Senior Backend Software Engineer

                                                                                                                                                                          

About us

Mediarex is a global sports and entertainment company that aims to change the way fans interact with their favorite sports and esports teams by offering them a higher level of engagement.

Through blockchain technology, we want to transform fans from passive spectators into active participants who democratically control the competitive arena they love to follow.

Our diverse and extraordinary team that spans 18 nationalities are the driving force behind our success with creative thinking at the heart of anything and everything we do.

Our brands

chiliZ is our tokenized voting platform empowering fans to crowd manage their favorite sports and esports teams, events, leagues and game titles via voting rights acquired through a utility token known as chiliZ ($CHZ).

Socios powered by the chiliZ fintech platform and $CHZ token will offer fans the opportunity to buy, trade and execute voting or ‘crowd managers’ rights in their favorite football teams. Connecting 4 billion football fans worldwide with the thousands of different UEFA clubs and professional football teams they root for.

The chiliZ Blockchain Campus will house world-leading exchanges, crypto-friendly European banks, leading blockchain media groups, service providers including recruitment services and some of the largest Asian crypto funds in a unique cluster in order to grow the ecosystem locally and globally.     

The role

Our ever-growing tech team is now looking for a Senior Backend Developer to join our team of talented engineers that share a common interest in distributed backend systems, their scalability and continued development. You will build the backend systems that power our Chiliz platform. While this is an individual contributor role, as a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional agile team, you’ll be involved in many aspects, helping evolve our existing architecture and implementing new features and functionality.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Build robust and scalable software.
  • Architect, design, develop, deploy and operate PHP written micro services.
  • Build server-side REST APIs.
  • Contribute but also provide feedback to other team members.
  • Help improve our code quality by writing unit tests, automation tests, following the SOLID and DRY principles and performing code reviews.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute ideas to our technology, algorithms and products.
  • Work with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate use cases, and then translate that into a pragmatic and effective technical solution.

Technologies Required:

  • Stack:

○      Linux

○      Nginx

○      PostgreSQL / Amazon DynamoDB

○      Redis

○      Blockchain / Ethereum

○      Amazon SQS

○      PHP 7.1 / Symfony 4

○      NodeJS / TypeScript

  • CI: 

○      Source control: Git / Gitlab

○      Container: Docker

○      GitLab CI

  • Agile: 

○      Jira

 

Who we think will be a great fit…

We’re looking for someone who has an interest in system architecture and a passion for getting things done. You’re experienced, but you also like to learn new things. You are passionate either about Esports or Blockchain, perhaps about both of them. And you want to work with smart people and have fun building something great.

You also meet most (if not more) of the following requirements:

  • You have effective communication skills, a positive attitude, and ability to give and receive constructive feedback.
  • You have at least 5 years of recent hands-on coding and software design in backend development.
  • You have a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree in a related field, or an intriguing reason for not having one.
  • You dive into difficult problems, solve head-scratching challenges and successfully deliver results on schedule.
  • You find satisfaction in a job well done, you care about quality and you know what it means to ship high quality code.
  • You have a solid knowledge in the following area: system design, algorithm, design pattern, data structure, API, caching strategies. You know how to create software that are extensible, reusable and meets desired architectural objectives.
  • You have played an integral part in building on microservice architecture before

You have the willingness to learn new technologies, but you have experience with:

○      PHP, Symfony (or any modern PHP framework).

○      relational SQL databases.

○      deploying and operating services on Linux.

○      containerization technology like Docker.

●      You have excellent writing and communication skills in the English language.

 

What we offer

You will be working in one of Malta’s most spectacular offices with iconic views of Valletta at the heart of Gzira and minutes away from the shopping and entertainment hub of the island.

Set within the Malta Blockchain Campus, our office boasts a fantastic chill-out area we share with blockchain companies from around the world. This multi-cultural atmosphere is further enhanced by extraordinary colleagues spanning 18 nationalities with ideas as diverse and interesting as they are.

We move at a lightning speed that reflects the industry we’re in and although we’re a small company, size doesn’t matter when you’re this fast.

Professional and personal development are very important to us and along with a supportive and collaborative working environment we offer great company perks but above all we give you the chance to be a part of the future.