Senior Full Stack JavaScript Developer (Tech Lead)
Quesst Technologies
Doha, Doha, Qatar
منذ 5 يوم

In BriefUrgent Hiring

  • Re-location RequiredCompany Founded 2018
  • 1-5 employeesInternet and Technology Startup
  • BootstrappedAbout usBased out of Egypt and with presence in the GCC, Quesst Technologies is an early Internet and Tech Startup committed to helping thousands of nationals, residents and travelers in the MENA region, saving them time and effort in seeking reliable and credible knowledge within their communities and localities.
  • 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.

    Someone who is passionate about delivering a scalable and highly performant state-of-the-art cloud-based platforms built with technologies utilizing the JavaScript ecosystem, AI / ML and the latest web technologies to help solve exciting real world problems.

    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.

  • Your key responsibilitiesDevelop, improve and optimize the structure, quality, and extensibility of current software technologies, codebases and databasesPrototype ideas to quickly access viability and iterate based on feedback from the teamBuild robust, web-based applications interacting with databases, file-systems and APIsWrite custom code or integrate open source technologies as needed to find solutions to problemsDesign and build effective APIs;
  • Create servers and databases for functionalityDesign client-side and server-side architecture; Design the data model ensuring scalabilityAccurately translate screen designs into functional front-end code;
  • Develop features and with a mobile responsive designWrite high-quality, extensible, testable and reusable code and libraries;
  • Conduct code reviews and establishment of best practicesParticipate in planning activities; Estimate accurate stores for new features and design product featuresHelp define processes and build tools as needed to scale the solution and the teamCreate and lead the product road-map;
  • Proactively breakdown work, manage development sprints, identify risks and explore solutionsTest software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency;
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software; Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solvingSteer the business on timescales, prioritization and costs on competing development requirementsDrive rigorous, and weekly product releases and lead required integration efforts with partners and / or third-party software servicesGuide the development in design, architecture and platform choices with strong focus on quality, speed, stability and scalabilityIdentify and establish best practices and frameworks keeping in mind parameters of performance, responsiveness, security, maintainability, extensibility, and reuse;
  • 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.

  • e. AI, ML, blockchain, etc..Your qualificationsMinimum of BSc in Computer Science / IT / Electronics / Software Engineering or a comparable degree programProven experience of 2-5 years of full-stack development of web applications;
  • 2+ years building front-end interfaces with React.js & Redux workflows and 2+ years building back-end and maintaining server applications on Node.

  • js, PostgreSQL and designing APIsExpert in traditional web-dev stack (HTML5, CSS3, JS); Strong in core JavaScript (ES5, ES6, ESNext, TypeORM and Typescript) and JS object modelExperience with Linux environments and using the shell and command line terminals (preferred)Professional coding experience in object-oriented and scripting languages;
  • Extensive experience building client-side web applications using ReactProficient with : JavaScript Frameworks (ReactJS / NextJS / Redux) and 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.

  • Web server technologies like Nginx, NodeJS, Apache, etc.Frontend CSS frameworks like Bootstrap, Material UI and preprocessors like SASS and SCSS / LESSWriting and integrating middleware;
  • Experience with Redux Saga and ThunkArchitecture, design, queries of Relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL and other RDBMS)Modern JS tooling (NPM, Webpack, Babel, ESLint and Prettier)Developer tools, such as Visual Studio CodeCode versioning tools and Git version control systems (Github);
  • 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 API gateway, distributed infrastructure architectures and applications tuning / profiling; Experience working with microservicesUser authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments;
  • Understanding of session management in a distributed server environmentExperience with REST API and web service construction, integration and architecture and working with remote data via REST and JSONKnowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token, Authentication and Security TechnologiesFamiliarity with building secure systems (OWASP secure coding practices or similar)Architect and cloud-deploy applications on AWS and other cloud providersDeep understanding of Test-Driven Development (TDD)Build and manage end-to-end and UI tests;
  • Experience writing tests (unit, integration, functional, etc.), and using testing frameworksBuild third-party integrations like Slack, Stripe, Google and supporting their workflowProvision DevOps tooling with continuous integration;
  • Build modern Front-end build pipelines and toolsContribute to API documentation including API description languages like Swagger;
  • Document and diagram functional flows and architecturesExperience in building rich PWA applications; Experience in responsive design, cross browser compatibility and website performanceUnderstanding of how browsers and DOM work;
  • Understanding and experience with asynchronous processing, partial page refresh, DOM traversal and manipulationExpert level using Web Analytics tools (Google Analytics and others);
  • 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!

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