Copernicus has been an open-access publisher of well-established international journals with a focus on geo- and environmental sciences as well as an organizer of international scientific conferences for 34 years. Our strong focus on in-house services with permanent staff members has motivated us to custom-develop our own, LAMP-based SAAS online system Copernicus Office supporting all our workflows and communications with the worldwide 200,000 scientists we serve. We are presently recruiting a full-time, permanent staff member (40 h/week) to extend and improve our complex web applications and to support our team in the position of a

Native PHP developer

Your profile

  • You have several years of actual experience in developing native PHP7/8 applications, preferably using MySQL;
  • HTML5, CSS, and native Javascript are your preferred frontend technologies;
  • Your programming work is sustainable, well-documented, and robust;
  • You are motivated to take on responsibility for your own web application, develop it further, provide support on a long-term basis.

What do we offer?

  • 65 colleagues from various departments. Your features are concepted, tested, and implemented in close collaboration with our in-house teams;
  • Our own team of 4 PHP developers and 1 system administrator;
  • Our cScrum workflow with weekly reviews and personal concept meetings;
  • Your personal test and development system as a complete image of our live environment;
  • Regular in-house code camps and workshops;
  • Enough space for your own ideas;
  • Flexible working hours and individual training (e.g., participation in the International PHP Conference et al.);
  • Your choice for either permanent home office or presence office in Göttingen;
  • A secure job with performance-related pay, extensive social benefits, and a high level of family-friendliness;
  • Our employer value proposition;
  • Achieving our goals together while having fun at work.

If you want to support us with your technical know-how and your personality, then send us your application stating your salary expectations to: |

Copernicus GmbH | Bahnhofsallee 1e | 37081 Göttingen | Contact: Stefan Schwardt