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Ongoing recruitment at Hobo Video

Hobo Video is a vernacular fun video based localized community driven marketplace for billions of generation Z and millennials where everybody can earn.

We are on a mission to make online shopping real via video streaming in a language the audience is most comfortable with and to provide revenue streams to influencers and small sellers by making an ecosystem of video commerce.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Web Scraping and Data Mining Hacker

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Job Description

  • We are looking for an intern who would be working on the latest growth hacking concepts and would be converting ideas to real-life growth using technology. We are a hyper-growth data-driven company who highly believes in KPIs and innovative ways of driving business.
  • You will be involved in rapid PoC and quick roll-outs of ideas, in fast-paced environments working alongside some of the most talented and smartest people in the industry.

Qualifications

  • Someone with a good experience building scalable scraping technology.
  • The role involves writing scrapers for different websites and fetching appropriate data at regular intervals.
  • Excellent knowledge on Web Crawling/Web scraping in Python is a must
  • Should have used some or all scraping modules like Selenium, Scrapy, BrowserMob Proxy, Beautiful soup or URLib, Anaconda, SST – Web Test Framework
  • Parsing data such as XML, JSON, HTML
  • Experience with Text processing and Text mining.
  • Experience with IP rotation is highly preferable.
  • Also, the data needs to be cleaned and processed as per given guidelines
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with a globally distributed team

Who Are You?

  • Designed and built multiple web scrapers and data pipelines with large volume
  • Genuinely excited about technology and worked on projects from scratch
  • A highly-motivated individual who thrives in an environment where problems are open-ended.
  • Experience with third-party data sourcing via APIs

Job Title: Backend Software Intern

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Be a Part of Hyper Growth Startup!

  • We are looking for a member to add to our team of entrepreneurs. This could be a HUGE opportunity for someone passionate about Backend and video technology – working in a high potential growth industry, flexible hours and schedule, and working alongside founders and leadership team to learn the in’s and out’s of getting a hyper-growth business built, launched, and growing! We are extremely passionate about what we’re doing and want someone that is going to share in that belief and attitude.
  • We value our interns as team members. As a Backend Engineering Intern, you get to be a part of the revolution! We are building delightful experiences for some of the best platform teams out there, and an internship at Hobo only means you design, build, and ship for them. At Hobo, you can take on big responsibilities to solve some of today’s greatest data and tech problems.
  • If you want to learn how to build for the users, understand how organizations around the world work with data and solve problems for data teams, apply now!

Technology stack:

  • We use Django, PostgreSQL, and React-Native to create the interactive mobile app, web, and desktop applications that help our users easily collect and manage their data at scale.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the backend team by owning a part of the existing roadmap
  • Craft clean, manageable code and maintain proper documentation
  • Create, test and deploy the applications on production servers
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies and frameworks to maximize development efficiency

Required Experience

  • Must have experience in Python using Django Framework
  • Experience with writing REST APIs and microservices architecture
  • Good understanding of relational databases (preferably PostgreSQL) is preferred
  • Working knowledge of cloud platforms like AWS (preferred), Azure, or Google Cloud Unix command line experience
  • You care about scale, quality, structured readable code (preferably in MVC patterns), cross-platform and cross-browser issues, and module reusability, even before approaching the problem.
  • You have a knack for experimenting and trying out the latest technologies.
  • Desire to learn and grow as a software engineer

Job Title: Front-End Intern

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Be a Part of Hyper Growth Startup!
We are looking for a member to add to our team of entrepreneurs. This could be a HUGE opportunity for someone passionate about frontend and video technology – working in a high potential growth industry, flexible hours and schedule, and working alongside founders and leadership team to learn the in’s and out’s of getting a hyper-growth business built, launched, and growing! We are extremely passionate about what we’re doing and want someone that is going to share in that belief and attitude.

We value our interns as team members. As a Frontend Engineering Intern, you get to be a part of the revolution! We are building delightful experiences for some of the best platform teams out there, and an internship at Hobo only means you design, build, and ship for them. At Hobo, you can take on big responsibilities to solve some of today’s greatest data and tech problems.

If you want to learn how to build for the users, understand how organizations around the world work with data and solve problems for data teams, apply now!

