Backend Developer

Job Responsibilities:
  • Design and build efficient, scalable systems that are used by millions of people,
  • Own what you build as you create, test, and refine what’s under the hood of our pages and services,
  • Investigate production issues pertaining to customer features to determine root cause and implement solutions,
  • Investigate existing queries and write new queries with performance optimization in mind,
  • Build well-designed software in a way that is generic, reusable, and easily extensible, as well as solves the business needs and requirements,
  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and software engineers to ensure design vision is maintained, the final markup is standards compliant, and UI deliverables are completed on time,
  • Work with the real-time feedback from our users (external and internal) to make the products better,
  • Discover, design, develop, deploy, debug. Repeat!
Requirements:
  • 1-2 years of experience,
  • Proficiency in web scripting programming with PHP,
  • Experience with MySQL Databases,
  • Top-notch programming skills in JavaScript and a strong understanding of web fundamentals,
  • Design, build and maintain high performance, scalable and secure code,
  • Experience with cloud services like AWS is plus,
  • Experience with MVC architecture is a plus,
  • Knowledge / experience in building an API,
  • Solid understanding of the foundations of security and best practices,
  • Good grasp of data structures and algorithms,
  • Excellent problem-solving skills,
  • Take ownership of the backend services, ensure the best possible performance, quality and responsiveness, as well as maintaining code quality, organisation and testing/deployment,
  • Passionate about technology and willing to develop expertise in an emerging field,
  • Strong organisational and communication skills, team player.
Perquisites & Benefits:
  • A competitive salary,
  • Opportunity to be part of a diverse working environment, valuable social sector work experience,
  • Fun, casual, relaxed and flexible work environment.

Email your CV with the subject line "Backend Developer" to careers@impactguru.com