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Old 01-12-2009, 16:07   #1
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Zopim: SEA's only Live chat/IM service company looking for Flex & Python Programmers

Zopim, the team behind the world most innovative Live chat application is EXPANDING! We are looking for passionate and creative web developers who want to make a difference, earn some serious moolah and have lots of fun along the way.

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Team Zopim is a young, energetic crew that is passionate about redefining the way people think about real-time communications on the web. We're growing quickly, and hiring talented people who can help us accomplish our mission. Founded 2 years ago, Zopim has built the world's most innovative live chat application in the market with many pioneering Live chat features. With a rapidly growing customer base, the company has since built a thriving business around its flagship service.


At Zopim, Engineers come first! They are the lifeblood of the company and are treated as such. No bullsh*t. We like pushing the limits and giving our co-workers space and resources to achieve greatness.

Zopim's technical team is devoted to being the best coders that they can ever be and expect the same of you. We learn and grow as a team and we are looking for team players who can play well in a challenging but equally fun working environment.

Our mantra is Brilliant & Motivated Engineers = Awesome Product = Profits!

Working at Zopim gets you...

1. Competitive Market-rate salary. (If think you are worth more, justify it to us)
2. Stock Options aka Company ownership
3. Opportunity to work on a awesome project that is disrupting the live chat industry

Developer Positions Open: a) Web Interface/Experience Developers b)Back-end Developers

Note: If you do not have the below stated requisites but have a good programming background, don't fret! If you are still interested in taking a shot, do email us as we can work out an arrangement where we will impart the necessary skills to you along the way. We are also open for Internships and are big believers in personal development.

1. Web Interface/Experience Developers

A passion for developing great web applications is a must (Please send us your portfolio work)
Minimum 2 years experience with front end RIA/AJAX technologies
Javascript / JS frameworks (Jquery, mootools, dojo)
Actionscript 2/3 or both.
Flex 3
Keen interest in User Interface design
Leadership, Vision and Market Savvy
Strong understanding of basic web design principles, usability, navigation and related web site development processes
Strongly motivated and ability to juggle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously
Creative and persistent problem solver
Wild, unbridled imaginer
(Good to have)
Adobe Photoshop skills a bonus
Knowledge of SEO and Social marketing experiences is a very Big Plus
Strong verbal and written communication skills


You will work with a small, talented team in a fast-paced environment at our office in the NUS Garag3, building and scaling Zopim's customer facing live chat application.

2. Back-end Developers

Good Knowledge of web technologies: Web servers, HTTP, HTML, CSS, XML, DNS, network protocols like TCP/UDP
A passion for web development with a history of building web applications outside of school curriculum.
Creative and persistent problem solver
(Good to have)
Working experience with C is preferred
Working experience with Django web framework and Twisted networking framework
Familiarity with the use of a Linux system as a development platform, with the use and integration of open source software
Experience in the development of dynamic web sites
Experience in the administration of a Linux system, preferably with a Debian or Ubuntu distro
Have tinkered with IM Protocols like XMPP/MSNP15/Oscar. Even better if you have built plugins for Pidgin/Adium or IM clients using libpurple (HIGHLY sought after).

To assist and further develop Zopim's back-end architecture and messaging protocol.
To monitor and address customer technical support issues. You will also have the freedom to suggest new coding practices, recommend architecture changes and collaborate with our platform team to optimize scalability and network efficiency.

How to apply

Email us at hires@zopim.com with your CV/Portfolio along with your contact details. If you have any other questions, feel free to drop by our site and chat with us or leave us an offline message! =)
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