Goxip Wanted: The Backend Software Engineer (Senior / Junior)
jobsDB ref: JHK100003004829194
Employer Ref. 201610-PHP
We are looking for a Back-End Web Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your coworkers into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.
- Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with server side logic
- Building reusable code and libraries for future use
- Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
- Implementation of security and data protection
- Design and implementation of data storage solutions
Desired Experience and Qualities:
- Experience in back-end web development experience (preferably PHP) (Senior 5+ Years, Junior 1+ Year)
- Experience in MVC architecture and familiar with common object-oriented pattern
- Experience in developing database applications
- Understand SQL syntax. Understand basic Unix commands
- Familiar with writing test code
- Experience with Linux system administration
- Logical, reasonable, enthusiasm for new technology
- A good teammate. Good at communication with colleagues and partners.
- Strong ability in multitasking
Preferred, But Not Required:
- Python development experience
- Experience in Bootstrap, Backbone.js, Google Analytic
- Understand the HTTP protocol
- Experience in RESTful application
- Knowledge in third-party web service API (such as Facebook / Twitter)
- Experience in version control system (e.g. GIT)
- Docker containers for development and deployment to production
- ElasticSearch and Redis
- Knowledge in using Mac
- You have to love the company like you love your girlfriend
- Used to being in a fast paced, horizontal organised structure in order to get things done quick
- Work hard, play harder! Fun to be with and always up for a laugh
- Detail minded, dedicated and determined to work around obstacles to get things done.
- Gel well with the team to create our own Goxip culture
- No BS and straight to the point. Definitely no time for politics in a startup
- Don’t mind to get your hands dirty
Perks of Goxip:
- Snacks, drinks and booze for free! All you can eat and drink.
- Team nights out to wash the stress out of your system with beer
- Once a month must attend randomly picked team activity (Never know what’s coming your way)
- You have the honor to be around with the nicest and coolest people on earth
- No more suit and tie my friend. You work at a startup now
- A baby B-ball hoop inside office for internal dunk contest
- An amazing Goxip T-shirt
HK$25,000+ w/ Performance Bonus
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About Goxip - Top 5 Overall App in Hong Kong
Goxip is a fast growing startup that is set to be The Shoppable Instagram in Asia. We are riding along the emerging social commerce trend to dominate the exponential increase of mobile penetration in Southeast Asia market. We are uniquely equipped with our powerful image recognition technology to bring a whole new different shopping experience to the tech savvy online shoppers in this generation. A photo is all you need to search for your desired clothes on Goxip which we also allow them to shop instantly as well. We are the only platform that allows users to snap, search, discover, post, buy and sell fashion all in one single destination.
Founded by well experienced founders who previously led two companies to IPOs and won the RISE “HK Breakthrough” pitch competition back in 2015 before raising US$ 1.62 million seed funding (one of the biggest seed round in Asia) in November 2015.
We are looking for passionate individuals who is set to change the ecommerce industry and ready for tough challenges being thrown at them! If you think you are capable for it, apply and join the Goxip family!
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