Technology Stack:

  • We use React, React-Native, Electron, and Django to create the interactive mobile app, web, and desktop applications that help our users easily collect and manage their data at scale.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing highly-responsive user interface components using React concepts.
  • Leverage React-Native and Ionic to build a mobile app for IOS and Android.
  • Leverage native APIs for deep integrations with both platforms.
  • Make the user experience on our platform simple and seamless and implement the background functionality in the most cost-effective and memory-friendly way.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Collaborate with our Engineering Team to set up integrations and design the storage and querying infrastructure.
  • Bring new features by building beautiful and intuitive interfaces for our users.
  • Help the team design user flows and iterate the product based on feedback from our customer-facing teams.

Required Experience

  • Previous experience in React-Native is a must.
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs.
  • Thorough understanding of React-native/Ionic or any MVC framework and its core principles.
  • In-depth knowledge and passion for JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and front-end languages.
  • Understanding of server-side CSS and JS.
  • Expertise in React tools including Web pack, Enzyme, Redux, and Flux.
  • You care about scale, quality, structured readable code (preferably in MVC patterns), cross-platform and cross-browser issues, and module reusability, even before approaching the problem.
  • You have a knack for experimenting and trying out the latest technologies.
  • Desire to learn and grow as a software engineer.

Job Title: Software Engineer – Hacker – Founding Team

Location: Abuja (FCT)

About the Ship!

  • We are looking for a highly skilled computer programmer as founding team member who bring fresh ideas from all areas, including information retrieval, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking and data storage, security, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, UI design and mobile; the list goes on and is growing every day. As a software engineer, you will work on a specific project critical to Hobo’s needs with opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to take on new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward.
  • You’ll demonstrate your passion for automation, scalable solutions and working with large data sets with engineering excellence principles. You will also be a role model and a mentor to the future team. As a Technology Solutions Engineer, you will use your technical aptitude and design skills to help your team navigate through complex problems, architect long-term, scalable solutions and unblock the organization from technical challenges.

Software Engineer Responsibilities

  • Developing app architecture.
  • Creating servers and databases for functionality and designing and developing APIs.
  • Compile and analyze data, processes, and codes to troubleshoot problems and identify areas for improvement.
  • Establish objectives and design more functional, cohesive codes to enhance the user experience.
  • Work on complex, multi-disciplinary live/VOD video encoding projects using your engineering expertise in building global scalable systems in C++, Python, Node.js, Java.
  • Design, implement and launch highly-reliable and complex cloud video encoding and live streaming, dynamic packaging services from the planning stage through execution to product launch.
  • Be part of an exceptional team and cultivate innovation and agile development.
  • Work on highly-scaled and robust serving systems and cloud API development.

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience from Tier 1 or A++ College.
  • 3 years of software development experience.
  • Experience with software-based video encoding, decoding, streaming software development, video/audio codec internals, and video formats.
  • Proficiency with database technology such as MySQL, Oracle and MongoDB.
  • Demonstrated expertise in problem-solving and technical innovation.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Proficiency with fundamental front end languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Skills in UX, user research, critical product thinking and product management will be an advantage.
  • 5 years of professional software development experience.
  • Excellent coding skill in three or more of the following: C, C++, Node.js, Java, Python, Linux.
  • Experience in the following domains: audio/video streaming or other real time computing application, open source video processing tools, cross-platform development in several CPU/operating system environments and network protocols.
  • Familiar with file container formats such as ISOBMFF and MPEG-2 Transport streams, and video streaming protocols such as DASH and HLS.
  • Experience in DRM technologies (e.g., widevine, fairplay, playready).

