Recruitment of software engineers for an academic event platform

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Job Description

Site description:
A social networking and event management platform for academics. Our mission is to create connections between researchers and keep them up-to-date with the most important seminars and conferences in their fields.

We are looking for a hardworking software engineer who like to achieve more with less. Someone who would plan ahead before tackle any problem, but don’t afraid to adapt along the way.

The site has been created to help researchers let other people know about what they’re working on, with links to research papers, books and forthcoming presentations.
Through our site we share our passion for science, accelerate the pace of research and help scientists advance their careers.


- SQL and MySQL
- jQuery
- Like to automate things
- Fast learner
- Good communicator

Preferred but not required:

- CodeIgniter or Kohana
- Git and GitHub
- Amazon Web Service
- UNIX command
- Mobile app development

If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter with introduction to yourself and answer to the 3 following questions:

1. What is the thing you build you are most proud of. Why?
2. What is the thing you build you don’t like the most. Why, and how to improve it?
3. If you are assigned for the issue that say only "Website is slow", how will you inspect this issue to find the root cause?

Please mention the word 'orange' on top of your application.