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Posted 4 months ago

My China Roots is building the world’s first online database to empower millions of Overseas Chinese to connect with their roots!

Our fast-growing, international and passionate team of 12 already leads the market in custom roots research & travel services (www.mychinaroots.com). Spread out over Beijing, Guangzhou, Paris, and London, we are expanding our tech team to shape and build the future of Chinese genealogy.

What will you do?
  • Write code to solve interesting problems, including how to automate digitization of historical Chinese records Collaborate with our industry-leading research team to process and build the largest database of Chinese historical records in the world
  • Deal with multiple types of servers: bare-metal, cloud, VM, you name it!
  • Use an understanding of off-the-shelf opensource and SaaS solutions to accelerate development
  • You will help us decide what to build and why, and have full freedom to pursue the how
  • You will report to our CTO Jean, who is based in Paris 

What do we offer?
  • Negotiable salary & equity at fast-growing startup that has already gained traction & momentum
  • Creative & collaborative work with multicultural & inspired colleagues
  • A unique opportunity to build a platform that provides true socio-cultural value. See e.g. a short film about life-changing client experiences or listen to us on the Sinica Podcast!

 What are we looking for?
  • Architect and Developer 
    • Experience in software architecture design and development skills 
    • Understanding of database systems, software architecture, devops 
    • Understanding of best practices necessary to write maintainable code 
  • Someone who thrives in a startup environment 
    • Responsible and self-motivated person who can get things done without micromanagement 
    • A team player 
    • Fluent English 
  • Bonus if you have: 
    • Experience with big data, Optical Character Recognition, Natural Language Processing, Pattern Recognition 
    • Chinese language proficiency 
    • Interest in (overseas) Chinese history and cultural heritage & identity 

Interested candidates should email Pin Wang at pinwang@mychinaroots.com