Kesson Group Albania sh.p.k.

is a software development company based in Tirana that caters exclusively to two Canadian companies; Teach Away Inc. and Skooli Online Tutoring.

Job Position: BackEnd Developer

Job Location: Tirana, Albania

Teach Away is seeking a Backend Developer to join our growing team! This individual will be responsible for maintaining and developing functions of our software’s infrastructure.We believe deeply in the power of education and making an impact on the future leaders of the world. If you are eager to play a key role in a fast-paced, education startup we are interested in hearing from you.

Who are we?

Teach Away is the worldwide leader in international teacher recruitment and online teacher professional development. With the widest variety of international teaching jobs, Teach Away’s international offices match educators with the best jobs teaching abroad in over 50 countries.
Teach Away is a focused, energetic group of people that are really excited about how technology can improve education. We like to solve challenging educational problems, and have fun doing it!

Who are you?

You are an exceptional coder with a knack for problem solving! You understand the need to meet deadlines, and are able to work as a collaborative member of a team. Being innovative and finding solutions is your jam. It would also be great if you have experience with API design and infrastructure concepts.

Role Responsibilities

  • Building and maintaining a scalable PHP-based platform
  • Working with and integrating components of the front-end with server side logic
  • Creating microservices based on node.js or python to serve data via APIs
  • Creating database plans that represent and support business processes and developments
  • Working as an integral member of a team through participating in technical discussions
  • Planning and implementation of security and data protection
  • Building reusable code and libraries
  • App optimization for maximum speed, performance, and scalability

Some of the technologies we use are…

  • AWS
  • Git
  • SQL, NoSQL
  • NodeJS
  • Symfony
  • Rest API
  • WebRTC
  • Voip

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Software Eng/Dev experience
  • A degree in Computer Science or related field
  • A solid understanding of data, API design and infrastructure concepts
  • Experience working in an Agile team environment
  • Proficient knowledge of Symfony and Git
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles
  • Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment

It would be great if you also had:

  • Previous experience with AWS
  • Microservice architecture knowledge

Full-time, permanent role
Paid Vacation
Professional Development Fund
Health & Wellness Fund
Competitive pay

How to apply:
Send your resume/CV and cover letter to

Only candidates fulfilling due requirements will be contacted by phone.

Kesson Group Albania
Rruga e Dibrės
Ndėrtesa 10, Hyrja 22, Ap. 6, 1017
Tirana, Albania

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