Senior Web Development Engineer - Team Lead
Engineering | Singapore, Singapore | Full Time
Viki, a Rakuten Company (Japan Stock Exchange: 4755), is a global TV site with tens of millions of viewers a month watching primetime TV and movies from around the world, subtitled in over 200 languages by a community of fans. With billions of videos viewed and more than one billion words translated, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere.
This ideal candidate must be a highly motivated individual, self-starter with excellent communication and team collaboration skills. A passion for solving business problems and exceeding expectations through the development of leading edge, disruptive technologies are extremely desired. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
- 5+ years of front end web development and programming experience
- BS in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
- Advanced OOP, DOM manipulation and AJAX experience
- Experience working with REST APIs using JSON, XML, etc.
- Experience with web API integration
- Experience with Responsive Design using frameworks such as Bootstrap, etc.
- Experience with designing and optimizing for mobile web and mobile devices
- Strong competencies with design patterns such as MVC
- Be able to work with product management and creative teams to create fully functionally pages and applications from design mockups
- Strong attention to details, problem solving skills and extremely hands on
- Be able to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
- Experience with Java Spring MVC framework and Java Velocity Templating Engine will be advantageous
- Experience with server side languages such as Java, .NET, PHP, Ruby a plus
- Experience with source code management tools such as SVN, GIT, etc.
- Experience in a structured environment with increasing levels of responsibility and complexity
- Experience mentoring junior employees
- Previous experience with ecommerce, affiliate marketing or online advertising a plus
Rakuten Group of companies also includes Viber, Ebates, Kobo and more; reaching a global audience of nearly 1 billion users. This is an excellent opportunity to join a medium-sized team and make a difference as we scale.
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