Property Finder is the leading digital real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region. A UAE-born startup, Property Finder expanded its operations to Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt over the years. Recently, it acquired a significant stake in Zingat in Turkey. The company is one of the largest technology start-ups in the region and on a journey to becoming a Unicorn. We are aspiring to create a lighthouse technology company which will have a lasting impact in the entire tech ecosystem in our geography.

 

Position summary

This role is one of the key positions of the Engineering leadership team driving the development of our tech calibre and with key involvement in management and delivery of products at Property Finder. Within the tribe and squad structure the position will be a leader of several squads located in an international environment (mainly Dubai and Istanbul) to deliver the best product to our customers. 

The position will carry the direct accountability of the whole suite of commercial products including commercial listing products, clients’ package management, self-serve transactions, their integrations to our financial (ERP) systems, as well as advanced products like automatic product recommendations to clients. 

The position will also play the role of a key conduit between the B2B Product Director and the engineering team with the goal of scaling our B2B products. In summary the position is  a key leader in shaping our B2B strategy and in defining our engineering excellence practices as a company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with Business Stakeholders, Product Managers to understand the 
  • Sprint planning, Execution, Stakeholder management, Communication to stakeholders,  
  • Mentor team members
  • Perform Code reviews
  • Perform Performance Management for team, help develop team members
  • Architecture and Design reviews

Tech Stack

Go Lang, PHP symphony, reactjs, javascript, MongoDB, MySQL, AWS: Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins.

Essential experience

  • 10+ years of software development experience in backend
  • 5+ years of team management experience
  • Hands on Developer 
  • Good experience designing APIs
  • Good problem solving and Analytical skills
  • Good communication skills

Other Capabilities

  • Strong backend Go Lang, PHP
  • Familiarity with Frontend development is desired (Reactjs, javascript)
  • Exposure to NoSQL like MongoDB
  • Comfortable with querying different data sources (SQL, NoSQL)
  • Customer focused and forms data driven decisions , being proactive in making products stable and better for users.
  • Experience in the Real Estate Classified industry is a big plus

Property Finder Principles

  • Move fast and make things
  • Data beats opinions
  • Don’t confuse motion with progress
  • Failure is success if we learn from it
  • People over pixels

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