Rumah123 Hits 1 Million UV in May 2013

Rumah123 Hits 1 Million UV in May 2013

“The month of May marked a milestone for, Indonesia’s No.1 property website and part of the iProperty Group, as it surpassed the one million mark in unique visitors, the highest growth achieved to date by any property portal in the country.

In a statement released, iProperty Group’s Chief Executive Officer, Shaun Di Gregorio said, “We are thrilled with the significant growth that has achieved in May 2013. Crossing the one million unique visitor mark is an affirmation that more and more property buyers and investors in Indonesia are turning to the internet to look for property and choosing to find their dream home or next property investment. The success in unique visitors also further widens the gap between’s nearest competitors in Indonesia by 32%.””

Please read the full article by clicking the link above.

We’re still hiring!

FYI, we’re still hiring web dev(ops), a QA engineer and an UI/UX guru.

If you’re based in Jakarta and its surrounding area and currently looking for challenging opportunities, please feel free to send me your CV and other related document/links to this email address: You can also ask me for more details if you want to.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


SEO Specialist Wanted

We are seeking a SEO specialist to join our team. This is a full time position and will be based in Jakarta. He or she will be responsible for driving search engine traffic to our sites through SEO and other online traffic generation methods. The position requires an in-depth understanding of SEO best practices and how search engines work. He or she will have the opportunity to operate at both a strategic and tactical level, while taking end-to-end ownership of the success metrics for the channel.

Key requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years of SEO experience
  • Extensive knowledge of search engine algorithms and SEO best practices.
  • Strong understanding of site optimization for search engines and link building expertise.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and leadership skills is a must
  • Good understanding of HTML, CSS, and web server environments
  • High attention to detail, and ability to effectively manage multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently and analyze large amounts of data while meeting tight deadlines
  • Experience using Google Analytics, Webmaster Tools, Yahoo! Site Explorer, and other industry standard SEO tools
  • Degree in  Computer Science or related field is a bonus

Personal Attributes

  • Efficient
  • Positive
  • Strong work ethic and can-do attitude
  • Demonstrates initiative/proactive
  • Good Communicator

Are you interested with this position? Or, do you know someone who might fit and wants to take the challenge? Any referral is welcome. Please contact me for more details.

BTW, this QA position is still open. Any takers?


Experienced QA Wanted

We are looking for a QA person with automation experience or skills who can use tools like Selenium to build automated test cases. Based in Jakarta. Please contact me for more details.

Thanks. Publications

As you notice I usually post an entry regarding new publications our company releases each month on this blog. But starting today I am going to change that. All magazines and tabloids of can now be seen online and downloaded from this page.

Happy reading and property hunting!

Are you the one?

Dear friends, I am looking for two more people to join my team. One test automation/QA engineer and one PHP developer.

Here is what I desire from the candidates, quoting from the “Getting Real” book:

I need people who are passionate about what they do. People who care about their craft – and actually think of it as a craft. People who take pride in their work, regardless of the monetary reward involved. People who sweat the details even if 95% of folks don’t know the difference. People who want to build something great and won’t settle for less. People who need people.

Are you the one I am looking for? Please send me your CV and list everything you have done so far within two weeks from now to You don’t have to be ‘super’ geek or nerd. Just be yourself, be able to act and behave gracefully, have nimble mind, be willing to learn and share, and get along with the team. I am not posting the job requirements here as you should know what we expect from the position. Standard ones. At least 3-4 years experience in the position is though required.

If you know friends who might be interested with this opportunity, please feel free to share it with them as well.

Looking forward to having ‘the one’ on board soon.

Thank you!