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Back-End Web Developer
at Lamsa World in Jordan - Amman

Back-End Web Developer at Lamsa World in Amman

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Posted on January 23, 2017

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Lamsa is the number one Arabic Edutainment app in the region and is on a mission to spread the love of learning through engaging, fun and interactive stories, games and videos.

Job Description:

We are looking for a Back-End Web Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsive-ness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end ele-ments built by your coworkers into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.

Job Requirements:

   - Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related fields.

   - 2+ years of experience in development for BackEnd.


 - Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with server side logic

- Building reusable code and libraries for future use

- Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability

- Implementation of security and data protection

- Design and implementation of data storage solutions

Skills and Qualifications:

  - Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3

  - Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, such as LESS and SASS

  - Understanding accessibility and security compliance

  - User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments

  - Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system

  - Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an applica-tion to support load changes

  - Data migration, transformation, and scripting

  - Setup and administration of backups

  - Outputting data in different formats

  - Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform

  - Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes

  - Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests

  - Proficient knowledge of a back-end programming language of one or more of PHP, Python, Ru-by, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc.

  - Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

  - Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles

  - Understanding of "session management" in a distributed server environment

  - Experience with Scrum & AGILE software development methodologies.

  - Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal & customer interaction skills is a must.


Preferred nationality: Jordanian and Palestinian and willing to work and relocated in Amman, Jordan.

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