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Full Stack PHP Developer

ABOUT SOUQ

Souq.com an Amazon Subsidiary is the largest e-commerce site in the Arab world. Every month, Souq.com attracts more than 40 million visits to its catalogue of more than 8.5 million unique products in 35 different categories, including Fashion, Books, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Household Goods, Watches, Perfumes, Toys, and Baby products. Established in 2005, Souq.com today operates both as an award-winning retail business and an online marketplace that allows SMEs, merchants, brands, and distributors to distribute their products online.

With more than 3,000 employees, we have offices and local operations in UAE, Egypt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and leading Product and Engineering centers in Jordan and India. We offer competitive salaries, benefits, and a unique opportunity to join the leading player in an ever growing and exciting industry.

 

DESCRIPTION
Helpbit is online on demand services platform powered by SOUQ.com, the largest e-commerce marketplace in the Arab world. Built on the same foundation and values of SOUQ.com, we see every employee as a strategic partner in our business. We are looking for young, insatiably curious and passionate individuals
to grow in success. 

  • Are you interested in making an immediate impact on work that matters?
  • Are you interested in inventing technology at the cutting edge of uber like  model for consumer services?
  • Are you intrigued by a billion-dollar company that is financially successful but feels like a start-up?

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Code, develop, test, debug, and design new features and micro services
  • Help drive the definition of PHP and JS frameworks to support new features and refactor legacy elements
  • Develop Integrations with API-driven third-party systems 
  • Write modular, high-quality code while actively engaging in peer code  reviews
  • Identify and perform periodic system performance and security  optimizations
  • Serve as a point of escalation & troubleshooting for all technical related  issues
  • Troubleshoot/resolve system issues and support QA testing efforts
  • Other development related tasks as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of professional development experience with LAMP Stack
  • Expert-level PHP programming and working knowledge of at least one
  • popular MVC framework ( Yii, Laravel, Symfony, Zend, CodeIgniter)
  • Strong API design skills with some experience in designing & consuming RESTful web services
  • Strong proficiency with JavaScript and jQuery
  • A strong grasp of modern infrastructure and deployment methodologies
  • Working knowledge of both relational and NoSQL databases (MongoDB, MySQL)
  • Experience in common third-party APIs
  • Experience working in a scrum-based Agile environment in big plus
  • Good grasp of design patterns, SOLID & Clean code principles
  • Experience working with Cache layers and patterns  (Redis/HBASE/ElasticSearch)
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience in common third-party APIs
  • Experience with Unit and Automation Testing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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