, and darts in our office
  • Skilled and senior co-workers

Apply here for this position, or check out other positions that we have.