Python Engineer

OLX Group - Dubai ,United Arab Emirates

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Experience Needed:
More than 3 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Confidential
Languages:
Arabic, English
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job
  • The primary project for the role is to build integrations between dubizzle and dubizzle’s newly acquired CRMs, Masterkey and Airlist.
  • Hit the ground running - Gather up-to-date and in-depth understanding of the dubizzle code base and technologies stack within weeks;
  • Actively participate in planning sessions around new product features, deliver detailed roll-out/roll-back strategies for releases.
  • Research and apply industry trends as part of your daily work;
  • Create unit tests in accordance with our established standards to cover assigned work;
  • Write and maintain exemplary code following dubizzle’s programming practices;
  • Actively contribute in post-release maintenance issues;
  • Develop elegant solutions for complex problems;
  • Pioneer reliability and efficiency of our current code base, platforms and/or core systems;
  • Impact on the direction and scope of dubizzle’s technical vision within your stream;
  • Contribute in defining the architecture of your product steam;
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the complete architecture of our product and the position of your product stream in it;
  • Participate in peer-programming sessions and provide guidance on tasks, irrespective of complexity or scale;
  • Code review all major pull requests, defining programming standards and providing constructive feedback.
  • Provide and share a broad knowledge of technologies and architectures and function as a mentor within the scope of your product stream (and outside of it when required);
  • Capacity to push back requirements when incomplete;
  • Ability to handle the entire software development life cycle, end to end
  • Liaises with the other back end engineers within your product stream, the QA team, design team and your Tech Team Lead;
  • Liaise with other tech teams to share innovations from your stream
Job Requirements
  • 3+ years of professional back-end software engineering experience;
  • Experience working on high-traffic and large-scale web products;
  • Experience with web infrastructure, distributed systems, performance analysis, search infrastructure;
  • Driven to gain insight into different new and old technologies;
  • Been on at least one “death march” and know exactly why some things are to be avoided;
  • 3+ years of experience in analysis, design, coding and implementation of next generation web applications in Python and Django;
  • 1+ year(s) of experience in API based architectures (eg SOA);
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and quickly adjust in a rapidly changing environment
  • Maintain and ensure optimal software quality within the assigned product;
  • Being actively involved in forming a product vertical team of excellent back end engineers that deliver high-quality code;
  • Passionate about making a difference, a self-starter, takes initiatives and follow through them.

What we’ll give you:

  • A cool, open, tech/product focused environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Casual dress code
  • Vibrant social scene
  • Staff development & recognition plan
  • 1 return flight to home country per year after one-year service
  • Medical insurance for Family
  • Tax free salary
About this Company

OLX is the world’s leading classifieds platform in high-growth markets. It’s available in more than 35 countries and in over 50 languages. The platform makes it so easy to connect people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services.
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