Web services developer to work with api's

We are looking for a Web Services Developer with strong PHP skills or willingness to learn as a pro PHP Developer. You will be working on a cloud TV solution and video service. In this position, you get the knowledge of the latest technologies used to develop scalable video services.


Academic Work is looking for Web Services Developer for our client Booxmedia Oy. You will be recruited to our client company. Academic Work will take care of the recruitment process, therefore candidates are kindly asked to direct all questions to Academic Work at esp01@academicwork.fi.


In this position, you will start by developing small features, bug fixes, monitoring and unit testing. The main focus will be on performance and scalability optimization of API’s and server components. You will develop your skills and learn new skills by commenting and reviewing each other’s code in multicultural and international environment.

The job includes:

RESTful API and tools implementation, 3rd-party integrations using mainly PHP
Doing monitoring and unit testing
Commenting and reviewing each other’s code to learn and develop
Keywords: Unit testing, PHP, REST, API, MySQL, Linux, Git, Jenkins, Redis

This position suits you who are a team player with proactive attitude, good problem solving skills and eagerness to learn. The company can offer you an international working environment, with offices in Cambridge (UK), Cupertino (US), Hong Kong and heart of a Helsinki. Good company benefits, flexible working hours and fun professional colleagues to work with.


Our ideal candidate has strong skills with object-oriented programming using PHP and basic skills with MySQL. If you lack experience with PHP you can also have strong skills with Java and willingness to develop your basic PHP skills to a new level. You should be familiar with unit testing and object-oriented design and a proactive team player.

Apply for this position if you have:

Strong skills with OOP
Basic skills in MySQL
Familiar with unit testing and SOLID
Fluent in English
It is also seen as an advantage if you have experience with Git, Redis, Jenkins or Linux shell scripting.

Start: As soon as possible

Working hours: Full-time 37,5 hours per week

Employment period: Permanent

Location: 00100, Helsinki

Salary: According to contract

Published: 31.8.2017

We only process applications through our website https://www.academicwork.fi/avoimet-tyopaikat/web-services-developer-to-work-with-apis/14995108 but if you have questions about the position you can reach us via email in esp01@academicwork.fi. Please write the advert ID in the subject field and paste the advert link in the mail.

We are continuously screening and contacting candidates so make sure to send your application as soon as possible. Please note that the advert can be removed prior to the last application dates on our external advertising pages. In the event the advert has been removed it is either due to the process being completed or because we have a sufficient number of qualified applications and are proceeding to the selection/interview phase in the process.

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Booxmedia provides a full suite of cloud-TV technology as a service, enabling broadcasters, multi-play operators and copyright owners to launch end-to-end TV services within weeks and with zero hardware investments. The solution encompasses everything needed to deliver a robust internet TV experience; media capture, encoding, transcoding, storage, delivery. Booxmedia offers features like live-TV streaming, download, video-on-demand, catch-up and network PVR and provides ready-to-deploy award-winning consumer apps for iOS, Android, Windows Phone as well as browser interface and smart-TV widgets.

Booxmedia is a part of Amino Communications. In May 2015, Booxmedia was acquired by Amino Technologies plc, and is now an integrated part of this global IPTV solutions provider.