Career at dua.comWe are looking for a

• Product Owner iOS & Android (100%)

• Senior Java Developer – Tech Lead

• iOS Developer

• Android Developer

• Frontend Developer with SEO Skills

• App Designer

• Social Media & Content Manager

• Public Relations Specialist

Be part of our mission, which is to connect Albanian people worldwide. Our suite of powerful communication tools helps members meet, build a stronger Network & create a better Dating experience.

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BENEFITS

  • Well-funded and proven startup with larger ambitions, competitive salary and stock options available.
  • Dynamic and entrepreneurial team where pushing limits is everyday business.
  • Access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, all on us.
  • Easy commute with a paid-for public transportation or paid parking.
  • Fully stocked kitchen with: coffee/tea, beer, bagels and healthy snacks.
  • Team lunches, off-site activities and much more!

SENIOR JAVA DEVELOPER – Tech Lead

dua.com is looking for a Tech Lead to become part of our team. We're on a mission to connect over 12 million Albanians around the globe. Be it Albanians from Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Turkey, Switzerland, the UK, and beyond, we're aiming to empower your relationships and meaningful connections with peers. Search for your partner anyplace, anywhere, anytime, and meet them in person.

Why dua?
dua exists because we saw a problem we wanted to solve. Even though Albanians have progressed significantly around the world, there was no single platform to connect the amazing Albanian community together.

We are empowering Albanians in making new friends, seeking a serious relationship, or expanding their professional network.

As a Tech Lead, you will have:

  • 6+ years previous development experience
  • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to manage time and priorities effectively
  • Apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges
  • Leadership skills, experience in mentoring junior team members
  • Solid understanding of development frameworks such as, Spring, Hibernate and Java Enterprise Software Development
  • Knowledge of JIRA, Confluence, Stash, Git, Maven and Bamboo
  • Experience working in a small company where team work is paramount
  • Experience working on AWS
  • Develop a high-level search experience with the technologies such as Solr, Spark, and AWS
  • Create scalable software solutions that meet the application requirements
  • Work closely with internal teams to ensure that the application is being delivered on time
  • Provide efficiency through deployment of solutions
Qualifications for the Tech Lead include:
  • 3+ years of Java Development experience in a production environment
  • Familiarity with AWS or GCP
  • Experience in an Agile environment
  • Experience with Jenkins, Docker, Elasicsearch, or Solr is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Sound like a fit? We can’t wait to hear from you.


iOS DEVELOPER

dua.com is looking for a iOS Developer to become part of our team. We're on a mission to connect over 12 million Albanians around the globe. Be it Albanians from Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Turkey, Switzerland, the UK, and beyond, we're aiming to empower your relationships and meaningful connections with peers. Search for your partner anyplace, anywhere, anytime, and meet them in person.

Why dua?
dua exists because we saw a problem we wanted to solve. Even though Albanians have progressed significantly around the world, there was no single platform to connect the amazing Albanian community together.

We are empowering Albanians to initiate meaningful connections in all areas of their daily lives, whether that means they’re making new friends, seeking a serious relationship, or expanding their professional network.

As an iOS Developer, you will have:

  • 3+ years previous iOS development experience (Swift)
  • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to manage time and priorities effectively
  • Apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges
  • Leadership skills, experience in mentoring junior team members
  • Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards
  • Experience with iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, etc.
  • Design and build applications for the iOS platform
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Good experience on Apple iOS App Development, XCTest, XCUITest and XCode
  • Good experience on the iOS apps test automation using XCTest, XCUITest and XCode
  • Good experience on Java, Selenium, Appium, SOAP UI and mobile test automation tools
  • Good experience on automation framework development and enhancement
  • Good understanding of unit, system and end to end testing and automation of mobile applications / iOS applications
  • Great communication skills
What you bring:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, computer science or other related discipline or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.
  • Requires 2 or more years software engineering work experience in developing native iOS applications.
  • 3+ years previous iOS development experience (Swift)
  • Experience with iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, Networking etc.
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect iOS applications to back-end services.
  • Understanding of Apple's design principles and interface guidelines
  • Familiarity with Cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • Good Understanding of HTML5, Javascript and other web technologies
  • Familiarity with continuous integration
Sound like a fit? We can’t wait to hear from you.


