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2022-09-01 Spread Group Full-time Leipzig SN Gießerstraße 27 04229 Germany

Software Engineer (f/m/d) PHP

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TeamShirts was launched in 2014 as a new brand from Spread Group, offering tools and products specifically tailored to groups and teams for customization and shopping. Over time, a small crew with strong start-up vibes has grown into a sizable team that now manages 13 domains in 8 different languages, equipping teams all over Europe and North America.

Does a mixture of an established corporate organization and agile start-up atmosphere sound exciting? Then TeamShirts is the right place for you!

Our Tech Stack

  • We use PHP 8 and Symfony 5 to work on existing backend services and WebApps
  • We mainly use GraphQL and have replaced almost all of our REST endpoints
  • For data storage, we use different systems like MySQL and Elasticsearch, but also Redis
  • In the frontend, we use TypeScript and React with Redux, e.g. for our T-Shirt Designer
  • We use Docker and Kubernetes for deployments
  • You will actively participate in the technology planning – we are open to new or more suitable tools and pertinent approaches

You’re one of us – if…

  • You feel at home in the backend, or if are interested in full-stack development
  • You are experienced in working with databases and APIs
  • You have gathered some work experience or a degree in IT or a comparable field of study
  • You value stable and future-oriented solutions, but at the same time you are pragmatic about agile, test-driven, and incremental development in a start-up environment
  • You like to work in a self-organized team with a clear focus on quality
  • You have no problem speaking and writing in English to communicate in-house

We value diversity at Spread Group. We are proud of and continue to encourage the increasing diversity of our company culture and community. Your skills, talents, and experience are our focus no matter your age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital or disability status.

We offer you

  • A team that communicates in short ways and deals with each other in a relaxed, cooperative manner on eye level
  • Working with a scalable (microservice) architecture in the e-commerce environment
  • Flexible working hours – we trust you to do your job with an option to work remotely
  • Software development in an agile, modern environment with cross-functional and self-organized teams of developers, product owners, and designers
  • No fixed release dates, but continuous delivery
  • Inhouse software development – we are our own “customer”
  • Through code reviews, we share our knowledge, establish best practices, and continue to develop our skills
  • The opportunity to attend conferences, try out new things in our Hacking Days and to develop yourself further in your job according to your interests
  • Maximum freedom regarding the choice of your development environment; Mac or Linux, the choice is yours
  • A pleasant environment with sun terraces, fruit for health, table tennis tournaments, and other events – and of course lots of T-shirts
  • Meet-a-Spreadster and learn more about the first days as a Software Engineer at Spread Group

You can find more insights into the Spread Group’s everyday life on kununu and Instagram

We look forward to receiving your application, preferably online via our career portal in German or English or as a PDF document to Please state reference number V00-1420 and don't forget to let us know about salary expectations and your earliest starting date.

P.S.: We love creative CVs, a can-do attitude, and fresh perspectives. We want characters full of ideas and drive – no matter how old you are, where you come from or what your background is. Show us what you're made of!

We would like to fill this position without support of staffing agencies.

Nadine Brucker

Nadine Brucker

Recruiting Lead




We believe inclusivity is essential – and act on it. We celebrate coming from 43 different countries, are proud of having 52% women in leadership roles and are thankful for our shared experiences.
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Feel-Good Benefits

It’s not all fresh fruit and free drinks (but we have those too). Our feel-good efforts strengthen our culture and encourage networking and cross-departmental collaboration.
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Modern Work Life

Regardless of place or time zone – digital work is the standard. Our global productivity is fueled by OKRs, agile management and flat hierarchies.


We keep our employees in-the-know. We’re radically transparent about our growth, revenue (currently $146 million), profit, future plans and achievements.


We believe in respecting our planet, new ideas and each other. With leadership based on mutual respect: We want your input from day one, whatever your role.


Interested in remote or part-time work in a leadership role? Need to leave early to pick up your kids? We see you, let’s talk about it.