At Exist, our focus has always been about enabling Filipino software engineers to become creators rather than consumers of technologies, while creating a world-class environment our people are proud to be part of.

From subletting a table to renting its own room, moving out in 2004 to leasing an office space, and opening another office in the technology hub of Cebu, Exist’s growth has allowed it to go back to its home base in Manila at Orient Square in Pasig to have its own Innovation Center. Today, we employ 150 employees and serve a global network of clients in the Healthcare, Banking and Finance, and Retail markets.

But we’re not finished. We’re on our way to an even bigger, brighter future.

And you could be just who we’re looking for.

Career Opportunities at Exist

Here at Exist, we are committed to providing the opportunities to achieve your full potential. You will: chart your career path, work in a vibrant fast-paced environment, be challenged and given the opportunity to excel.

10 Reasons Why You Want to Work at Exist


    We’re looking for Java developers who can take ownership of challenging Java web application development and design problems. You must have the ability to lead the team, must have at least 4 years of real world Java development experience, and knowledgeable with open source technologies.


    • Leading a team

    • Architecting a solution

    • Conducting Test-Driven Development

    • Development with Java Enterprise technologies and standards

    • Development of web apps using technologies such as JSP and AJAX

    • Deployment of applications in a clustered environment

    • Deployment of applications on JBoss, Weblogic, Websphere, Jetty, Tomcat

    • Work with databases such as Oracle, DB2, MSSQL, MySQL and PostgreSQL

    • Work with open source development tools like Maven or ANT

    • Work using Continuous Integration and deployment tools

    • Work using modeling language (UML) and design and architecture tools

    Skills / Experience Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or any IT course

    • Strong object-oriented programming experience using Java, preferably JEE

    • Strong technical analysis and design skills

    • At least 4 years relevant working experience

  • PHP Developers (Cebu)


    • Research, design, develop, test, debug, ensure proper operation, implement and support new features and components

    • Build web sites, pages, themes, page elements, landing pages, XML documents, and other types of content as needed

    • Translate design comps into XHTML pages and Drupal themes

    • Create, configure and update web pages on Drupal CMS

    • Mentor Junior Developers in all aspects of best practices, new technologies and industry standards

    Skills / Experience Required:

    • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or any related IT course

    • At least 3 years experience in PHP Development

    • Godlike skills with XHTML, XML, CSS, JS and PHP for frontend and backend

    • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities

    • Team player with the skills to work in a fast-paced environment

    • Outstanding ability in managing priorities to ensure deadlines are met

  • Project Managers

    Exist is looking for Project Managers who will have the primary responsibility of managing projects from start to delivery. The Project Manager job vacancy is available in Manila and Cebu.


    • Plan, manage and control all phases of software development projects across teams, including definition study with client, business process re-engineering, system analysis and design and actual implementation in large-scale system environment

    • Monitor work deliverables through resource planning, project scheduling, time estimates and forecasting

    • Coordinate with all other departments for team support, including QA processes, if necessary

    • Manage risks and issues by anticipating and identifying back up plans to meet client specification

    Skills / Experience Required:

    • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or any related IT course

    • Project Management skills

    • Strong Object Oriented Programming using Java; preferably with J2EE or JEE experience

    • Experience using Open Source frameworks/tools is an advantage

    • At least 5 years working experience in a supervisory position

  • Software Test Engineers


    • Identify log, and track defects

    • Assist in associating defects with application behavior

    • Analyze reported bugs and assist in replicating

    • Develop test methodologies, plans and strategies for development projects and product

    • Project Management and Team Lead experience is an advantage

    • Meticulous in processing details, data and product specific

    Skills / Experience Required:

    • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s/College Degree, Engineering/Compuer Science, Information Technology or equivalent

    • At least 2 year(s) of working experience as a Web Application Tester; Software Tester

    • Conceptual knowledge of testing process and strategies (ie: software development models, functional testing, and performance testing, etc.)

    • Knowledge of programming fundamentals

    • Understand the stateless nature of the web, and potential bugs around asynchronus operation

    • Experience with any automated test tool; Selenium is a plus

    • Experience with load, stress, volume testing tool; JMeter is a plus

    • Strong analytical/conceptual problem solving skills

    • Strong oral and written communication skills

    • Must be a team player and good interpersonal skills

  • iOS Developer (Contractual)


    • Develop and maintain iOS applications

    • Manage releases (testing and production)

    • Do reviews and walkthroughs

    • Document designs

    • Provide feedback to team/client

    • Participate in agile methodology

    Skills / Experience Required:

    • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or any related IT course

    • Strong technical analysis and design skills

    • At least 3 years experience in iOS Development

    • With 2-3 apps completed and submitted to the app store

    • Familiar with most of the frameworks

    • Strong Object – oriented language (Java, C++, PHP, AS3), and design

    • C background (pointers, object allocation, understanding of memory management, threading)

    • Knowledgeable in mobile design patterns (MVC), command, factory, etc

  • Technical Writer (Contractual)


    • Produce detailed and accurate content for both Open Source Cloud platform and internally designed software

    • Write, edit, and update documentation for clients, including user guides, release notes, FAQs, API documentation, and reference manuals

    • Organize and analyze complex information and create easy-to-understand content

    • Use authoring and desktop publishing tools

    Skills / Experience Required:

    • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s/College in Information Technology/Computer Science or equivalent

    • 5+ years experience in developing online and printed software documentation

    • Ability to create software documentation, as well as edit and update existing documentation

    • Knowledgeable about Linux system administration and cloud platforms

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    • Strong knowledge of Mac Pages, Keynote, HTML, and Wiki

    • Ability to work with subject matter experts, QA, and developers to obtain information

    • The ability to meet tight deadlines with quality content

You can also view more Exist job openings at our JobStreet page.