Experienced Software Engineer (Full Stack)

My China Roots | Anywhere (100% Remote) Only

Date listed

4 months ago

Employment Type

Full time





Total Funding

$273.1 billion

Who are we?
We are building the world’s first online database to empower millions of Overseas Chinese to connect with their roots!

Our fast-growing, international and passionate team of 12 already leads the market in custom roots research & travel services (www.mychinaroots.com). Spread out over Beijing, Guangzhou, Paris, and London, we are expanding our tech team to shape and build the future of Chinese genealogy.

We're a venture-backed startup and just got accepted by one of the top Silicon Valley VC/Accelerator programs. Join us!
What will you do?
  • Write code to solve interesting problems, including how to automate digitization of historical Chinese records
  • Collaborate with our industry-leading research team to process and build the largest database of Overseas Chinese historical records in the world
  • You will help us decide what to build and why, and have full freedom to pursue the how
  • You will report to our CTO Jean, who is based in Paris
What do we offer?
  • Negotiable salary & equity at fast-growing startup that’s already gained traction & momentum
  • Creative & collaborative work with multicultural & inspired colleagues 
  • A unique opportunity to build a platform that provides true socio-cultural value. See e.g. a short film about life-changing client experiences or listen to us on the Sinica Podcast!

What are we looking for?

Required skills:
  • 2+ years of Python experience
  • 1+ years of coding experience on the Django framework
  • 1+ years’ experience using RDBMS & SQL
  • Good knowledge of web architecture concepts
  • Experience coding API in Python, ideally with Tastypie
  • Javascript knowledge, ECMAScript (Promises), Nodejs
  • Experience with Vue.js or React, Vuex or Redux
  • Understanding of TDD and proven ability to code UT (experience with unittest/pytest)
  • Understanding of Agile development principles
  • Experience using Git 
  • Basic understanding of Linux command line and system deployment
  • Understanding of Cloud storage solutions and of Boto3 library a big +

Bonus if you have:
  • Experience with big data, Optical Character Recognition, Natural Language Processing, Pattern Recognition
  • Chinese language proficiency
  • Interest in (overseas) Chinese history and cultural heritage & identity
Interested candidates should send CV & cover letter to [email protected]

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