As a Software Engineer, you will take part in design, development, and testing of our new digital products, Chameleon. Chameleon is a single code-based digital media platform, powered by WordPress but developed entirely by United Cloud. It drives web portals and mobile applications on iOS, Android, and Huawei platforms using PHP and React Native technology. The platform enables easy and fast news publishing and managing content within portals for journalists, and on the other hand, provides a great experience for the readers. We have 50+ news portals that are supported by the platform. The name itself (Chameleon) represents a very high level of adaptability and customizability of the platform.
What you'll have here:
In-house products: Working on products that we use every day and have millions of users. Some of them are your friends, neighbors, family members. We are our own clients. Our opinions and experiences are directly shaping the products that we design and create.
People: You will work with experts, community leaders and senior engineers who made these products from scratch. They will reveal to you how the whiteboard idea turns into a worldwide platform.
Internal learning sessions and innovation challenges: We are an innovation center primarily and you can be part of initiatives, research and focus groups… and don’t miss to take a place in innovation challenges and hackathons
Tech stack: We are tech agnostic and programming languages are just a tool, but they can make our job easier if we choose the right tool for the job.
Engineering mindset: We are engineering our solutions from ground up using open-source tools and customizing them to our needs. We worry about performance, we analyze and observe our system. We are not throwing money at the problem, we actually care if things could be more optimal.
Career growth: We strongly believe in feedback culture and development plans.
Community: You wanna share your knowledge with the community? We are organizing meetups (DevOps Talk Belgrade) and internal workshops. You are more than welcome to participate. If you are not a great speaker, that is also fine.
Designing APIs and developing new tools for migrations.
Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS.
Building and maintaining new microservices (Go and Node.js) that enables integration with the core platform.
Recommend code and design optimizations to improve the scalability of the applications and maximize performances.
Leading, mentoring and growing the community of engineers.
Collaborating and coordinating work with other Feature teams.
Creating POCs and documenting technical designs and solutions.
Proposing, planning and implementing further improvements.
What we're looking for:
At least 3 years of experience in backend software development (preferably PHP).
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (such as Git).
Knowledge of Agile Development Methodology, Continuous Integration and Unit test.
Experience with working on highly scalable and traffic-heavy websites.
Experience working with CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Spinnaker, ArgoCD, GitLab or similar).
Experience in developing highly featured plugins, widgets & themes for WordPress application will be considered as a bonus.
Experience or interest in Go or Node.js.
Ability and desire to work in small and dynamic teams.
Willingness to learn new technologies and propose new solutions.
High proficiency in written and spoken English.
Good verbal communication and good interpersonal skills
WE HAVE MORE THAN COOKIES:
Choose your workplace during the Covid-19 pandemic
Flexible working hours
Gifts for special days
Private health insurance
Sports and fitness
Here’s the thing:
We come to work every day to face exciting and challenging creative problems. And we come armed with an extremely Agile mindset and a bundle of opportunities for career growth and personal development plans.
We come and go relaxed and happy as we know United Cloud has our back, making sure our work and private life are in a perfect balance.
Our team is made of smart people, ambitious enough to make the change and brave enough to move boundaries. There is always room for more individuals like that, so send us your CV.