Beijing, China

Posted on Apr 29 2015 (about 9 years ago)




Talkmate is an online language education & social start up. Located in Beijing China. We have the most languages for people from all over the world to study for FREE, we help people to speak a new language in 200 hours with fun & easy way without a teacher. You will know the world and meet your Talkmates on Talkmate.

** What Technology will I use?**

  • Successful candidates will also be able to demonstrate deep expertise in one or more of: HTTP, API design, JSON, C++ , NoSQL databases (we use Postgres, Cassandra, MongoDB and CouchBase)
  • Successful candidates will be strong back-end developers with experience shipping high-profile, user-facing products. Working in large code bases, and engineering features for interactivity, scalability & high availability.
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux environment and with a version control system like Git
  • Extend and maintain our RESTful API that serves as backend for all our apps.

What will I be working on?

  • Collaborate with product management to define, architect, and build new customer-facing game features.
  • Own, operate, and maintain your services in production.
  • Tackle some of the most challenging problems in distributed cloud computing, HTTP, API design, and more.
  • Write quality, maintainable code with extensive test coverage in a fast-paced professional software engineering environment.

Who We Are Looking For?

  • You ship software fast and frequently.
  • A Computer Science degree, or equivalent experience.
  • 3~5+ years in industry as a developer working on mission-critical, user-facing systems.
  • Strong background in HTTP, distributed systems and c++
  • Experience with NoSQL, such as Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis etc.
  • Passionate. Persistent. Creative. You find clever ways around problems, or just plow through them.


  • Experience with Spring (Spring MVC, Spring Security, Spring Boot) and JPA (Hibernate)
  • Prior usage of a queuing system (we currently use RabbitMQ)
  • Security and cryptographic skills
  • Knowledge of a scripting language (we mostly use Groovy and CoffeeScript)
  • DevOps culture (Amazon Web Services, Docker, Ansible...)
  • Experience with Functional Programming (e.g. Scala, Clojure, Erlang)


  • Working Visa
  • Very competitive salary , share, insurance, allowance,
  • Flexible working time ,innovative working environment


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