Work at Lendstar

Together with us you would like to bring life into banking and build up the best p2p app for sending money to your friends and family? Have a look at our Stack Overflow company page.

Are you interested in helping and learning from a team that is developing a bad-ass FinTech application? If yes read on.

We're hiring:

Senior PHP Developer


We are looking for a Senior PHP Developer responsible for developing back-end services. Your primary focus will be the implementation of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.

  • Design, implement and integrate new features into current systems
  • Maintain and keep the existing code up-to-date with best practices and approaches
  • Build REST-APIs to connect mobile- and web- frontends with backend services
  • Solve complex architectural problems and performance challenges
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in related field
  • 5+ years of overall hands-on web-development experience
  • Strong knowledge of PHP7+, OOP & MVC principles, architectural design patterns and TDD
  • Strong knowledge of MVC frameworks: Symphony, Zend, Laravel, CakePHP, etc. Laravel is preferred
  • Strong experience with MySQL; building complex queries and schema designs
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Experience in developing RESTful APIs
  • Good knowledge of Linux, Vagrant, Git
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Knowledge of Javascript, HTML, CSS that should be enough to solve simple tasks
  • Fluent in written- and oral- English

Additional skills:

  • Experience in financial services and banking
  • Hands-on experience in the usage of AWS, Docker
  • Experience working with Atlassian services: Jira, Pipeline, Bitbucket, Confluence
  • A crucial role in an international, young, highly motivated and talented team
  • The opportunity to turn disruptive ideas into reality in a fast-paced FinTech start-up company
  • Creative freedom, exciting and varied tasks, and a can-do attitude
  • Flat hierarchies, as well as short channels of communication
  • A modern open-plan office located in the center of Munich – and your seat at the Lendstar table during Oktoberfest
  • Competitive remuneration

Intern Business Development with a focus on marketing and communication

Bildschirm Your tasks can include one or more of these depending on your area of interest:

  • Help our communication team in getting better in their reach (especially focusing at mobile marketing, e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and others) and suggest new strategies to reach our future users exactly where they like to learn about
  • Setup up and direct your own marketing campaign (on different channels) – analyze conversion and user feedback from this campaign and recommend new features to our product development
  • Help with PR and outreach communication on social media channels
  • Help us maintain the press mailing list and press review
  • Write your own press releases, blog posts, social media articles or tweets and help us improve our website texts (e.g. like this one)

Do you fulfill these points?

  • Must have: fluent English (German language skills are a plus, but not necessary)
  • You are studying a relevant topic (like communication, marketing, business, etc.)
  • You have at least finished your bachelor
  • You are interested in our application and are able to explain it to us in every little detail
  • You are self-initiated in all your daily to-do’s and thinking
  • You have a topic of special interest, which fits our needs and you would love to exert during your internship

What we want you to learn:

  • First of all we want you to practice in real-life what you’ve learned in university
  • We don’t want you to learn how to track conversion of a campaign … we definitively want you to understand all the little things it needs to get from a great product to happy users
  • We will provide you with the experience of how a whole startup business works (you will sit in the same room with the CEO)
  • A competitive salary (even for Munich)
  • An entertaining, highly skilled and caring team (get an impression here)
  • Flexibility concerning the length according to your academic schedules
  • You can watch cat videos during lunch time

To apply send your resume and cover letter to

If you have any questions about this position or about working at Lendstar, please contact us at