Job Title: Content Writer and Moderator Intern

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Internship

About the Internship

  • We are looking for a talented intern as Content Writer and Moderator to work along with the founders and leadership team!
  • We are looking for a member to add to our team of entrepreneurs. This could be a HUGE opportunity for someone passionate about content writing and managing quality of content over the Hobo – working in a high potential growth industry, flexible hours and schedule, and working alongside founders and leadership team to learn the in’s and out’s of getting a hyper-growth business built, launched, and growing! We are extremely passionate about what we’re doing and want someone that is going to share in that belief and attitude.
  • We value our interns as team members. As a Content Writer and Moderator, you get to be a part of the revolution! We are building delightful experiences for some of the best platform teams out there, and an internship at Hobo only means you envision, build, and ship for them. At Hobo, you can take on big responsibilities to solve some of today’s greatest problems.
  • If you want to learn how to write engaging content for the users, have an eye for creative videos, understand how organizations around the world work with data and solve problems, apply now!
  • This is a very unique kind of internship where you will get to work on creative ideas for blogs to video creation to copy writing, deliver quality writing pieces that appeal to our audiences, attract customers, and boost brand awareness and manage quality content being produced as UGC wearing multiple hats.

Responsibilities

  • Produce well-researched content for publication online and in print
  • Organize writing schedules to complete drafts of content or finished projects within deadlines
  • Utilize industry best practices and familiarity with the organization’s mission to inspire ideas and content
  • Communicate and cooperate with a writing team, including a content manager, editors, and web publishers
  • Own the video creation along with video editors and designers
  • Make sure that content on the platform is being published with utmost quality by users
  • Write content on major blogging and forums like Quora, Tumblr, Medium and Pulse.
  • Follow an editorial calendar, collaborating with other members of the content production team to ensure timely delivery of materials
  • Develop related content for multiple platforms, such as websites, email marketing, product descriptions, videos, and blogs
  • Monitor and analyze the performance of key performance indicators (KPIs) to offer suggestions for improvement
  • Use search engine optimization (SEO) strategies in writing to maximize the online visibility of a website in search results

Qualifications

  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Impeccable grasp of the English language, including idioms and current trends in slang and expressions
  • Ability to work independently with little or no daily supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills and willingness to communicate with clients, colleagues, and management
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with different objectives simultaneously
  • Strict adherence to the style guides of each company and their policies for publication
  • Good time management skills, including prioritizing, scheduling, and adapting as necessary
  • Proficiency with computers and applications, such as Google Docs and Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with each client’s requirements and the company’s brand image, products, and services

Company Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance: Hobo.Video operates enhanced holiday allowance increasing for every complete year of employment. We also offer a paid Christmas shutdown break between 25 Dec – 29 Dec along with paid shutdown break of 4 days on Diwali!
  • All this is in addition to bank holidays and company holiday days.
  • We keep transparency and equality as the first thing for employees and learning as the utmost priority.
  • Team events: We have many social activities, team events, All hands meeting every 15 days and annual company summits
  • We believe in employee-first company and working each day to become world class culture.
  • We believe in flexible working hours as we have employees from multiple countries who choose their working time as per their timezone.
  • Amazing culture: We have an open culture where we believe every person to own the part of this Hobo Ship and come upfront with their ideas to implement.
  • Here you will get to work with a top notch modern leadership team and talk to them directly without any hierarchy in between!

Job Title: Designer and Video Editor Intern

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Internship

Job Descriptions

  • We are looking for a Designer and Video Editor to work along with the founders and leadership team!
  • We are aspiring for a creative and organized professional to serve as Designer and Video Editor Intern to support the Hobo team by creating materials that advance our communications efforts.
  • You will manage our company image in a cohesive way to achieve our design and marketing goals.
  • As a Designer in Hobo, we expect you to be up-to-date with the latest digital technologies, design patterns, language and social media trends. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to express our company’s views creatively.

Responsibilities

  • Follow brand design guidelines in each creative you’re preparing
  • Design visual content for print and digital applications that is on-brand, reinforces our status and reputation, and is appropriate for our various audiences;
  • Design and layout of materials for internal communications
  • Design and layout of essential business materials (e.g. presentations)
  • Create infographics and presentation materials to simplify communication of complex concepts and data;
  • Edit video clips for distribution to clients and employees
  • Create short videos to highlight, recap, and promote various endeavors and events;
  • Work autonomously and develop high-quality concepts with minimal instruction;
  • Assist team in developing and executing communications plans;
  • Provide technical support for design- and video-related efforts;
  • Optimize graphics and video content for social media platforms;
  • Maintain organized content files, and help to organize and archive existing video and graphics files;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project management;
  • Data visualization;
  • Thorough knowledge of graphics and video editing tools like Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Sketch, Figma, Illustrator, Premiere, and Photoshop) and Microsoft Office;
  • Familiarity with best practices for graphics and video content on social media platforms (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram);
  • Technically proficient with the ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve

