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.


Being in a rapid growth stage, our Tech Hub in Turkey is a strategic investment to scale our product & tech talent. We are actively looking for passionate and talented individuals in product, tech and design to extend our Tech Hub capabilities. Diversity and great talents meet at Property Finder and is a big part of a great culture.


What you can expect from us

We provide a highly international and collaborative environment, with emphasis on talent and development of employees. Our product teams are truly cross functional - design, engineering, data and product working closely together in building excellent products.  On top we have the following additional benefits:

  • Remote-first working approach with occasional team meetups.
  • Competitive USD net salary.
  • Top-notch tech equipment.
  • English speaking work environment.

This is your opportunity to work with a world class team. Come join us in shaping the future of real estate.


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 & delivery of products at Property Finder. Within the tribe and squad structure the position will be a leader of one or more squads located in an international environment (mainly Istanbul and Dubai) to deliver the best product to our customers. 

This engineering position will lead our growth initiatives working closely with our Product & Marketing teams. Growth initiatives within B2C focus on SEO, Retargeting, Martech ecosystem integrations as well as improving content engagement on our digital platforms.

The position is a key leader in our engineering organization guiding our tech talent in terms of engineering excellence practices, solution designs as well as coaching for professional growth.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with Business Stakeholders, Product Managers in order to shape priorities and technical roadmap
  • Sprint planning, Execution, Stakeholder management
  • Mentor team members, jointly develop & execute professional growth plan
  • Guidance on system design and architecture
  • Technical hands-on leadership (i.e. PR reviews, PoC and prototyping etc.)


Tech Stack

PHP Symphony, Node.js - Next.js, Go, Javascript, React, MongoDB, MySQL, AWS: Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins.


Essential experience

  • 8+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years of team leadership experience
  • Hands-on technical leader
  • SEO and MarTech knowhow
  • Experience in Web development & API integrations
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good communication skills with speaking-level English


Other Capabilities

  • Expertise in service oriented architecture and domain driven design
  • Expertise in frontend development technologies
  • Content management systems know-how
  • Exposure to NoSQL like MongoDB
  • Customer focused and forming data-driven decisions
  • Proactive in ensuring product reliability, improving customer experience
  • 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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