We are seeking a server-side developer to implement advanced situational awareness and collaboration tools, next-generation analytics, and state-of-the-art security and data protection. The system must optimize for maximum speed, fault-tolerance, and scalability. The developer will be an important contributor in the overall product development process. We’re a distributed company with team members spanning the globe. This role can be based anywhere, with preferred start date on or before August 1.

The project will be discussed in greater detail with top candidates during interviews.


  • Create, modify, and maintain operational software products
  • Help improve code quality through unit tests, automation, and code reviews
  • Be a strong contributor to the product development team
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimize for maximum speed, fault-tolerance, and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  •  Have code samples available for our evaluation
  • Understanding of emerging web and software technologies
  • Ability to work as an individual and as a team member on multiple tasks
  • Strong object oriented programming and software design knowledge – proven ability to create software that’s extensible, reusable and meets desired architectural objectives
  • Experience with net-centric, service oriented architectures, and model-view-controller (MVC) architectures
  • Understanding of sound security practices and procedures throughout the stack (e.g., proficient understanding of OWASP security principles)
  • Proficient experience using and understanding code versioning tools (e.g., BitBucket, GitFlow)
  • Cloud computing integration—e.g., public cloud providers like Amazon Web Services, or private cloud environments
  • Experience in the design and development of a fast-growing and scalable systems
  • Experience integrating and adapting open source code from multiple external sources
  • Ingesting data from multiple sources, including external sensors and databases, into one operational system
  • Knowledge of Laravel PHP framework, data-mining experience, or single board computers or embedded processors, are all plusses

General Qualifications & Personal Characteristics

  • Creative and intelligent problem solver
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer, electrical, or equivalent field
  • At least two years of progressive experience in a code development role
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment
  • Willingness and ability to work remotely, but travel occasionally to project locations
  • Fluency in English
  • Team player with excellent organization skills and self-direction
  • Values-driven, trustworthy, honest, and a passion for helping people in need
  • A good sense of humor, patience, and strong spirit


  • Please send your CV to jobs@halasystems.com
  • Please include the tag “[Server-Side Developer Position]” in the subject of the email
  • Interviews and requests for references will follow
  • Timeframe is ASAP