Application Development Lead at Rise

Job Description

As an Application Development Lead, you will help us build our information system, which is used by our staff globally. The RISE mission is to accelerate the internet for the Philippines—we do this by focusing on the overall customer experience, providing excellent internet services and creating a positive impact on our partners and industry.

Duties and responsibilities:

●    Observe, analyze, and design IT solutions to information needs in our business

●    Design information and data models, and develop implementation plans which includes configuration, integration, security, and maintenance

●    Manage design, development, and testing of new information and data processing applications with the engineering staff

●    Apply security policy on the use of information, data, and applications; manage security implementation initiatives, as well as facilitate security assurance and enforcement processes

●    Manage roll-out of applications and data implementations

●    Manage application and data maintenance, upgrades, and enhancement programs

●    Investigate, diagnose, and resolve issues on our applications as reported by staff in the company

●    Develop user guides and knowledge base of applications in use and of data implementations

●    Develop and perform training activities on the use of applications and data implementations

●    Participate and contribute in the design and management of the entire IT system

●    Work with the IT leadership team to assess and develop an IT roadmap for our company


●    Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science

●    4+ years experience in end-to-end IT management

●    Proficiency and hands-on experience with implementing, configuring, and testing IT solutions

●    Proficiency with data modeling, information design, data processing designs, data retention designs, while ensuring security according to best practices

●    Proficiency with information security standards, policy development, implementation, and enforcements

●    3+ years of experience in software engineering, using any of the following programming languages, Ruby, Javascript, Python, and PHP

●    Proficiency in developing scripts and applications for data ETL and reporting purposes

●    Proficiency in standard software engineering practices (i.e. source code management, continuous integration, automated tests, pair programming)

●    Proficiency with productivity/document applications, like MS Office (Word, Excel), Google Apps (Docs, Sheets), LucidChart, Confluence

●    Experience with business applications, like HubSpot (CRM/Sales), Zendesk (Helpdesk), HelpScout (Helpdesk), Podio, AirTable, Xero (Accounting) – particularly with their configuration and API integration

●    Experience with business intelligence/analysis applications, like AWS QuickSight, Google DataStudio, Tableau, Causal

●    Experience in using cloud services and APIs, preferably with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

●    Administration and shell usage of Linux-based systems (CentOS, Ubuntu), as well as administration of Windows-based systems (Win11, Win10) and MS Office

●    Highly customer-focused and able to provide a positive experience in conflict resolution

●    Excellent communication skills and able to effectively convey messages or know-how to non-technical customers

●    Highly dependable and responsive especially in urgent or time-sensitive situations

●    Able to maintain high level of integrity and confidentiality


About Rise

RISE provides the best possible internet service experience to customers and works to continually improve our internet service characteristics, including speed, reliability, and overall quality.

To assist and advance education and open opportunities, RISE —along with servicing our business customers— supports community initiatives and develops custom solutions for educational institutions.

Location: Cebu, Philippines

Salary: 100,000 - 140,000 PHP

Referral Reward: 10,000 PHP

Starting: Now

Contract: Full Time

Company Website: Visit

Application development Hybrid Setup Cebu City

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