Mobile Web Developer

Role description

JavaScript is a central aspect of the Mobile Web projects at Badoo. Facing high performance requirements, our JavaScript engineers work hard to bring new features to our users while speeding up the application and keeping the code modular and maintainable. We are seeking a senior level Mobile Web Developer to work on technically challenging, highload projects to help our millions of users connect online.

RESPONSIBILITIES/JOB ROLE

  • Design the architecture, plan, develop and release new features for our millions of global users
  • Take the lead on new features as required
  • Work in JavaScript (no design or HTML/CSS)
  • Server-side API: strictly typed and well defined data-only API
  • Work in a big team, actively collaborating with fellow JavaScript developers, Quality Assurance and Release Engineers
  • Communicate well and be an efficient and responsible team member

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Extensive full-time development experience (ideally six or more years)
  • Knowledge of strengths and weaknesses of JavaScript inside mobile browsers
  • Ability to write object-oriented and modular code that will be supported for a long time
  • Knowledge of internet stack: HTTP, Linux, Nginx/Apache, Node.js desirable
  • Experience with JavaScript tooling desirable
  • Experience with one of server-side scripting languages desirable
  • Background in highload project work, optimising code and performance desirable


ABOUT BADOO

There’s nothing ordinary about working at Badoo. We’re just as social as our product and don’t hide behind our computers. Innovation is key to what we do and since we’re a rapidly growing start-up, things move fast. We’re a diverse, international bunch and are based in amazing offices in Soho, with perks to match. 

Badoo is the largest dating network in the world. With 350 million users across 190 countries and 250 employees worldwide, Badoo provides the best technology for people to meet, because happiness is better shared. 
Each day more than 400,000 people sign up for a Badoo experience; users send over 350 million messages and 10 million photos are added to the Badoo platform. Users spend an average of 1.8 hours daily on the Badoo experience, for a total of over 12 billion swipes per day.

Badoo also operates a number of white label licences for various international brands. For more information, please visit badoo.com.

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