Urbanlinx Media Inc.

TITLE:  Senior Back End Developer

TERM:  Full-time

LOCATION:  Yerevan, Armenia

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Urbanlinx Media Inc. is looking for an ambitious Senior Back End Developer in Armenia, for its HotNewHipHop.com website, a hip-hop music and lifestyle web property which engages young urban audience. The ideal candidate must have at least 5 years of experience developing a PHP-based MVC framework and demonstrate an excellent understanding of object-oriented programming. A degree in Computer Science is strongly preferred. He/ she has strong DevOps experience and has worked with deployment models and test-driven development in a fast-paced agile environment.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop, implement and maintain object-oriented backend applications with PHP, Elasticsearch and Memcache;
- Effectively create and implement new features on our various websites and platforms;
- Participate in the design system architecture and ensure patterns and best practices are implemented;
- Be hands-on with application development;
- Responsible for code optimization and refactoring;
- Solve problems, fix bugs and find creative solutions;
- Provide assistance with R&D activities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field;
- At least 5 years of experience as a Software Engineer (preferable stack being PHP, Java, AJAX, JSON, MariaDB, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Solr and Redis);
- Communication skills in English language, both verbal and writing;
- Excellent knowledge of web technologies such as PHP (OOP/MVC), Linux, MySQL, Apache and Nginx;
- Experience developing RESTful web services and APIs;
- Integration experience with 3rd party applications and APIs;
- Experience in dealing with large scale and high load websites;
- Excellent knowledge of HTML, JS and CSS;
- Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks (React, jQuery and AngularJS);
- Knowledge of object-oriented programming, API design, development best practices and microservice oriented architecture;
- Knowledge of RDBMS/ SQL fundamentals;
- Any experience in the financial sector and advanced mathematics or statistics will be considered an advantage.

REMUNERATION/ SALARY:  2000 - 2500 USD (Net), based on experience and skills

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:  Interested and qualified candidates are welcome to send their CV/ resume to: careers.am@urban-linx.com indicating the position title ("Senior Back End Developer") in the subject line of the email. The Company thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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OPENING DATE:  14 December 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  13 January 2019

ABOUT COMPANY:  Urbanlinx Media is an IT Development company which develops websites, with a focus on the entertainment sector. Urbanlinx Media has offices in Montreal and New York City. Urbanlinx Media is represented in Armenia by Coding Factory LLC.

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