Posted on 14 May 2019

Full-Stack Web Developer, Singapore


About Position

We're looking for a dynamic individual to join our small but growing team of passionate individuals championing Asian voices in the media landscape. We're developing several products that includes interactive stories and open data. Our ideal candidate has a strong zest for learning, a can-do attitude, loves problem-solving, and does not mind the occasional challenge.

What the job entails

  • Working together with the engineering team to design and implement RESTful APIs
  • Collaborate with fellow backend engineer to architect efficient and scalable backend systems
  • Contribute to build and deploy performant modern web applications
  • Drive initiative to identify and resolve performance and scalability issues
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Collaborate with product and experience teams to define and prototype feature specifications

What we are looking for

  • Familiarity with the whole web stack, web protocols, and web performance optimisation techniques
  • Deep understanding of relational database theory and database fundamentals
  • In-depth understanding of web frameworks (such as Django, Laravel, etc)
  • In-depth knowledge of minimum one modern JavaScript framework: React, Vue, etc
  • Penchant for technology and good coding practices
  • Ability to quickly learn, understand, and work with new technologies, methodologies, and solutions
  • Independent and works well in small teams


  • Experience with ES6/ES2015 or higher, React, Redux/Flow, Vue, Vuex
  • Experience with at least one CSS preprocessor: Sass, Less, PostCSS, Stylus, etc
  • Experience with AWS
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to present technical insights to other departments in the company

Why you should work with us

  • Be part of a growing startup with vibrant and diverse team
  • Opportunity to be involved in cross-disciplinary work
  • Supportive learning environment with many learning opportunities
  • Flexible working hours

If you are interested in this opening, kindly send your cover letter and resume to We regret that only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Applications close on 30 November 2019

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