Senior Backend Developer

at Miappi in London

(₤4000 - ₤5000 per month)

Set up in 2012, Miappi is a VC funded start-up which has built a social media aggregator platform, helping brands take control of their social media.

Clients include British Airways, Sony Music, Three Mobile, Unilever and Puma. Miappi helps clients increase the reach and engagement of their social content by delivering multiple social media feeds via one app and website.

The company was founded by three Directors who have extensive experience in web apps, media and digital industries. With headquarters in central London and expansion plans into west coast USA, Miappi is increasing its technology expertise in London by expanding the developer team.

Typically developers will work from home, although you would need to come into central London monthly for meetings, general catch ups and to get to know the team.

You will work on a number of projects which include: improving the integration with third party APIs and continued development of the back-end architecture, linking to the dashboard which enables clients to manage and analyse social media feeds.

We are seeking someone with good spoken English and the following experience:

Technical skills required
• Experience of how to integrate third-party APIs, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Tumblr
• PHP 5.4+ knowledge and experience
• Relational database experience
• Lumen/Laravel PHP framework experience
• Queues and workers; we use SQS and are looking to move to Redis
• UNIX, must be comfortable on the command line
• Experienced in working with growing dataset
• Good understanding of APIs
• Working knowledge of CSS3, HTML5, JS

General skills required
• Time management skills
• Confident in your abilities
• Able to communicate clearly and effectively
• Strong attention to detail

You will be asked to provide up to three example project/code samples that demonstrate the above, prior to a phone interview.

You be expected to work under own initiative, but will report to our product manager. You must be an individual freelancer and will not be able to outsource or share this work with others.

No recruiters and no agencies. Western Europe based freelancers only please. Must have good spoken English.

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Published at 29 Jun 2017
Expires on 29 Aug 2017