Working for Palringo

Want to be a part of a fantastic team responsible for creating an experience that connects users from around the world to chat and play games?

At Palringo, we focus intently on content and social experiences to proudly produce exactly the kind of social, group chat app we would want to use ourselves.

A career at Palringo is about passion and commitment, towards our App and to each other. We are always looking for great people who can help us deliver against our growth strategies.

If this sounds like you, you should join us. Review our open positions we currently have at Palringo and apply. We welcome speculative applications if you can’t see a position that’s right for you.

We offer successful candidates a highly competitive salary, compensation and benefits package for all full-time hires. Palringo is an equal opportunity employer.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer internships or work placements at this time.

Role: iOS Developer

Location: Newcastle

Date Posted: 4th March 2019

Palringo, an established and successful technology developer based in Newcastle are re-sponsible for the highly successful community chat app, “Palringo”. We are going through a period of growth and are looking for an experienced and highly motivated iOS Developer.

The role will be development of exiting new features and improving the stability of the iOS client. As part of a small company, your role will encompass the entire software de- velopment life-cycle, including requirements capture, prototyping, design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance.

Required skills and experience:

  • Have a strong background in Objective-C and Swift
  • In depth knowledge of iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, etc
  • Be passionate about making beautiful iOS apps that are simple and easy to use
  • Be confident in your abilities to shape a platform with a huge user base
  • Have an understanding of the intricacies of iOS and its human interface guidelines
  • The ability to communicate technical concepts
  • Be self-motivated with strong organisational skills
  • Think like a team member, not a code-monkey

Optional skills and experience:

  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum and using issue tracking software such as JIRA
  • Familiarity with Code Review process
  • Familiarity with writing and maintaining technical documentation
  • Familiarity with unit testing and TDD as well as automated testing

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a team to design and build new features for our iOS app
  • Help maintain code quality, organisation and stability
  • Improve the performance and responsiveness by refactoring older code
  • Work closely with designers to create a beautiful app
  • Work closely with external beta testers, to gather feedback and insight

Packages

  • Competitive Salary – based on experience
  • 25 days holiday allowance, plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Casual working environment

Do you want to work for an award winning, successful and growing technology company? Does the idea working with innovative tech, an awesome team with huge ambitions in a casual friendly environment appeal to you? We offer a competitive salary/package, 25 days holiday & company bonus scheme. For more information on this position, or to apply please email: jobs@palringo.com

Role: Android Developer

Location: Newcastle

Date Posted: 4th March 2019

Palringo, an established and successful technology developer based in Newcastle are responsible for the highly successful community chat app, “Palringo”. We are going through a period of growth and are looking for an experienced Android Developer to work exciting new features and improving the stability of our Android client.

Part of the android team in a small company, your role will encompass the entire software development life-cycle, including requirements capture, prototyping, design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, improve and innovate on our Android app, writing clean, maintainable and extendable code
  • Be part of our Android Development Team helping with implementing new features and maintaining existing codebase
  • Collaborate alongside Server and Client developers, Project Managers, Product Owners, Designers, QA and external beta testers
  • Provide insight to the technical and behavioural direction of the products

Required skills and experience:

  • Be self-motivated, like to explore and organize your code and projects
  • Have a solid background in Android SDK Development using Java, Kotlin and Android Studio
  • Have working experience on SCM tools (preferably git)
  • Be familiar with Material Design guidelines
  • Think like a team member, not a code-monkey

Optional skills and experience:

  • Work with Android Architecture Components such as Room, LiveData, ViewModel, WorkManager, etc
  • Use Dependency Injection with Dagger2
  • Do Unit Testing, TDD and/or automated UI testing
  • Work among experienced engineers, doing code reviews and/or pair programming
  • See your code being used by millions of users
  • Fine tune third party SDK’s and libraries in a complex UX ecosystem

Do you want to work for an award winning, successful and growing technology company? Does the idea working with innovative tech, an awesome team with huge ambitions in a casual friendly environment appeal to you? We offer a competitive salary/package, 25 days holiday & company bonus scheme. For more information on this position, or to apply please email: jobs@palringo.com

Role: Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Newcastle

Date Posted: 4th March 2019

Palringo is an established and successful chat and social application created in Newcastle. We are going through a period of growth, and are looking for an experienced Infrastructure Engineer to work on cutting edge cloud solutions.

As part of a small company, your role will encompass the development and maintenance of server infrastructure across a wide range of software components, environments, and technologies.

This is an exciting opportunity, the right candidate must have a strong understanding and interest in cloud infrastructure and highly available production systems. Technical training on AWS/Cloud technologies and other key areas will be provided as necessary.

