Backend Developer (Remote, Full-time)

Taipei City, Taiwan
Backend Engineer
Full Time

What You'll Do / Responsibilities

Glossika’s mission is to enable anyone to learn any language effectively. We do this through the careful curation of content, and we’re building a platform (called Viva) to serve as the creator hub that generates all of that learning content. The ecosystem is scalable and it has a huge potential to grow.

Join us to shape the future of language learning.

We’re looking for 1 backend developer to join the team.

You’ll be building the foundation of our products and helping us brainstorm how we can deliver more value to our users.


  • Build and optimize APIs and integrations
  • Build and optimize language learning algorithms
  • Compile and analyze data, processes, and codes to troubleshoot problems and identify areas for improvement.
  • Design relational databases
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Troubleshoot and fix issues between front-end and back-end development teams

Hiring Process

There will be 3 parts to the hiring process — all online

  • Part I: A brief interview to make sure you’re a potential fit for the team and answer any questions that you might have regarding our products and team
  • Part II: Meet with our developers, designers and product managers
  • Part III: Discuss your salary expectations and answer any remaining questions that you might have


Our working hours are from 9 AM to 6 PM Taiwan Time; we prefer to have everybody start and end work at the same time to facilitate effective teamwork, but you have 30 minutes of flexibility to begin your workday.

Required Qualifications


  • Familiar with AWS (EC2, RDS, S3, Cloudfront, etc.)
  • Familiar with PHP Laravel (or other modern PHP frameworks)
  • Familiar with Unix (or Unix-like) commands
  • Familiar with MySQL
  • Familiar with nginx
  • 3+ years of experience working in backend development
  • Fluent in English and/or Chinese
Preferred Qualifications

Good to have

  • Experience with Scrum
  • Experience with Stripe
  • Experience with subscription-based business models
TWD 1,150,000 ~ / year
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