Company Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance: Hobo.Video operates enhanced holiday allowance increasing for every complete year of employment. We also offer a paid Christmas shutdown break between 25 Dec – 29 Dec along with paid shutdown break of 4 days on Diwali!
  • All this is in addition to bank holidays and company holiday days.
  • We keep transparency and equality as the first thing for employees and learning as the utmost priority.
  • Team events: We have many social activities, team events, All hands meeting every 15 days and annual company summit
  • We believe in employee-first company and working each day to become world class culture.
  • We believe in flexible working hours as we have employees from multiple countries who choose their working time as per their timezone.
  • Amazing culture: We have an open culture where we believe every person to own the part of this Hobo Ship and come upfront with their ideas to implement.
  • Here you will get to work with a top notch modern leadership team and talk to them directly without any hierarchy in between!

Job Title: Social Media Management Intern

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Details

  • We are looking for a talented Social Media Management Intern to work along with the founders and leadership team! We will give you vast and intensive exposure if you give us your passion.
  • The hired candidate will administer our social media accounts. You will be responsible for creating text, image and video content, managing posts and responding to followers. You will manage our company image in a cohesive way to achieve our marketing goals.
  • As a Social media manager, we expect you to be up-to-date with the latest digital technologies and social media trends. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to express our company’s views creatively. Ultimately, you should be able to handle our social media presence ensuring high levels of web traffic and customer engagement.

Only passionate people should apply for below responsibilities:

  • Perform research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences
  • Design and implement social media strategy to align with business goals
  • Drive specific objectives and report on ROI
  • Generate, edit, publish and share engaging content daily (e.g. original text, photos, videos and news)
  • Monitor traffic and engagement metrics
  • Growth followers on Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Twitter, Snapchat and ShareChat
  • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor customer reviews
  • Create and share viral videos and pictures
  • Suggest and implement new features to develop brand awareness, like contests and events
  • Going live on social media platform with good communication skills in Hindi and English
  • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications

Preferred Qualification

  • Passionate about social media or have their own account with more than 2,000 followers
  • Prior work experience as a Social media manager
  • Hands on experience in content management
  • Handson with design tools like Canva and basic video editor
  • Good copywriting skills
  • Ability to deliver creative content (text, image and video)
  • Solid knowledge of SEO, keyword research and Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of online marketing channels
  • Excellent communication skills in Hindi and English
  • Analytical and multitasking skills

Company Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance: Hobo.Video operates enhanced holiday allowance increasing for every complete year of employment. We also offer a paid Christmas shutdown break between 25 Dec – 29 Dec along with paid shutdown break of 4 days on Diwali!
  • All this is in addition to bank holidays and company holiday days.
  • We keep transparency and equality as the first thing for employees and learning as the utmost priority.
  • Team events: We have many social activities, team events, All hands meeting every 15 days and annual company summits
  • We believe in employee-first company and working each day to become world class culture.
  • We believe in flexible working hours as we have employees from multiple countries who choose their working time as per their timezone.
  • Amazing culture: We have an open culture where we believe every person to own the part of this Hobo Ship and come upfront with their ideas to implement.
  • Here you will get to work with a top notch modern leadership team and talk to them directly without any hierarchy in between!

Job Title: Recruitment and HR Intern

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Internship

We need an Avenger!

  • We are looking for a polished HR Intern to help and support building the next gen workforce on which we can bet!
  • You would be ensuring that our company attracts, hires and retains the best employees, while growing a strong talent pipeline.
  • If you’re interested in kickstarting your career in HR and getting a closer look at how a company approaches payroll, recruiting and employee development, we’d like to meet you.

