Back-End Developer

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Piktochart offers visa sponsorship

Piktochart will arrange the immigration paperwork required for the winning candidate and cover the associated costs.


  • Design, build, maintain and innovate with a focus on the maintainability, readability, efficiency, reusability, and reliability of our production code or internal tools
  • Analyze software performance and perform system/code optimization
  • Integrate user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with the server side
  • Integrate external services and resources into applications
  • Implement automated testing platforms and unit tests


  • You have 3+ years of experience working on web applications built on Ruby OR Golang.
  • You have experience with MySQL OR with other data stores such as Redis, Elasticsearch, Postgres.
  • You have experience implementing a robust set of services with RESTful APIs to power web applications.
  • You have experience with cloud platforms, high-availability systems, data indexing, and automated testing.
  • You're enthusiastic about collaborating with a small team in an inter-disciplinary environment.
  • You are a self-starter open to feedback.
  • You are self-motivated to build great products and achieve excellence.


  • Bonus points if you are familiar with Python and Node.js.


  • Apply and let's discuss your salary and benefits package!
  • If you are relocating from abroad, we will arrange your working visa.
  • We offer a relocation package to help you settle in your new home.

Job description

We are a small team passionate about everything back end, using a variety of technologies to bring a stable high-performance experience to our users. We are looking for someone who shares the same passion and vision to create and innovate and has a thing for automation.
Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your teammates into the application.
This is a full-time role based in Penang, Malaysia. When applying, please provide the link to your Github/Stack Overflow account or any other open source code that you contribute to.

The company

Life at Piktochart

Our 15,000 sq ft office is equipped with a fully stocked pantry, 6 brainjuice rooms, foosball table, electronic dart and much more. We're a small company, but we provide great benefits: health insurance, a Macbook Air/Pro, lots of fun activities like laser tag, catered meals, annual retreats at exotic places (Seoul, Melbourne & Maldives), etc.

The Location

Penang, Malaysia

Moving to Malaysia

If you hold the passport of a visa-free country, you can start working in Malaysia within approximately 4 weeks after submitting your application. If you need a visa to enter Malaysia, the visa processing time will be added to that.