Job Title: Senior Engineer – Full Stack
Location: Karachi, Pakistan


We’re on the look-out for a bright and enthusiastic team player to join our team. You’ll be immersed in a world where technology meets research, working with our team across UK and Pakistan, building next-generation research management and intelligence software, powered by big data analytics, machine learning, natural language processing and artificial intelligence.

colwiz is an award-winning start-up launched through the University of Oxford’s software incubator, which recently became part of Taylor & Francis Group (Informa), a FTSE 100 company with 160 offices around the world. See our products and featured in Wired, Fast Company News and Nature.

To apply for this position, please send your CV to



  • Working with highly agile team of product managers, designers, engineers, and architects
  • Design of the overall architecture of the web application.
  • Implementation of a robust set of services and APIs to power the web application
  • Integration of the front-end and back-end aspects of the web application
  • Write clean, testable, reusable code and libraries
  • Translation of UI/UX wireframes to visual elements.
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed, scalability, compatibility.
  • Design and Develop APIs for the web application.
  • Make sure that the use of external dependencies/APIs and build tools are up to date.
  • Select and regularly update the best third party libraries, and be mindful of licensing and terms.


The ideal candidate must have 3-5 years of software development experience using

  • End to end software development stack (Ideally Angular, Servlets, Java, MySQL, or a comparable stack such as MEAN)
  • Frameworks (Spring, ORM/Hibernate, XML/XSL, DropWizard, Play, Grails)
  • Latest web technologies (HTML5, TypeScript, ES6, WebSockets, WebWorkers, Service Workers, WebAssembly, Web Components, Shadow DOM, Polymer)
  • AWS (IAM, CloudFront, EC2, SES, S3, Aurora, RedShift)
  • Data presentation frameworks (SVG, WebGL, D3.js, Google Charts, eCharts)
  • Post CSS (SASS, SCSS)
  • Build tools (Gulp, Grunt, Webpack)
  • Object oriented programming, data structure, design patterns, and algorithms



  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Experience of Apache Cordova, Ionic, React Native
  • Node WebKit, Electron


colwiz, a Taylor & Francis company
colwiz is an award-winning start-up launched through the University of Oxford’s software incubator. With a mission to accelerate research globally; colwiz empowers researchers with robust and intuitive reference management tools and enables real-time insights into the research landscape through big data analytics.
In May 2017, colwiz joined the Taylor & Francis Group, bringing the investment and scale of one of the world’s leading academic publishers to this next generation start-up. The company’s new product development plans around and include pioneering solutions using machine learning and artificial intelligence to address some of the most challenging problems in global research, supporting academics, publishers, governments and businesses alike.
To find out more about colwiz and the platform, please go to and
The Company – Taylor & Francis Group an Informa Business
Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.
Taylor & Francis Group operates globally and produces high quality, peer reviewed books and journals. We produce unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery globally. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding, providing academics and professionals with a platform to share ideas and realise their individual potential.
colwiz, a division of Taylor & Francis, is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, colour, creed, disability status, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.