We're Hiring: Liquipedia Developers

December 10 2018


Liquipedia is the web’s leading website for esports information. We are expanding our development team in the Netherlands to keep up with evolving technologies and to create a better platform for our contributors and for our visitors.

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One (1) Junior Backend Wiki Developer



Job Title: Junior Backend Wiki Developer.
Type: Full Time.
Location: Utrecht, NL.
Reports to: Head of Liquipedia, Lead Developer.

What you’ll be doing:


  • Code backend extensions for MediaWiki using PHP.
  • Integrate backend with the HTML front end.
  • Create and maintain database schemas.
  • Perform maintenance work on existing code base.
  • Get input and feedback from stakeholders (both from volunteers and employees) and implement suggestions and course correct as needed.
  • Contribute positively to office atmosphere.


What you should have:


  • Interest in esports is essential.
  • Ability to relocate permanently to Utrecht, NL highly preferred. EU citizens with the applicable visas highly preferred.
  • Fluency in written and verbal English.
  • A strong understanding of PHP or basic understanding of PHP and a strong understanding of another object oriented language (like: Java or C#)
  • A basic understanding of frontend technologies (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript).
  • A basic understanding of SQL.
  • Familiarity with git version control.
  • Eagerness to learn new skills.


Application Process


To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@teamliquid.net with the subject line "Attn: Junior Backend Wiki Developer Application".

Code samples should be written in PHP. The code must be correct but does not need to work on its own. The code can be hosted on any convenient repository. Your cover letter should address your esports / gaming background.


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One (1) Backend Wiki Developer



Job Title: Backend Wiki Developer.
Type: Full Time.
Location: Utrecht, NL.
Reports to: Head of Liquipedia, Lead Developer.

What you’ll be doing:


  • Code backend extensions for MediaWiki using PHP.
  • Integrate backend with the HTML front end.
  • Create and maintain database schemas.
  • Perform maintenance and optimizing work on existing code base.
  • Get input and feedback from stakeholders (both from volunteers and employees) and implement suggestions and course correct as needed.
  • Contribute positively to office atmosphere.


What you should have:


  • Interest in esports is essential
  • Ability to relocate permanently to Utrecht, NL highly preferred. EU citizens with the applicable visas highly preferred.
  • Fluency in written and verbal English.
  • Experience in PHP development with a strong understanding of the language.
  • A strong understanding of SQL.
  • A basic understanding of front end technologies (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript).
  • A strong understanding of secure coding practices and web security, including but not limited to SQL, Code Injection, XSS, CSRF, serialization attacks, and others
  • Familiarity with git version control.
  • Eagerness to learn new skills.


Application Process


To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@teamliquid.net with the subject line "Attn: Backend Wiki Developer Application".

Code samples should be written in PHP. The code must be correct but does not need to work on its own. The code can be hosted on any convenient repository. Your cover letter should address your esports / gaming background.


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One (1) Full Stack Wiki Developer



Job Title: Full Stack Wiki Developer.
Type: Full Time.
Location: Utrecht, NL.
Reports to: Head of Liquipedia, Lead Developer.

What you’ll be doing:


  • Code backend extensions for MediaWiki using PHP and integrate with and develop the frontend.
  • Create and maintain database schemas.
  • Perform maintenance and optimization work on existing code base.
  • Get input and feedback from stakeholders (both from volunteers and employees) and implement suggestions and course correct as needed.
  • Contribute positively to office atmosphere.


What you should have:


  • Interest in esports is essential.
  • Ability to relocate permanently to Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • Fluency in written and verbal English.
  • Experience in PHP development with a strong understanding of the language.
  • A basic understanding of SQL.
  • Experience with and strong understanding of frontend technologies (HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and less/scss).
  • Familiarity with git version control.
  • Familiarity with bootstrap 4 is a bonus but not a requirement.
  • Eagerness to learn new skills.


Application Process


To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@teamliquid.net with the subject line "Attn: Full Stack Wiki Developer Application".

Code samples should be written in PHP. The code must be correct but does not need to work on its own. The code can be hosted on any convenient repository. Your cover letter should address your esports / gaming background.






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