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Software Engineer

Engineering | Makati City, Philippines | Full Time and Temp to Perm

Job Description

Who we are:

GlobalSign, the security division of the Tokyo-based GMO Internet Group (TSE: 9449), was founded in 1996.  The company provides identity and access management solutions, mediating trust to enable safe commerce, communications, content delivery and community interactions for the billions of online transactions occurring around the world at every moment.  Its identity and access management portfolio includes access control, single sign-on (SSO), federation and delegation services to help organizations and service providers create new business models for customer and partner interactions. 

GlobalSign’s digital certificate solutions allow its thousands of authenticated customers to conduct SSL secured transactions, data transfer, distribution of tamper-proof code, and protection of online identities for secure email and access control.  GlobalSign’s solutions are designed to address the massive scalability demanded by the emerging $14.4 trillion Internet of Everything (IoE) market, where the ability to make secure networked connections among people, processes, data and things, will require that every “thing” have a trusted identity that can be managed. The company has offices in the US, Europe and throughout Asia.  For the latest news on GlobalSign, visit or follow GlobalSign on Twitter (@globalsign ). 

Who we’re looking for:

We are building a small engineering team here in Manila and need developers who feel comfortable on both the front- and back-end. People who love learning new stuff, self-starters — true creative problem solvers.

We want someone who knows best practices across browsers; Someone who knows how to hack CSS and the DOM to their whim, and when to say "no," using simple alternatives.

Someone who believes tested code is happy code, that when done right security can enable new scenarios, that APIs should be easy to consume and that a well thought out platform is a significant part of a projects success.


Skills & Experience

  • HTML/CSS/Javascript (jQuery, AJAX, etc.) with a healthy interest in HTML5, REST and JSON.
  • Experience with one or more server-side languages and frameworks especially Java, Node.js and PHP.
  • Interest in developing highly interactive web applications with performance, scalability, and usability in mind.
  • Experience working with Linux, Apache, and relational databases. Bonus points for having written your own stored procedure before.
  • Experience developing software in a professional environment, including source control, bug tracking, unit testing.
  • Understanding of security risks and secure software development.
  • Understanding of the similarities and differences across browsers (both young and old).
  • Understanding of security risks and secure software development.
  • Enjoys prototyping and iterating stuff.
  • Bonus points for speaking Japanese.

Required Qualifications

  • 2 years dynamic / scripting language programming, with background in Java and C++ programming preferred.
  • 1+ years experience in Systems Engineering / Administration with firm understanding of *nix architecture.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience. Engineering or related discipline highly recommended.
  • Awesomeness trumps all other requirements.

If this sounds like it could be you, send us a CV and some examples of the work that you’re most proud of.