Server Application Developer

Purple Forge is an award winning provider of hosted mobile solutions. Our customers include service providers, government, associations, events, tourism and marketing agencies.

Job brief

We are looking for a Server Application Developer who possesses a passion for pushing mobile technologies to the limits and will work with our team of talented engineers to design and build the next generation of our mobile applications.


  • Design and build advanced applications for mobile based on the Linux platform
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency


  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • 2+ years of software development experience
  • 1+ years of server application development using Python, PHP, MySQL
  • A deep familiarity with Ubuntu, Python, PHP, MySQL
  • Understanding of scalable server application design patterns
  • Experience working with frameworks and tools such as Django, SOLR, Chef would be nice
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure environments such a Rackspace Cloud and Amazon
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Working knowledge of the general server application landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Solid understanding of the full server application development life cycle

YES I want to join Purple Forge!