Responsibilities:

  • Server, application, and network configuration, and administration
  • Maintaining, monitoring, and alert management of our existing services
  • Promote security and work with teams to adhere to them
  • Management of external AWS consultants
  • Build automation and continuous delivery processes
  • Out of hours support

Required skills and experience:

  • Experience with AWS and CloudFormation
  • Scripting experience (Javascript/Python/Bash)
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies and providers
  • Experience with networking, highly available, and high traffic systems
  • Knowledge of MySQL databases (RDS, Mysql replication and storage layouts)
  • Practical experience for No-SQL databases (DynamoDB, MongoDB)
  • Container/Virtualisation (ECS, Docker)
  • Monitoring Software (Datadog preferred)
  • Source Control (Git, SVN)
  • Keen interest in DevOps and Infrastructure
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong problem investigation and diagnosis skills

Optional skills and experience:

  • AWS certifications
  • 4 years or more commercial development
  • Experience working with configuration management and deployment tools across the full project lifecycle
  • Linux installation, configuration and hands-on system administration skills
  • Delivery focused with the ability to drive tasks forward and meet demanding deadlines
  • Agile Environment Experience

Do you want to work for an award winning, successful and growing technology company? Does the idea working with innovative tech, an awesome team with huge ambitions in a casual friendly environment appeal to you? We offer a competitive salary/package, 25 days holiday & company bonus scheme. For more information on this position, or to apply please email jobs@palringo.com

Role: Server Software Engineer

Location: Newcastle

Date Posted: 4th March 2019

Palringo is an established and successful chat and social application created in Newcastle. We are going through a period of growth, and are looking for an experienced Server Software Engineer to join our team of experienced software engineers.

As part of a small company, your role will encompass the entire software development life-cycle, including requirements capture, prototyping, design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance.

The role includes support, maintenance and monitoring of the service. There will be plenty of opportunities to research and develop solutions using new technologies, languages and design patterns.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing great new features using microservice design
  • Working as an integral part of our core team
  • Converting legacy components into modern microservices
  • Maintaining, monitoring, and alert management of our existing services
  • Out of hours support
  • Participating in agile workflow

Required skills and experience:

  • NodeJS and NPM
  • Java or similar Object Oriented programming language
  • Relational Database experience (MySQL preferred)
  • Experience with networking and high traffic systems
  • Experience with cache frameworks (Redis preferred)
  • Experience with Linux (Ubuntu, Red Hat, or CentOS preferred)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong problem investigation and diagnosis skills
  • Experience with version control (GIT preferred)

Optional skills and experience:

  • 4 years or more commercial development
  • AWS experience/certification
  • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Experience with Message queues (RabbitMQ/SNS preferred)
  • Containers (Docker), Virtualisation and DevOps experience
  • No-SQL Database experience (DynamoDB, MongoDB preferred)
  • Java Spring Library
  • JPA, JTA, Hibernate
  • Experience with a Java Servlet Container (Tomcat preferred)
  • C++
  • Agile/Scrum

Do you want to work for an award winning, successful and growing technology company? Does the idea working with innovative tech, an awesome team with huge ambitions in a casual friendly environment appeal to you? We offer a competitive salary/package, 25 days holiday & company bonus scheme. For more information on this position, or to apply please email jobs@palringo.com

Role: Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Location: Newcastle

Date Posted: 4th March 2018

Palringo, an established and successful technology developer based in Newcastle are responsible for the highly successful community chat app, “Palringo”. We are going through a period of growth and are looking for an dedicated Software Development Engineer in Test

The SDET is viewed as an effective contributor and an integral resource within our highly responsive QA test team. The SDET is fluent with the automation architecture and can easily analyse and plan moderate to complex test mechanisms to meet automation deliverables.

The successful candidate is expected to identify, plan, design, develop, and maintain projects and processes that can extend the reach of automation with the goal of reducing/redirecting manual testing costs while increasing product quality.

Palringo works with the ‘Eggplant’ automated test solution.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver tools, frameworks and testing infrastructure to facilitate the testing process
  • Develop Test and Automation Tools to help ensure out products meet & exceed performance expectations
  • Create high quality and maintainable code
  • Assist with guidance of the test automation processes and strategies
  • Create performant automated scripts that deliver against functional and UX requirements.
  • Support making quality an integral part of the development process
  • Custodian of quality, ensuring automated testing is at the forefront of the software development lifecycle.
  • Research new tools, techniques and processes for improvements

Required skills and experience:

  • Great understanding of technical products
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience writing excellent automated tests for mobile (android & iOS)
  • Working knowledge of testing mobile and web-based systems
  • Experience working with a GUI based test tool
  • Demonstrable experience in building Automated test suites from scratch or from existing manual process documentation
  • Passion for automation with solid, logical structure and organisation.
  • Strong knowledge of software development life cycles
  • Working in an agile fashion and a promoter of iterative thinking
  • Working from the command line on OS X, Linux, and Windows
  • Experience working on multiple operating systems: OS X, Linux, Windows
  • Experience using Continuous Integration Tools such as Jenkins / GIT
  • A good understanding of Manual Testing, Unit testing, Load / Soak / Performance Testing, Usability Testing.
  • Expert communication skills
  • An open and collaborative mindset both within and outside your team

Optional skills and experience:

  • Experience of Sensetalk scripting language
  • Working knowledge of EggPlant Functional
  • Experience with AWS cloud platform
  • Solid knowledge and experience in Selenium Webdriver
  • Experience in a manual QA role

Do you want to work for an award winning, successful and growing technology company? Does the idea working with innovative tech, an awesome team with huge ambitions in a casual friendly environment appeal to you? We offer a competitive salary/package, 25 days holiday & company bonus scheme. For more information on this position, or to apply please email jobs@palringo.com