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Technical Lead (Laravel)

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor

About The Job

Your responsibilities will be:
  • Design and write in the Laravel framework to improve availability, scalability, latency and efficiency of the services owned by the Sugarbook team.
  • Lead a team of developers (on-site & remote) in building and scaling back-end services as well as performing root-cause analysis investigations.
  • Participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards.
  • Provide regular and effective progress updates and manage day-to-day communication between product owner and tech team.
  • Work closely with product and experience teams to implement products, test their impact to business metrics & propose solutions to achieve them.
  • Collaborate with the customer success team to identify & anticipate potential product issues, and lead the tech team on eliminating bugs.
  • Engage in capacity and demand planning, performance analysis, tuning and optimization, to ensure high production uptime.
  • Debug and modify complex, production software.
  • Develop beautiful front-end based on UI/UX design & specifications.

Job Requirements

To succeed in your role, you ideally should have:
  • Minimum 6 years of experience - preferably with at least 4 years of relevant experience - with strong Computer Science fundamentals in algorithms and data structures.
  • Have a wide knowledge on production NGINX & PHP FPM server performance tuning, load management, scaling & bottleneck elimination.
  • Familiarity with running large & scalable applications using AWS & GCP services.
  • Familiarity in automating deployment pipelines (CI/CD). 
  • Expert with Laravel development, core concepts & ecosystem.
  • Expert in relational & non-relational database systems (MySQL, Cassandra)
  • Experience in modern front-end web development using JavaScript frameworks (VueJS)
  • Possess excellent communication, sharp analytical abilities with proven design skills, able to think critically of the current system in terms of growth and stability.

We Offer:
  • You will be remunerated with Good Salary based on experience.
  • Opportunity to be exposed to the latest technology at work
  • Fun & cozy workplace & colleagues
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Strategic workplace location

Our Culture


With over 1 000,000 members worldwide, Sugarbook is Asia's leading Sugar Daddy Dating App for Sugar Daddies & Sugar Babies to build honest and transparent relationships. With over 500+ media coverages all over the world, Sugarbook is Asia's #1 Sugar Daddy Dating App – Where Romance Meets Finance.

Through our revolutionary application and online brand, we help hundreds of thousands of people daily to meet, connect & grow.

Sugarbook has been featured extensively in the media across the world on Financial Times, NBC, Daily Mail, Business Insider, South China Morning Post, Channel NewsAsia, Marie Claire, Her World, Esquire, Cleo, Men’s Health, Yahoo News, The Star, Bernama just to name a few.
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**UPDATED MAY 01, 2020**




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