ANDROID DEVELOPER

dua.com is looking for an Android Developer to become part of our team. We're on a mission to connect over 12 million Albanians around the globe. Be it Albanians from Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Turkey, Switzerland, the UK, and beyond, we're aiming to empower your relationships and meaningful connections with peers. Search for your partner anyplace, anywhere, anytime, and meet them in person.

Why dua?
dua exists because we saw a problem we wanted to solve. Even though Albanians have progressed significantly around the world, there was no single platform to connect the amazing Albanian community together.

We are empowering Albanians to initiate meaningful connections in all areas of their daily lives, whether that means they’re making new friends, seeking a serious relationship, or expanding their professional network.

As an Android Developer, you will have:

  • Collaborate with our product team to help design and implement compelling features for Android devices
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to help define the REST APIs used in the implementation of our mobile apps
  • Drive the establishment of industry-recognized best practices for Android development in our mixed platform environment
  • Build apps and tools that facilitate usability testing on mobile devices and are easy to use by our panel of testers as well as our client developers
Requirements:
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience in software development
  • 2-3 years work experience including programming experience in C/C++, Java and Kotlin.
  • Ability to complete a project end-to-end, from architecting to implementation and maintenance
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Proven to be a team player, a self-starter, driven to achieve great results and constantly improve
  • Excellent analytical, debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Crisp written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple product initiatives at once
  • Experience in API design, performance optimization, client architecture, or tools, in the mobile space.
  • Android SDK knowledge.
  • Understanding of Android platform and Google Play Services.
  • Exposure to Swift programming.
Sound like a fit? We can’t wait to hear from you.


Frontend Developer with SEO Skills

dua.com is looking for a Frontend Developer with SEO Skills to become part of our team. We're on a mission to connect over 12 million Albanians around the globe. Be it Albanians from Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Turkey, Switzerland, the UK, and beyond, we're aiming to empower your relationships and meaningful connections with peers. Search for your partner anyplace, anywhere, anytime, and meet them in person.

Why dua?
dua exists because we saw a problem we wanted to solve. Even though Albanians have progressed significantly around the world, there was no single platform to connect the amazing Albanian community together.

We are empowering Albanians to initiate meaningful connections in all areas of their daily lives, whether that means they’re making new friends, seeking a serious relationship, or expanding their professional network.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and build website and landing pages for corporate and partner websites
  • Collaborate with Marketing to identify, strategize and execute plans for website performance optimizations and SEO performance
  • Support Marketing in content creation, product launches, and other initiatives
  • Create assets for App Store/Google Play stores, website and landing pages, email campaigns, and other marketing needs
  • Maintain, test, and update websites, including themes and plugins
  • Design and create emails, reports, and other product elements
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 years of experience building websites
  • Strong knowledge of WordPress, including themes and plugins
  • Proven experience working in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Proficiency with Google Suite
  • Knowledge of current web design trends and practices
  • Experience with Divi or Enfold a plus
  • In depth knowledge of HTML5, CSS, SASS and JavaScript required, and additional programming languages always a plus
  • Experience with mobile development, including responsive design
  • Experience working with APIs
  • Solid knowledge of online technology, notably how online advertising is tracked and analyzed for actionable results with direct-response programs
  • Understanding the online and mobile advertising landscape, specifically SEM, SEO, affiliate, paid social and programmatic display advertising
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics Premium (or similar site analytics tools)
  • Knowledge of Google Tag Manager (or similar tag management systems)
  • Highly analytical with very strong project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
Sound like a fit? We can’t wait to hear from you.


App Designer

Your role as our App Designer will be to design features for dua’s mobile app that are useful & delightful. You'll be and become an early and foundational member of our young, but high-impact team whose shared goal is to build the most elegant and user-centric dua.com App. You’ll passionately act as the voice of the user. You’ll relentlessly pursue ways to make Albanian lives easier. Whether you're designing a new way for Albanians to meet or make business together, you'll work closely with other App Designers, Engineers, and Product Managers to find the boundaries of design problems, seeing them from multiple perspectives and advocating for simple and impactful solutions.

IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL:

  • Design and prototype simple and elegant experiences.
  • Own all stages of the design process from concept through launch.
  • Solve product problems with a focus on the best user experience while balancing company goals, design cohesion, and ease of implementation.
  • Seek out, understand and incorporate qualitative and quantitative feedback throughout the design process.
  • Test multivariate solutions to iterate to the right design as evidenced by data.
  • Work autonomously in a cross-functional, agile product group with Product Managers, Engineers, and Data Analysts to prioritize and build new features.
  • Regularly give and receive feedback with other App Designers to ensure quality, consistency, and collaboration.
  • Have a deep understanding of user needs and business objectives in your agile group’s product area.
  • Prioritize appropriately: Use good judgement to make appropriate tradeoffs to speed up product learning and balance competing priorities.
PERFECT CANDIDATE HAS:
  • Strong portfolio showcasing your past work and process.
  • You have at least 2-4 years of experience designing modern app products.
  • Experience shipping mobile product in an agile environment on cross-platform (iOS & Android).
  • Demonstrated experience in both visual and interactive design.
  • An up-to-date understanding of mobile best practices and trends.
  • Passion for being involved in the big picture, while fearlessly diving into the details.
  • No ego when it comes to product or design.
  • Comfort with a fast-paced, agile development process.
  • Incredible product judgement.
  • The ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle ambiguity.
  • Have a great sense for aesthetics that could both work with or extend dua’s style.
  • Experience working at scale with Design Systems.
Sound like a fit? We can’t wait to hear from you.


Social Media & Content Manager

The primary responsibility of the Social Media & Content Manager is to create and drive a strong social media plan to ensure the achievement of objectives (brand awareness, consideration, conversion) per channel, as well as overseeing the content strategy of dua.com across all social media campaigns and platforms. Identify new social media trends to manage interaction with the respective communities, implement group wide management tools and processes, support on the execution of brand partnerships and collaboration. Reporting to the Team Lead Brand Communication, the Social Media & Content Manager will be in charge of developing dua’s social presence and consult the markets on their local activities.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Management of dua’s Social Media Channels: Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Snapchat in collaboration with our CEO & our digital agency.
  • Implement social media based on the digital strategy and operate on a monthly content plan.
  • Daily social media monitoring, posts creation (Text/Video/Image) and planning.
  • Monitor comments, complaints and manage the answering process.
  • Ensure all social media channels are synchronized and updated to reflect both recent content and corporate identity.
  • Identify new social media trends and opportunities, understand and advise how the business can benefit (new technologies, new targeting options, new applications, new communities) etc.
Social Media Marketing
  • In correlation with the Team Lead Brand Communication:
  • Development of yearly social media marketing plan by channel.
  • Global advertising strategy across social networks.
  • Tracking of KPIs & Analytics reporting.
Consulting, Relationship Management and Customer Service
  • Consult international platforms regarding social media projects and support their local implementation.
  • Establish relationships with the online community by identifying key influencers and top fans. Engage with them whilst connecting with the relevant local platform to ensure transparency.
  • Monitor social media comments inside and outside the IWC channels and address them to the relevant internal parties (reply / involve customer service department).
Reporting and Budget Management
  • Perform weekly and monthly social media analytics for the purpose of campaign optimization and internal distribution.
  • Benchmark performance against competitors and other luxury brands.
  • Provide analyses after special events.
  • Handling of the social media budget through SAP.
YOUR QUALIFICATIONS
  • Completed Bachelor and/or Master degree with a major in Computer Science, Digital Marketing, Marketing or Business.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the project management of complex projects with a focus on social media marketing as well as photo and video production. Further experience with web development/software development is a plus.
  • Experience using social media management and reporting tools, Photoshop as well as Google G-Suite and O365 is required.
  • Hands on attitude as well as excellent communication skills which support interaction at all levels of the organization are required.
  • Open minded and dependable team player with the ability to work responsibly and independently.
  • Possess knowledge and passion for the dua.com Brand, previous experience in the mobile app / dating industry is an advantage.
  • Excellent written and spoken fluency in English and Albanian are required, other language skills are a plus.

