In BriefUrgent Hiring
Quesst, the company's flagship platform, is a hyper-local Q&A and knowledge sharing platform that offers the necessary infrastructure for users seeking information to meet, share, engage and interact with one another and with verified subject matter experts.
Who we're looking forIdeally the successful candidate will have experience in the start-up world and is in a position for a new challenge to take this company to the next level.
We are looking for an agile and entrepreneurial leader with strong people leadership and technical capability who has a problem-solving and analytical aptitude, excellent communication and presentation skills, is familiar with statistics, has a business acumen, independent, positive can-do attitude, and passion for excellence to the workplace.
Your role and our tech stackReporting to the founder, you will be expected to develop, deploy and oversee the execution of the tech strategy, product road-map and operations to ensure alignment with our businesses goals as we grow and scale.
You will play a key part in the organisation's success, taking the current MVP and developing it further to move the company through to early stage funding and into profit.
Quesst's is built using React.js , Node.js , PostgreSQL , Amazon EC2 , Amazon S3 , and Amazon SES . You will be responsible for implementing full-stack features and collaborate with other team members to plan each sprint.
You’ll be working across the entire system architecture and be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining restful APIs, micro-services and databases.
Work collaboratively in a lean and agile environment; Write technical documentationRecommend and implement new technologies, improvement of existing tech and set-up and future-proofing our technology that can help the company optimize efficiency and productivity and lead edge thinking and knowledge of innovative technologies i.
2+ years building front-end interfaces with React.js & Redux workflows and 2+ years building back-end and maintaining server applications on Node.
js Frameworks (Express.js)Client-side MVC frameworks such as NodeJS, React JS, NextJS, Redux, and AngularJS; Knowledge of isomorphic ReactConfiguration of various servers to run web application servers, databases, etc.
Containerization systems (Docker)Strong in data structures, XML technologies, JSON parsingCaching frameworks and mechanisms, work-task queues, transactions and messaging queues (Redis, Memcached, RabbitMQ and others)Building real-time applications using Web Sockets (Socket.
io)Web and mobile push notifications and cloud message APIs (GCM, APNS, OneSignal, etc.)Setting up cron jobs and schedule task executionHandling Services, RESTful, APIs, third party libraries and APIs (Google APIs, AWS, Zendesk, etc.
Experience with open source software developmentExperience with localization and internationalization of applications (working with multi-site setups, multi-language, i18n, etc.
Some desired extras and good to have skillsKnowledge of cyber-security, malware analysis, threat detection and / or sandboxing technologyPreferably has knowledge of working in big data (Spark, Kafka, Hadoop) and machine learning ecosystemsStrong background in security and data analytics and on-premise data experienceExperience and familiarity with : Architecture, design, queries and aggregation of NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Cassandra and others)Elasticsearch and ELK stackDeveloping integrations for global OTAsOpenAPIKnowledge of multiple backend languages and frameworkWe offer youA unique entrepreneurial opportunity to build something from the ground up and scale it up to a major regionally recognizable brandA great learning curve in a collaborative environment with no barriers for initiativesLeading compensation package including salary free of local taxes, accommodation allowance for local hire or shared accommodation for international hire, free medical care from company physician, free government healthcare membership, transport allowance, paid airfare to the country of origin, paid leave and end of service according to local labor law.
Your professional career growth opportunitiesAs you help us grow Quesst, we will help you grow and professionally develop.
Joining us at this stage, you will have the opportunity to be part of the core team if you prove you have what it takes and will be given the opportunity to : Lead and develop a technical strategy for the company, which involves goal setting, discussing options, and analyzing risks with the management team, CEO and board membersAn opportunity to build and manage a business unit from scratch and scale it up to success at a regional levelAttract and retain top tech talent, mentor and manage the team as it growsDevelop and manage KPIs for the tech team and create a challenging work environmentHave we caught your attention?
Send us your application including your resume, salary expectations and earliest starting date.We’re looking forward to your application!