Senior Back-End Engineer I

Swvl - Maadi, Cairo

36
Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
5 to 8 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Confidential
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job

About Us

  • Swvl is a revolutionary idea that was born from passion, loyalty, and persistence to face all challenges that come our way. It started with an observation turning into a realization; too many cars on the streets, wasting our limited resources: time, space and money.
  • Our main goal is not just to facilitate commuting, but a hunger to strive for solutions, encourage the contribution of youth in innovation and inspire change.
  • In 2 years Swvl started operating in 6 cities across 3 countries; Cairo & Alexandria in Egypt, Nairobi in Kenya, and Lahore, Karachi & Islamabad in Pakistan.
  • We are looking for an engaged and enthusiastic Senior Backend Engineer to join our team of talented engineers that share a common interest in distributed backend systems, their scalability and continued development.


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Facilitate collaboration with other engineers, product owners, and designers to solve interesting and challenging problems for delivering various media worldwide.
  • Ability to decompose complex business problems and mentor Junior Software Engineers in understanding coding standards, tools, and best practices to help their growth and our team’s overall success.
  • Lead/contribute to engineering efforts from design to implementation, solving complex technical challenges around developer and engineering productivity and velocity.
  • Design, build and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable code using Node/GO/ Scala
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Comfortable in building and scaling systems in a growing services infrastructure. You are driven to improve performance, enhance code quality, and establish best practices for your team.
Job Requirements
  • You are an awesome experienced engineer that is more than comfortable writing Node.JS, Go or Scala.
  • 5-8 Years of Experience in Software Development.
  • BS in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Knowledge of relational databases and SQL
  • Knowledge of different datastores
  • Experience with caching systems
  • Experience with software ci/cd systems
  • Experience with multi-threading and memory management
  • Experience with microservice architecture
About this Company

Swvl is a revolutionary idea that was born from passion, loyalty, and persistence to face all challenges that come our way. It started with an observation turning into a realization, too many cars on the streets, wasting our limited resources: time, space and money.
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