Public Relations Specialist

Be part of our mission, which is to connect Albanian people worldwide. Our suite of powerful communication tools helps members meet, build a stronger Network & create a better Dating experience.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Be the central point of contact for receiving media requests and either responding to them (in Albanian or English) or redirecting them to appropriate departments at dua.com AG.
  • Direct and coordinate company-generated media messages to Mass Media, where dua.com AG has offices in 3 major cities. Ensure that the distributed Albanian-language text and imaging projects an image of innovation.
  • Help draft press releases and prepare information for the media in Albanian, while working strategically with reporters and journalists before publishing press releases.
  • Assist dua.com AG’s Marketing department with campaigns in Switzerland, Kosovo and Albania to help with the company’s business expansion. Evaluate the Marketing Department’s promotional programs in those countries to ensure that they conform to strategic media plans, but yet are adapted to the cultural norms in Albania.
  • Assist in drafting speeches and arranging interviews for the dua.com AG’s top executives.
  • Monitor and evaluate public opinion of clients through Albanian social media. Regularly measure the effectiveness of various media messaging by using data analytics techniques and tools, to constantly refine international media strategies. Set up statistically sound lift tests to understand the incremental impact of digital marketing efforts on Web and Email, as well as performing a variety of analyses such as advertising performance analyses, customer segmentation, advertising targeting models, ROI modeling, lifetime value analysis, cross channel analysis, media mix analysis, attribution analysis, and A/B testing data analytics.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the press office materials including, releases, media lists, executive and company profiles, etc. Must be passionate about writing and telling a compelling story!
  • Recognize opportunities with media and partners to strategically position dua.com AG as a leader in the industry; and respond to inquiries in a clear and timely manner.
  • Assist with the planning and execution of events with acute attention to detail.
  • Monitor brand and competitor media coverage; analyze metrics; and present results and opportunities.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to deliver clear, concise and thoughtful messaging for guests, media and a variety of audiences.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to effectively respond or take action in a timely manner to preserve the brand's reputation.
  • Perform other job-related functions as assigned.
  • Travel to Kosovo at least once a quarter (or move to Prishtina), to meet with Albanian media and dua.com AG’s staff.
Qualifications

MIN. REQUIREMENTS:
  • Master’s degree in Communications (or a related a field). In lieu of a Master’s degree, will accept Bachelor’s degree in Communications (or a related a field), plus 2 years of work experience in related field.
  • Fluency in spoken and written Albanian, as well as English and German is a plus!
BENEFITS
  • Well-funded and proven startup with larger ambitions, competitive salary and stock options available.
  • Dynamic and entrepreneurial team where pushing limits is everyday business.
  • Access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, all on us.
  • Easy commute with a paid-for public transportation or paid parking.
  • Fully stocked kitchen with: coffee/tea, beer, bagels and healthy snacks.
  • Team lunches, off-site activities and much more!


  • TO APPLY: Please submit your Resumé to Jobs; dua.com AG, Leutschenbachstrasse 95, 8050 Zürich, Switzerland, jobs@dua.com or CEO Valon Asani, valon@dua.com.


Frequently Asked Questions

Want to know more about dua.com?

Our mission is to connect people around the world. Our vision is to become the largest Albanian social ecosystem with a positive impact on all Albanians in the world.

For now you can only access through our Beta Testers program. Just send us your email address and we will send you the link. After the official launch, the app will be available on the Google Play Store and App Store.

You are welcome to send us your comments and suggestions. We look forward to hearing from you, any constructive comments or suggestions will help us improve the app for each of us.

Wow, stunning - yes, please! Send us your idea, write us if you think there is any missing feature that would be useful to all Albanians.

Work with us?

valon@dua.com

Looking for a cooperation? Interested to invest in dua.com? Want a demo? Do not hesitate, you can drop us a line at anytime.

Feedback

lark@dua.com

Any feedback is more than welcome. Any questions or feedback about a feature or a new idea you have? Great, please write us!