Responsibilities

  • Brainstorm with founders and leadership team to design and implement overall recruiting strategy
  • Screen resumes and job applications
  • Schedule and confirm interviews with candidates
  • Assess applicants’ relevant knowledge, skills, soft skills, experience and aptitudes
  • Onboard new employees in order to become fully integrated
  • Monitor and apply HR recruiting best practices
  • Provide analytical and well documented recruiting reports to the rest of the team
  • Post, update and remove job ads from job boards, careers pages and social networks
  • Review and distribute company policies in digital formats or hard copies
  • Prepare recruitment materials and post jobs to appropriate job board/newspapers/colleges etc
  • Source and recruit candidates by using databases, social media etc
  • Act as a point of contact and build influential candidate relationships during the selection process
  • Promote company’s reputation as “best place to work”

Preferred Requirements

  • A person with professionalism, assertiveness, great communication, reasoning skills, interpersonal skills, interaction skills and public speaking.
  • Familiarity with HRIS, ATS and resume databases
  • Experience with MS Office
  • Good understanding of full-cycle recruiting
  • Basic knowledge of labor legislation
  • Strong ability to conduct different types of interviews
  • Hands on experience with various selection processes (video interviewing, phone interviewing, reference check etc)
  • Strong decision-making skills

Company Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance: Hobo.Video operates enhanced holiday allowance increasing for every complete year of employment. We also offer a paid Christmas shutdown break between 25 Dec – 29 Dec along with paid shutdown break of 4 days on Diwali!
  • All this is in addition to bank holidays and company holiday days.
  • We keep transparency and equality as the first thing for employees and learning as the utmost priority.
  • Team events: We have many social activities, team events, All hands meeting every 15 days and annual company summits
  • We believe in employee-first company and working each day to become world class culture.
  • We believe in flexible working hours as we have employees from multiple countries who choose their working time as per their timezone.
  • Amazing culture: We have an open culture where we believe every person to own the part of this Hobo Ship and come upfront with their ideas to implement.
  • Here you will get to work with a top notch modern leadership team and talk to them directly without any hierarchy in between!

Job Title: Influencer Collaboration and Marketing Intern

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Internship

About the Internship
This is a very unique kind of internship after which you will be an expert in influencer marketing with a systematic approach. For you to gain most out of it we have designed a framework:

  • In start, you will be getting free online training on influencer marketing
  • Dedicated doubt session with industry experts based on your training
  • You will then be given a framework to use along with an experienced mentor
  • As we are a highly KPI and data driven company and hence we will be monitoring your KPIs on a daily basis.
  • Based on your performance, you will be earning unlimited with no cap on it. So, yes, you would be getting a pie in terms of money on the results driven by you.
  • Every week there would be a short group call presentation by you to other major stakeholder in the company
  • The star performer who passes our base threshold will be getting an iphone at the end of internship as a prize
  • At the end of your internship, you need to give us a presentation for pre placement offers with us.

Selected intern’s day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Find and research new influencers on Facebook, Tiktok, YouTube, and Instagram
  • Approach and onboard influencers
  • Brainstorm ideas for influencer marketing
  • Make the campaigns successful via creative thinking and data analysis
  • Manage influencer till their campaign completion
  • Make sure the Satisfaction Score (NPS) of influencers is greater than Seven.

Requirements

  • Good writing and speaking skills
  • Good analytical and mathematical skills
  • Should be passionate about influencer marketing and social media
  • Available for duration of 3 or more months
  • Only for students who want to pursue influencer or social media marketing as their career

Company Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance: Hobo.Video operates enhanced holiday allowance increasing for every complete year of employment. We also offer a paid Christmas shutdown break between 25 Dec – 29 Dec along with paid shutdown break of 4 days on Diwali!
  • All this is in addition to bank holidays and company holiday days.
  • We keep transparency and equality as the first thing for employees and learning as the utmost priority.
  • Team events: We have many social activities, team events, All hands meeting every 15 days and annual company summits
  • We believe in employee-first company and working each day to become world class culture.
  • We believe in flexible working hours as we have employees from multiple countries who choose their working time as per their timezone.
  • Amazing culture: We have an open culture where we believe every person to own the part of this Hobo Ship and come upfront with their ideas to implement.
  • Here you will get to work with a top notch modern leadership team and talk to them directly without any hierarchy in between!

Deadline: 18th December, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: hr@hobo.video with the subject line “Web Scraping and Data Mining Hacker” and we would consider you for an interview.

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