Job vacancy: Software Engineer

Position ID: Software Engineer 1

Hours: Full-time

Location: Los Baños, Laguna, Phils.

Salary: Commensurate with required qualifications

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Quantitative Aquatics, Inc. seeks a Software Engineer from a pool of local professionals with the following responsibilities:

  1. program dynamic webpages for information systems maintained by Q-quatics (e.g. FishBase, SeaLifeBase),
  2. handle the maintenance of the Q-quatics suite of websites, and
  3. perform all other related duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

For this position, supervision will come from the IT Theme Lead.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education

  We are looking for people with a BS Computer Science degree or other computer-related courses.

  • Experience

  Those with work experience in this field are encouraged to apply.

  • Languages

  Excellent command of the English language both written and verbal.

  • Knowledge and Competencies
  1. good experience in PHP and CSS, JavaScript,
  2. good knowledge and experience of the SQL language and relational database systems such as MySQL and PostgreSQL,
  3. good knowledge and/or experience on the following are preferable: Linux environment, MVC based web framework (Laravel), Docker platform, and version control systems (Git),
  4. strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented environment,
  5. could work effectively with minimum supervision, has good time management skills and high degree of initiative and resourcefulness, and
  6. a working knowledge of biology is a plus.

For immediate consideration, please send your application cover letter, comprehensive resumé with name and contact details of 3 referees, and transcript of records not later than 31 October 2023 via email with subject ‘Software Engineer’ addressed to s.luna[at] or via snail mail to Susan M. Luna, G.S. Khush Hall, IRRI, Los Baños, Laguna 4031, +63.49.536.2701 local 2864. This hiring is immediate and thus, the position will be filled-up once a suitable candidate is found.

Only candidates who have met the required experience and qualifications for this position will be contacted. However, we will keep your personal information in our database for future reference unless you direct us otherwise. 

*For local hiring only.

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