Full Stack Senior PHP Engineer (100% English)

Updated 5 months ago

Job Description

Join our engineering office in Taipei!  Our Taiwan team handles full-stack php web development, data feed processing, API integrations, and quantitative analysis.  We are looking for engineers to join one or more of these projects.  Note, we speak 100% English at the office during work meetings.

RentHop and RealtyHop are two profitable and rapidly growing real estate platforms in the US.  We serve over 1 million unique visitors each month looking to buy, rent, sell, or lease their residential properties.  Our paying customers include the full spectrum of real estate entities, from very large management firms down to individual small landlords with 1 unit.  We are very similar to "591" in Taiwan, for finding houses and apartments.

As a full-stack engineer, you will work with our product, design, and support teams to manage all aspects of the product.  The database architecture, server framework, security, payment processing, content hosting, and 3rd party data integrations are all challenging components that must work together seamlessly into a friendly user experience.

Your will join our existing Taipei development team, working out of the office near Taipei City Hall.  Each week you and your team will meet directly with the CEO, Managing Director, and Product Managers as we expand the userbase to the next level.

The company will pay for expenses to take annual trips to the New York City office to encourage more bonding and interaction between the Taipei and NYC teams.   We keep flexible hours during the office, but we require almost daily Mon-Fri in the Taipei City Hall office during the first few months of joining to ensure a smooth onboarding and learning process.

To apply, send an email with your information to [email protected]


  • Bachelors Degree or higher in computer science
  • Working knowledge of some or all: PHP, SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Fluent in English - comfortable discussing technical terms in English
  • Experience in real estate or real estate finance a plus
  • Data processing, Machine learning, or MVC frameworks also highly desirable

Interview process

  1. Resume screening, send to [email protected]
  2. Phone interview followed by code test.
  3. In-person interview with our Taipei development team leader.
3 years of experience required
1,000,000 ~ 1,600,000 TWD / year
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About us

RentHop and RealtyHop are headquartered in New York City, with venture funding from Y Combinator and Two Sigma Ventures.  The two founders graduated from MIT and Wharton, and attended graduate school at Harvard Business School and Princeton.  We launched in the Summer 2009 Y Combinator class and have remained bootstrapped and profitable ever since.  In 2020, we had team members working in New York City, Silicon Valley, Norway, and Kazakhstan.  By mid 2021, we also opened our Taipei engineering office!

For the first time ever, we are launching an engineering office in Taipei! Candidates will work locally with our CEO. Opportunities for H1-B sponsorship or remote work are also possible.

Our goal is to simplify real estate decisions with quantitative analysis paired with front-end tools to help consumers and real estate professionals visualize, search, and filter our vast amounts of data.  We operate a two consumer-facing marketplaces, similar to 591 in Taiwan, and we are 2nd largest open listings rental marketplace in New York City.


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