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

  • SENIOR JAVA DEVELOPERS

    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.

    Responsibilities:

    • 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

  • MID-LEVEL JAVA DEVELOPERS

    We’re looking for experienced Java Developers to join our multi-talented team. You will work on projects that involve building Java web applications for our customers.

    Responsibilities:

    • Development with Java Enterprise technologies

    • Development using Spring, OSGI or related frameworks and iOC containers

    • Development using ORM tools such as Hibernate, iBatis, EclipseLink

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

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

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

    • Work with open source development tools like Maven or ANT

    • Work on Unix/Linux and Windows environments

    • Strong technical analysis and design skills

    • Use IDEs such as Eclipse, IntelliJ Idea

    Skills / Experience Required:

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

    • Strong object-oriented programming experience

    • Strong analytic and technical skills

    • At least 2 years relevant working experience

  • PHP Developers (Cebu)

    Responsibilities:

    • 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.

    Responsibilities:

    • 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 JEE

    • Experience using Open Source frameworks/tools is an advantage

    • At least 5 years working experience in a supervisory position

  • Business Analyst

    Responsibilities:

    • First level support

    • Knowledgeable about the workflows and procedures of the client

    • Filter/review requests before reporting it for development

    • Consolidate requirements and determine applicability of requirements to other lines

    • Participate in transitioning the requirements and use cases to the developers, and ensure a clear and complete understanding of the requirements

    • Test the issues raised before asking the users to test

    • Responsible for getting users sign-offs

    • Coordinator during UAT

    • Analyze client requirements and compare to the functionality provided by the system

    • Suggest alternative strategies, which would require minimum change to core system

    • Work hand in hand with system analysts to accomplish tasks

    • Clarify any points which are not understood by the developer/SA

    • Responsible for working with the Quality Assurance staff on the development of test cases and expected result

    Skills / Experience Required:

    • Graduate of a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business Management or any related degree preferred or equivalent experience

    • With at least 2 years related work experience

    • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills

    • Must possess solid time and project management skills

    • Must have strong logic, reasoning and analytical skills

  • Software Test Engineers

    Responsibilities:

    • 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/Computer 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

  • System/Network Administrator

    The System / Network Administrator is responsible for network design, configuration, implementation, tuning and troubleshooting. He supports and administers all servers and network resources, user accounts, as well as systems administration and networking issues and trends.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assembles, configures and installs workstations, servers and other networking components

    • Sets-up, expands and maintains the physical infrastructure of the network

    • Participates in network planning, design and materials acquisition

    • Participates in designs of high-availability and clustering of Internal and External server

    • Installs, configures and troubleshoots all operating systems and application software on the servers and workstations. Provides end-user training whenever needed.

    • Provides technical support to all network clients. Ensures that all employees connected to the network are able to utilize network resources trouble-free.

    • Develop, implement and execute network procedures for basic network maintenance operations like the management of various data stores, connectivity procedures and backup/restore operations

    • Establish server security standards and levels

    • Monitor overall network performance providing strong response times to network clients

    • Troubleshoot and resolve server and network issues. As problem arise, identify the problem(s) and resolve them with minimal impact to the daily operations of the company. The problem resolution(s) will necessarily require detailed knowledge of servers, workstations, operating systems, network components and hardware troubleshooting.

    • Performs related work as assigned

    Skills / Experience Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or any engineering related courses/field

    • 5+ years intensive experience in Linux (CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian) system administration

    • Have extensive knowledge in implementing solutions using Open Source Technology particularly the flexibility in handling different Linux Operating System (Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS)

    • Experience with setup and implementation of Apache, Nginx and other web server modules likes Reverse proxy

    • Well-versed in Databases such as MySQL and PostgreSQL. Experience with MongoDB is a plus

    • Experience with virtualization implementation such as OpenStack, Xen and/or Proxmox

    • Have working knowledge administering various services such as SVN and Git repositories, Squid, OpenLDAP, DHCP, DNS and Asterisk PBX system

    • Have strong foundation in networking concepts such as LAN, Wifi, switches, routers, VLAN, VPN, IPSec and firewall

    • Troubleshooting skills in both hardware and software issues

    • Ability to write Perl and BASH script

    • Experience with Cisco switches is an advantage

    • Ability to deploy, support, and diagnose real issues for a production environment

    • Experience with Cisco switches is an advantage

    • Experience with Hadoop implementation (CDH or HDP) is a plus

    • Initiative, teamwork and good problem solving skills

  • Technical Writer (Contractual)

    Responsibilities:

    • 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

  • UI / Front End Developer

    Responsibilities:

    • The front-end developer will work in a team environment in the design and execution of web application

    • Design and implement the UI

    • Analyze the user experience and continually look for ways to improve it

    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

    • The successful candidate must have professional experience in CSS, HTML, JavaScript, JQuery and Ajax

    • At least 2 years relevant working experience in the related field

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