[HCM] Lead Software Deverloper – PHP Backend or Ruby on Rails

Become a member of our great international team and join a group of young and motivated entrepreneurs with various backgrounds (e.g. McKinsey, Google, Goldman). This is a unique opportunity to gain valuable and challenging experience at a rapidly expanding start-up company.

 

About Rocket Internet

Rocket Internet is the leading Internet startup incubator in Europe and beyond. Over the past years we have launched some of the most respected Internet companies globally. Some of the best-known ventures include Groupon, Zalora, eDarling, Wimdu, Foodpanda and Pricepanda

 

About Lazada

Lazada – the leading online department store in South East Asia – launched in late March and is headquartered in Singapore. Lazada is already fully operational in 5 countries (Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines) and is growing at impressive speeds month over month

This position is based out of Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City)

 

Lead Software Deverloper – PHP Backend

 

Responsibilities:

●Lead design and implementation of web-based back-end components that are high-performing
and scalable
●Participate and improve development processes such as Agile, Scrum, XP, Kanban along with
strong robust coordination processes related to software deployments and testing
●Help hire developers, testers and system administration experts
●Mentor younger software enginers into rock star software development experts
●Maintain high code quality and component architecture
●You will manage against timelines and releases and push the envelop in talent productivity and
software effectiveness
●This is initially an individual contributor role (within a team) as the DNA team. You will be
expected to become a significant team leader as the team grows

We Offer:

●Opportunity to work in a fast-moving, challenging but informal work environment with major
international projects
●Ability to impact millions of users on the largest e-commerce website in Southeast Asia
●You will have a key role in building large and successful e-commerce businesses
●Highly competitive compensation

 

Job Requirements

Your skills:
● You know PHP very well, minimum 4 years experience doing solid PHP code
●You love good software development – simplicity, common sense, elegant code
●You have architected large software components – you have worked on two or more areas around
scalability, security, data access, parallel processing, performance profiling, and multiple system
communications
● You have used modern web frameworks
●You are a fast thinker, hands on manager and strong communicator
●You speak English fluently
●You have an outstanding university degree in a technical subject and several years’ experience in a
lead architect, lead software developer, or software manager position

 

Bonus
●You can have experience with large scale operational eCommerce websites
●You know agile development, quality assurance, and software release processes and tools. Not just
from books. You know how to do fast release cycles without compromising on quality

 

Lead Software Deverloper – Ruby on Rails

 

Responsibilities:

●Lead design and implementation of web-based back-end components that are high-performing
and scalable
●Participate and improve development processes such as Agile, Scrum, XP, Kanban along with
strong robust coordination processes related to software deployments and testing
●Help hire developers, testers and system administration experts
●Mentor younger software enginers into rock star software development experts
●Maintain high code quality and component architecture
●You will manage against timelines and releases and push the envelop in talent productivity and
software effectiveness
●This is initially an individual contributor role (within a team) as the DNA team. You will be
expected to become a significant team leader as the team grows

We Offer:

●Opportunity to work in a fast-moving, challenging but informal work environment with major
international projects
●Ability to impact millions of users on the largest e-commerce website in Southeast Asia
●You will have a key role in building large and successful e-commerce businesses
●Highly competitive compensation

 

Job Requirements

Your skills:
● You know Rails very well, minimum 3 years experience doing solid Ruby on Rails code, and have
experience from development to deployment
● Deep expertise in Javascript, jQuery, AJAX, and HTML/CSS
● Have experience designing web-based APIs
●You love good software development – simplicity, common sense, elegant code
●You have architected large software components – you have worked on two or more areas around
scalability, security, data access, parallel processing, performance profiling, and multiple system
communications
●You speak English fluently
●You have an outstanding university degree in a technical subject and several years’ experience in a
lead architect, lead software developer, or software manager position

 

Bonus
●You can have experience with large scale operational eCommerce websites
●You know agile development, quality assurance, and software release processes and tools. Not just
from books. You know how to do fast release cycles without compromising on quality

 

If you think you are the perfect candidate for this position, please email a copy of your resume, availability and expected salary to jk.thng@lazada.com