Job Openings Software Engineer

About the job Software Engineer

Position Summary

The Lead Software Engineer will focus on providing technical leadership to a team of software and web application engineers. It is a hands-on role on the development of web applications, their integration with front/back-end services, deployment, user training, and maintenance. The SE will be working closely with the project manager, web application engineers, mobile engineers, and infrastructure engineer to develop high quality products.  

The SE will also be interacting with the Operations team for production support. A commitment to collaborative problem solving and process optimization is essential. 


Responsibilities

  • Ability to work collaboratively with teams of software engineers, web application engineers and mobile application engineers
  • Help manage the design, architecture, and performance optimization of applications

  • Can follow and establish best practices and coding guidelines


  • Optimize software architecture and coding practices in order to reduce technical debt and optimize the speed in the delivery of quality software
  • Resolve bugs, refactor, and optimize code

  • Write clean, standards compliant, and object-oriented code

  • Create and maintain technical documentation

  • Help improve code quality by leading peer code review

  • Research and development of new technologies to advance and better the quality of product and other deliverablesAdhere to Company processes and procedures to enable smooth flow of product development lifecycle and operations management
  • Provide feedback to the Company and Client whenever necessary



Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related discipline

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in applications development 

  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills

  • Experience in designing and developing high availability and scalable web applications 

  • Strong understanding of software development practices and concepts:

    • Object-relational mapping, Active Record

    • Object Oriented Programming

    • Design Patterns

    • Multi-threading

    • Multi-tenancy

    • Data Structures

    • Algorithms

    • Data Security

  • Experience with HTML, CSS, and Javascript

  • Solid programming background with one or more of the following Ruby, Python, Swift, Java or Kotlin
  • Understanding of REST/JSON and SOAP
  • Experience with code versioning tools, preferably Git and good understanding of branching models
  • Appreciates practical use of unit testing and automated testing

  • Good communication skills

  • Leadership, decision-making and flexibility is a must

  • Ability to work in multiple projects and thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Willing to be based in Pasig City or Metro Manila, Philippines


Nice to have

  • Familiarity with Microservices architecture

  • Intermediate knowledge in front-end technologies (Angular or React)

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails

  • Experience with test-driven developmentUI tests, and unit tests

  • Experience with AWS

  • Familiarity with API Middleware, Service Discovery, and Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
  • Agile software development background

  • Familiarity with Networking concepts (TCP/IP, OSI Model)