Junior back-end Web Application Developer

Philippines - Province of Quezon

The position on offer is on a 12 Month contract basis with a competitive salary (subject to a probationary period) and will be based remote with the ability to travel.

About Us:

Simpson Spence Young is a globally recognised leader in the maritime and shipping industry, providing comprehensive services to clients around the world. With a rich history dating back to 1880’s we have consistently delivered excellence in shipbroking, consultancy, and technology solutions.

Our dedicated team of experts, combined with our commitment to innovation, has enabled us to stay at the forefront of the maritime sector. We take pride in our deep industry knowledge and unwavering focus on delivering value to our clients through personalized, forward-thinking solutions.

At Simpson Spence Young, we foster a culture of collaboration and growth, empowering our employees to thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment. We believe in investing in talent, promoting diversity, and nurturing a culture of excellence that extends to every facet of our business.

Join our team and be part of a global organisation that values expertise, integrity, and a passion for the maritime industry. Your journey with Simpson Spence Young promises opportunities for professional development and a chance to contribute to shaping the future of maritime services.


Position Overview:

As a Junior back-end web application developer at Simpson Spence Young, you will be a pivotal part of our development team, working on innovative projects that require expertise in a range of essential technologies. Your responsibilities will include developing, maintaining, and optimizing web applications while collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration.


Essential Qualifications:

· Node.js / Express.js: Proven hands-on experience in building robust, scalable server-side applications using Node.js and Express.js.

· Typescript: Proficiency in TypeScript for developing scalable and maintainable code.

· JavaScript Data Structures & Algorithms: Strong understanding of JavaScript data structures and algorithms for efficient application development.

· PostgreSQL Database: Extensive experience in working with PostgreSQL, including database design, optimization, and complex query writing.

· MS SQL Database: Proficiency in Microsoft SQL Server, including database administration and query optimization.

· Azure App Services: Hands-on experience in deploying and managing web applications on Azure App Services.

· Azure DevOps: Familiarity with Azure DevOps for continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.

· SSO and Multifactor Authentications: Expertise in implementing Single Sign-On (SSO) and multifactor authentication (MFA) solutions to enhance security.

· Fluent in English.


Key Responsibilities:

· Develop and maintain web applications with a focus on performance, security, and scalability.

· Collaborate with cross-functional teams both local and remote to define and implement web development solutions.

· Design and optimize databases to ensure efficient data storage and retrieval.

· Deploy and manage applications on Azure App Services.

· Implement and maintain authentication solutions, including SSO and MFA.



· Graduate level of education, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field (or equivalent work experience).

· Minimum of 1 years of professional web development experience.

· Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

· Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.

· Relevant certifications (e.g., Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate) are a plus.


What We Offer:

· Competitive salary and benefits package.

· Opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects with a collaborative team.

· A positive and inclusive work environment.


If you're a passionate Junior Web Developer with expertise in Node.js, TypeScript, databases, Azure, and security protocols, we'd love to hear from you! Join us in shaping the future of Ship Broking.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience to webdev@ssyoffshore.com Please include Junior Back-End Web Developer Application in the subject line.

Simpson Spence Young is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.



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