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Software Engineer (Front End) - Customer Platform

ABOUT SOUQ:

Souq.com an Amazon Subsidiary is the largest ecommerce 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.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Souq.com is looking to hire a Senior JavaScript Developer to develop and support a scalable web-based application. The right candidate will leverage their JavaScript to design and enhance an existing platform using scalable cloud solutions technologies.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Advanced knowledge in Javascript ES5, Javascript development environment, OOP JS, and DOM, extra point for ES6 syntax.
  • Should be comfortable with libraries and frameworks such as jQuery, grunt, Zurb Foundation 6, SCSS, etc.
  • Works closely with services team in integrating services with front end.
  • Analyze the performance issues and works on tuning the application.
  • Provides technical assistance.
  • Build proof-of-concept mock ups and rapid prototypes.
  • Work with the team to create an inspirational and creative work environment Qualifications.
  • Strong applied knowledge of JavaScript design principles and patterns.
  • Self-directed team player who thrives when provided challenges and deliver goals.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • HTML/HTML5
  • SCSS
  • JQuery, Foundation Zurb
  • OOP
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