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Wheedle looks for cheap Indian web developers for fix

04 Oct 12

Wheedle has upped its search for staff despite a lack of online activity, advertising for two web developers in India.

The stricken Trade Me rival, still reeling from the shutdown of its new site just two days after its official launch, posted the advert yesterday on an employment website, describing itself as a "company enjoying strong growth."

Branding themselves as a "successful online web service business," it is unknown how long the advert will stay online given the new-found circumstances the start-up firm now faces.

As reported on Techday yesterday, Wheedle permanently closed it's site after a second day of maintenance trouble.

The Christchurch based company posted “Due to unforeseen technical problems we have postponed further activity on the website. Thank you for all your support, it has been tremendous. We will be back soon.”

Should Wheedle be using New Zealand web developers to solve their issues ? Read the job ad below (including the salaries in red) and tell us your thoughts.

Job Description

An exciting opportunity to get involved in new and exciting web based projects.

Company enjoying strong growth

Top salaries on offer.

Work for a great company with excellent resources.

The requirements are for senior level ASP.net developers with abundant commercial experience who are looking to take the next step in their career and work for an innovative and growing organisation. With a friendly and supportive team this is an opportunity you do on want to miss out on!

Experience required

*Minimum 5 + years commercial experience in ASP.NET:MVC & MS SQL Server 2012

*Excellent SOA experience

*Excellent skills in design patterns

*TDD and/or Unit testing experience a must have!

*All candidates are expected to have good written and verbal communication skills.

Immediate start.

Salary:
INR 6,50,000 - 12,00,000 P.A (NZ Dollars $14,926 - $27,697)

Industry:
IT Software, Software Services

Functional Area:
Application Programming, Maintenance

Role Category:
Programming & Design

Role:
Software Developer

Keyskills:
ASP.Net Developers Senior Positions

Desired Candidate Profile

Education:
(UG - Any Graduate - Any Specialization) AND (PG - MBA/PGDM - Any Specialization, Information Technology)

Company Profile

Wheedle Limited is a successful online web service business with its head office located in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Wheedle has a software development business with ten fulltime employees located in North Paravur, Cochin. The business is an application development company; developing software programs, mobile phone applications and web based products.

The Cochin business has been in operation since 2011 and the time is right to grow the business and increase our potential within the global marketplace. To help us with this expansion we require a highly skilled developer professionals achieve our goals.

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