Start Date    ASAP
Est. Project Duration  8 months with possible extension
Number of Openings    1
Allocation    Full-time (~160 hrs/month)
Candidate Location(s)    Offshore

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work as a part of a cross-functional, delivery-focused team with engineers, QA and Product managers working together using Agile principles in a highly autonomous and collaborative environment
  • Collaborate closely with the Engineering Lead on designing new features and seeing them through to completion
  • Share knowledge, code and ideas across other teams – we use tribes to facilitate this
  • Write clean, well-tested and refactored code
  • Ensure code quality through merge requests
  • Master a complex business domain

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • Strong communication, problem-solving, and analytical abilities
  • Object-oriented application development using PHP (Symfony and Kohana)
  • OOP skills, strong design patterns knowledge
  • Practical experience with Agile and Lean delivery approaches and modern engineering practices, such as clean code, TDD, refactoring, Continuous integration and delivery
  • Practical experience in developing and consuming REST APIs
  • The ability to communicate in a concise and focused way, listen to others, and practice patience
  • Upper-Intermediate/Advanced English proficiency

ADVANTAGE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics, or related fields
  • Passion for close collaboration with QA engineers and Product managers
  • Ability to break down a complex problem into more manageable chunks
  • “Getting things done” attitude
  • Experience with container technologies, such as Docker
  • Experience with distributed data processing, real-time data streaming and messaging systems

Working conditions:

  • Note: Client requires the following working hours within their time zone (specified below).
  • Mon – Fri 9am-5pm BST

Project Description:

Client’s main goal is to track performance marketing data and build a number of solutions to turn the data into useful information for customers. They aim to make as much data available in real-time as possible. The platform is powered by REST APIs and everything is developed with an API-first approach. Primary technologies used are Python, PHP, JavaScript (React), and Kafka. Data is stored in MySQL, PostgreSQL, Druid and Redis. The platform and tools used are constantly evolving to stay up to date.

Company Description:

Client offers scale and automation on a pay-for-performance model that delivers the operating leverage necessary for brand survival. Client empowers marketers with technology built to discover, engage, and convert audiences, at scale, all while maintaining brand safety and control.