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Hong Kong - 3 jobs in May 2017

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Infinite Food | Hackers / Mechanical Engineers / Applied Materials Scientists / Food Scientists and Technologists / Multilingual Multiplatform Mobile App Developers | Shenzhen | $neg + equity available | Full-time or REMOTE | http://8-food.com/

Work on what you want, within reason. Help define the company and take ownership of your chosen field.

Registered in Hong Kong, we are a small, mainland China based, international team in the mid prototyping phase, approaching prep-for-manufacturing on a novel series of distributed food service locations supporting automated food preparation and retail. You can look at them as scaled down factories, robotic chefs or one large distributed just-in-time custom food manufacturing system including the associated logistics network. Fresh ingredients and personalized customer orders in, tasty cooked food out.

We are in perfect unison with the largest trends in the sector (convenience, personalization, mobile ordering, commodification of last mile delivery), are already oversubscribed for our next investment round and are currently doubling down by moving to Shenzhen. We have great experience with China, less in manufacturing, lots in complex systems and emerging technology, and multiple successful exits globally.

Mandarin speakers well regarded, but Chinese knowledge is not required. Clear written technical communication in English is mandatory. Skills and experience first, qualifications a distant second. We respect execution.

Email in profile, please include 'Candidate: <Desired Job Title>' in subject. No recruiters.

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Carousell | Backend Software Engineer | Singapore | Full-time

Carousell (http://carousell.com/app) is a mobile classifieds app that makes selling as easy as taking a photo, buying as simple as chatting. With over 57 million listings, we are one of the world’s largest and fastest growing marketplaces. Carousell began in Singapore and has spread to 19 cities around the world. Carousell has also been ranked as the top Lifestyle and Shopping app in Singapore, Taiwan, and Hong Kong and was awarded Google Play Best Local App 2016 in Singapore.

Carousell is looking for a Backend Software Engineer to work on building the simplest buying and selling experience on our mobile application. Your responsibilities would be to: -Design and build scalable REST APIs for the Carousell marketplace platform. -Work with the Android, iOS, web, product and design teams to build innovative, robust, and easy-to-use features for our users. -Work with infrastructure team on performance profiling and optimisation. -Write clean, testable code with unit tests. -Participate in code reviews to maintain a high-quality code culture.

Requirements: -Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or other equivalent degrees/experience -5+ years experience in software development -Deep experience in Python, Django/Flask, RESTful APIs -Excellent knowledge of RDBMS and object caches such as PostgreSQL, Memcached, Redis and knowledge of how to design, tune and optimise SQL queries and caching strategies -Experience in building large, scalable distributed systems with good understanding of microservices architecture and associated principles -Experience with TDD/BDD and agile methodologies

Good to have: -Experience using Elasticsearch -Experience using RabbitMQ, Kafka and microservices-based architecture -Knowledge and experience in building distributed, asynchronous task systems

Apply now at http://grnh.se/ou4qd81

Contact: sakshi.malani@thecarousell.com

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Jane Street | Software Developer | New York, London, Hong Kong | ONSITE, FULL-TIME, INTERNS, VISA, http://www.janestreet.com

Jane Street is a quantitative trading firm with a focus on technology, a scientific approach, and a deep understanding of the markets. We are a global liquidity provider and market maker, operating around the clock and around the globe, employing over 500 people in our offices in New York, London and Hong Kong.

It’s no secret that we’re big believers in functional programming; OCaml, a statically typed functional language, is our primary development platform. Jane Street’s technology group is small by design, which means we need to maximize the productivity of each person we hire. We believe functional programming (and specifically, OCaml) helps us do that. But it’s not about productivity alone: programming in a rich and expressive language like OCaml is just more fun. We’re also happy to spend time and money on making it easier for the people here to get things done. This ranges from big projects, like the work we do on development tools (e.g. Iron, our in-house code review and release management system, and Merlin, a tool for providing IDE-like features for OCaml), to little touches, like getting people whatever crazy keyboard will help them get their work done most comfortably.

Want to see some of our code? Visit Open Source @ Jane Street (https://janestreet.github.io/), where you'll find several OCaml libraries that we've released into the wild. These form the basis for all of our software, and we hope they make life better for some non-Jane-Street OCaml developers as well.

If you're not yet convinced, feel free to poke around our benefits page (https://www.janestreet.com/culture/benefits/). If you ARE convinced and want some insight into our interview process, check out https://blogs.janestreet.com/interviewing-at-jane-street/. Or just drop us a resume at https://www.janestreet.com/join-jane-street/apply/.

We’re looking for people with:

  - Top-notch programming skills (no OCaml or FP experience necessary!)

  - Strong interpersonal skills. Most work at Jane Street is highly collaborative,
    and we are looking for people who can work effectively in small, close-knit
    teams.

  - Deep experience with — and love for — technology. There’s no specific
    checklist; we use software to approach a variety of problems, so we’re
    interested in everything from low latency networking to systems
    administration to programming language design.
(Note: no longer accepting summer internship applications for 2017.)