Web Developer

Location: Manila (Ortigas), Philippines

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level


Gengo is a technology company making translation simple for everyone. We help businesses and individuals go global by providing fast, high-quality translation powered by the crowd. Customers order human translation through our website or our API, which lets you plug into our growing network of over 21,000 translators. Gengo helps a wide range of customers — from individual businesses to global enterprises. Approximately 60 employees call themselves Gengons, located in offices around the globe including Tokyo, San Mateo, London, and Manila.


Gengo is looking for a passionate Web Developer to join our growing team of internationally talented engineers. Depending on experience, you will be responsible for many phases of the software development lifecycle including technical research, requirements analysis, implementation or enhancements to the product, unit testing, debugging, and maintenance.

As a key member of the team, you will be expected to work on new projects as well as improving various aspects of our legacy code. Thinking in terms of scalability and reliability will be essential, and you will be working within a service-oriented architecture and use all of the Gengo APIs.

The Gengo development team is passionate and results-driven. Whether you are a veteran python developer or just getting started, it's your drive for excellence and perfection that will matter.


      ●  Develop applications using PHP/Python/Go
      ●  Learn and write efficient, testable, and reusable codes
      ●  Improve and maintain the company's existing products according to operational needs
      ●  Complete the tasks assigned by the superior and other related tasks
      ●  Be familiar with the professional skills applied by the company


Required Skills
      ●  Minimum of 1 year experience in PHP programming
      ●  Strong object oriented PHP skills
      ●  Experience in an MVC PHP framework
      ●  SQL knowledge and relational database design, preferably PostgreSQL/MySQL
      ●  Good understanding of design principles
      ●  Familiarity in a code repository technology
      ●  Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills with the ability to interact effectively with                        employees at all levels within the organization
      ●  Ability to self-monitor, self-assess, and self-manage as well as demonstrate leadership and personal                                accountability
      ● Ability to grow professionally in a highly flexible and fast-moving environment

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