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Web Developer for CORE

Kyiv Qubit Labs

You will be a part of the world’s largest aggregator of research papers, which has been active in the market since 2011. Our client needs a Web Developer who will take part in updating the product’s tech stack and interface, focusing on enhancing its usability.

You will be part of the company, the project of which is considered among the 1,500 most used websites globally and has over 40 million monthly active users worldwide.

Requirements

— very good knowledge of and at least 2-year experience with web development;
— good knowledge of HTML and CSS;
— good knowledge of JavaScript including most recent ECMA specifications;
— deep knowledge of client-server communication, asynchronous requests, understanding of RESTful APIs;
— working knowledge of the Linux environment;
— experience with version control and issue tracking systems such as Git and Jira;
— good knowledge with working and querying databases;
— willingness to learn new things.

Will be a plus

— experience in using React or other front-end framework;
— knowledge of web accessibility, WCAG 2.1;
— good skills in PHP, especially applied to web development and use of web framework such as Symfony;
— working knowledge of MySQL/MariaDB or other relational database;
— experience with developing RESTful APIs;
— knowledge of Python and/or Java, or willingness to learn those languages;
— continuous Integration understanding, ability to setup and maintain GitHub actions, Jenkins jobs or a similar system;
— basic knowledge of design, including inclusive web design.

We offer

— you can see the results of your work, understand the process, influence companies decisions;
— implement all your knowledge and new ideas;
— health insurance;
— the ability to work from home;
— positive corporate environment;
— a variety of online activities;
— minimum bureaucracy;
— competitive compensation.

Responsibilities

— developing new front-end functionality of existing web applications and services;
— making changes to the API when it’s needed for the front end or developing of the new functionality completely within the API;
— maintaining and extending existing web applications;
— working closely with the front-end and back-end teams to develop and integrate functionalities.

More about project

The project team runs and develops the world’s largest aggregator of research papers called CORE (core.ac.uk), with over 40 million monthly active users and storing over 200 million metadata records and 25 million scientific documents. CORE is currently listed among the 1,500 most used websites globally and among the 20 most used services in Science and Education.

CORE provides free access to millions of research papers as well as a number of information services for researchers, organisations and businesses. These include services enabling text & data mining, recommender systems, content management services for libraries as well as analytical services to support business intelligence for research.

Stack:

HTML JavaScript Linux

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