Founded by Michael Lahyani in 2005 as a magazine (Al Bab World), Property Finder today is a single technology platform and brand across multiple countries in the MENA region. We offer the most advanced tools and best-in-class user experience for homeseekers, real estate brokers, and developers. Property Finder's most recent valuation secures our status among the Middle East's emerging unicorns, affirming a growth-oriented identity. 

Over the years, we've expanded our operations to Bahrain, Egypt, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and secured a strategic shareholding in Hepsiemlak, the leading property portal in Turkey. With over 600+ dedicated people in 6 regional offices, we facilitate more than 14 million monthly visits across our platforms, solidifying our position as a regional powerhouse in the proptech space. 

As the pioneering portal for homeseekers in the region,  we are on a mission to motivate and inspire people to live the life they deserve.

We are backed by leading investors such as General Atlantic famous for having invested in growth companies such as Facebook, Uber, Alibaba and AirBnB to name a few. With the most recent funding round, the Propertyfinder Group is one of the fastest growing companies in the region. 

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

Summary

We are looking for incredibly talented Senior Backend Developers to join our development team here at Property Finder. We believe in nurturing your talent and we encourage creativity and autonomy where you are free to grow and develop your career in a fun, forward thinking and positive environment.

As a company, we are very performance oriented and test the performance of all code and database queries, but we always ensure that this does not affect code quality and legibility. We take the time to refactor and rework code when necessary, but we always have the business goals in mind when doing this.

We expect our developers to be passionate about new technologies and think of creative ways that they could benefit our business. We want our developers to stay current with changes in technologies such as Go, DynamoDB, ElasticSearch, and other AWS services like AWS Step Functions to build tailored solutions using cloud native technologies

We are big proponents of Agile development methods with small cross-functional teams fully empowered to take an idea from inception and to be able to deliver it fully tested into production with minimal outside disruptions. Because of this you will need to be able to work well with others in your team and be able to contribute meaningful ideas on how to best achieve your objectives and key results.

 

Responsibilities

  • In a large tech department, divided in smaller teams, you’ll be in charge of developing new features, as well as refactoring existing projects.
  • You need to be able to write clean and scalable code.
  • You’ll need to be able to participate in brainstorming sessions and to bring your opinion and experience to the table.

Requirements

  • Very strong Object Oriented Programming and design pattern skills
  • Experience working with backend languages i.e., Java, C#, Python, Golang
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Very comfortable working with MySQL / DynamoDB
  • REST web services
  • Git / Github

Prefered Requirements

  • Computer Science (or similar) education
  • Serverless Framework
  • Golang
  • ElasticSearch
  • Comfortable working with testing frameworks
  • Message Queuing / RabbitMQ
  • Memcached or Redis
  • DynamoDB
  • AWS Lambda
  • AWS Step Functions
  • AWS SQS/SNS

Our promise to talent

We encourage our people, called creators, to move fast, to be bold and offer them countless ways to make an impact in a fast-growing and talent-centric organisation. 

Our goal is to ensure that our people find their time at Property Finder a rewarding experience where the company’s growth also means personal growth.

Overall it is a place for you to be your best self. 

Property Finder Principles

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

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