Senior Back-End Developer

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  07 Mar, 2019
  • Job Ref:  KMP-41547

Job Description

Binary Investments (Europe) Ltd is seeking a driven, proactive, and highly-experienced Senior Back-End Developer. You will write robust, high-quality, and production-ready code that powers our websites and applications. Your work will directly influence the core architecture that drives our high-traffic binary options trading website.

Our company
Binary Investments (Europe) Ltd holds an investment service license in Malta that operates via the award-winning platform, Binary.com.

Launched in 2000, Binary.com is one of the oldest and most respected names in the industry. The Binary.com platform allows you to trade synthetic indices, currencies, stocks, indices, and commodities.

Our culture
Binary.com is a vibrant and progressive company that blends the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup with the profitability and stability of a long-running business.

Our company is built on a culture that fosters teamwork, individuality, and creativity.

We care deeply about cultural and gender diversity. We go to great lengths to foster a supportive, caring environment within a flat organisational structure.

We value staff with a sense of fun and adventure, who are optimistic, and customer focused. Above all, you must agree with our strong emphasis on business integrity.

Your skills and motivations
You have exceptional programming skills, and extensive experience with relational databases.

You love developing websites and applications, and you enjoy working with databases, servers, and APIs.

You are smart, self-motivated, and proactive. You thrive in a dynamic work environment, and approach even the smallest task with an open mind.

Most importantly, you seek open and honest communication.

We are looking for someone who loves to:

  • Test and fix things, especially when it involves working with data.
  • Optimise web applications and infrastructure for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Do great work, and inspires people around them to do the same.
  • Work with highly talented people in an exciting, multinational environment.
  • Get things done in a no-nonsense manner.
  • Work without bureaucracy and hierarchy.
  • Have the latest tools and technologies at their disposal.
  • Learn and improve, day in and day out

You should be technically strong, and proficient in the following:

  • Experience with languages such as Perl, Python, PHP, C/C++, Go, or Ruby, and a willingness to become highly proficient with Perl.
  • Expertise in Linux system administration.
  • Experience with relational database design, and/or open-source RDBMS systems such as MySQL and PostgreSQL.
  • Familiarity with Perl DBI, Moose, PSGI/Plack, NGINX, JavaScript, Redis, and Git.
  • Ability to produce high-quality, self-documenting code by using test-driven development (TDD) techniques.
  • Passion for Linux and other open-source platforms.

Your role
Binary.com’s IT team is responsible for the design, development, and operation of our high-traffic networks.

As our Senior Back-End Developer, you will be taking on the challenge of writing robust, high-quality, and production-ready code. Your work will greatly contribute to the architecture that drives our high-traffic binary options trading website.

You will:

  • Develop and maintain world-class web applications.
  • Build, maintain, and optimise the technology that powers our servers, applications, and databases.
  • Work closely with other teams to come up with effective architecture to support the deployment of new products and features.
  • Troubleshoot and debug problems in existing applications, and find new ways to improve their speed, functionality, and scalability.
  • Participate in all aspects of the product lifecycle.

Remuneration and benefits
This position includes a market-based salary, annual performance bonus, and health benefits.

You will enjoy a casual dress code, normal office hours (Monday to Friday, flexible, no night shifts), travel and Internet allowances.

We will also assist you with your work permit or EU blue card, and relocation for your family.

Location
This role is based at our headquarters in Msida.