Developer

Hometalk, a Jerusalem-based company, recently acquired, is looking to hire a Developer.

Hometalk is the world’s largest DIY lifestyle community with 21 million members. Hometalk has three assets in Hometalk, Foodtalk, and Upstyle which are online destinations for inspiration, ideas, and step-by-step tutorials spanning the home and garden, food recipe, and DIY fashion spaces with over 175,000 DIY tutorials. Hometalk is also building a tech platform that will house many additional sites. 

Hometalk being an entrepreneurial-minded startup with the stability and backing of a large corporation offers the unique opportunity to make an impact and bring your unique contribution to our incredible community of millions and impact its products. You'll get to work with an amazing entrepreneurial team that's driven by a desire to grow, support, and encourage growth in others. Creating, and inspiring others to create.

As a Developer at Hometalk you will work with the Development team, to identify opportunities, build, and improve our tooling and code.  You will support and expand our broad range of features, including video, CMS, and translation engines.  Our teams work with a big-data cloud data warehouse, custom search using Elasticsearch, and sophisticated CDN caching techniques.

 

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Developing new features to expand our platform’s user-facing abilities and admin tooling

  • Working in a fast-paced collaborative environment, built on a Kanban workflow

  • Expanding our platform’s infrastructure offerings

 

Requirements:

  • English-speaking at a high level is a must (the work and company language is English)

  • 2- 5 years of development experience in a team environment 

  • Experience in object-oriented coding in PHP and Javascript (ES6) required

  • React experience highly preferred

  • MySQL and Redis experience preferred

  • Previous experience with high-traffic websites and scaling

Full time.  Hybrid role (Mondays & Wednesdays from our Jerusalem office).

Send your CV to: careers@hometalk.com.  Please use subject line “Developer”

Equal opportunity Employer