Software Engineer (Full Stack)
My China Roots

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Headquarters: Beijing, Paris, London

My China Roots is building the world’s first online database to empower millions of Overseas Chinese to connect with their roots!Our fast-growing, international and passionate team of 12 already leads the market in custom roots research & travel services ( Spread out over Beijing, Guangzhou, Paris, and London, we are expanding our tech team to shape and build the future of Chinese genealogy. What will you do?

  • Write code to solve interesting problems, including how to automate digitization of historical Chinese records Collaborate with our industry-leading research team to process and build the largest database of Chinese historical records in the world

  • Deal with multiple types of servers: bare-metal, cloud, VM, you name it!

  • Use an understanding of off-the-shelf opensource and SaaS solutions to accelerate development

  • You will help us decide what to build and why, and have full freedom to pursue the how

  • You will report to our CTO Jean, who is based in Paris 

What do we offer?

  • Negotiable salary & equity at fast-growing startup that has already gained traction & momentum

  • Creative & collaborative work with multicultural & inspired colleagues

  • A unique opportunity to build a platform that provides true socio-cultural value. See e.g. a short film about life-changing client experiences or listen to us on the Sinica Podcast!

 What are we looking for?

  • Architect and Developer 

    • Experience in software architecture design and development skills 

    • Understanding of database systems, software architecture, devops 

    • Understanding of best practices necessary to write maintainable code 

  • Someone who thrives in a startup environment 

    • Responsible and self-motivated person who can get things done without micromanagement 

    • A team player 

    • Fluent English 

  • Bonus if you have: 

    • Experience with big data, Optical Character Recognition, Natural Language Processing, Pattern Recognition 

    • Chinese language proficiency 

    • Interest in (overseas) Chinese history and cultural heritage & identity 

Interested candidates should email Pin Wang at

To apply:

Posted 12 months ago