Retail - Digital
Posted 4th Jan 2018
Liaise with the other back end and front end engineers within your product stream, the QA team, the design team and your Tech Team Leads.
As a Backend Engineer, you will be responsible for advancing our development stack and ensuring scale as we grow to millions of monthly active users across many countries.
Backend Engineers build and maintain robust APIs - from the service that powers them right down to the line of code that perfects them.
They ensure all our services are healthy, monitored, automated, and designed to scale.
You'll work closely with other teams from the early stages of design all the way through identifying and resolving production issues.
You will support a wide range of products focusing on automation, availability and performance, and above all reliability as well as supporting mobile engineers and business intelligence leading up to, during and after each sprint.
You will live true to our ambitions of building an industry leading platform which is relentlessly focussed on innovation.
Inside-out knowledge of free and open-source web application frameworks, e.g. Django, Flask and Bottle;
In-depth understanding of Python; Meta-classes, decorators, descriptors, list comprehensions and multiple inheritance/mixins should be commonly used paradigms;
In-depth knowledge of database management technologies, preferably MySQL, PostgreSQL and understanding of NoSQL databases
Why Dubizzle OLX?
Dubizzle.com is the leading classifieds website for users in the UAE. Since its launch in 2005, dubizzle.com has become the number one platform for users to buy, sell, or find anything in their community. A community where underused goods are redistributed to fill a new need, and become wanted again, where non- product assets such as space, skills and money are exchanged and traded in new ways that don’t always require centralized institutions or ‘middlemen’.
dubizzle is an OLX company.The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 40 markets, including the brands OLX, Avito, letgo and dubizzle.
The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.7 billion monthly visits, 35 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.
Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.
We share a relaxed and result-oriented environment that promotes the interaction among peers. Everybody can learn from different life and working experiences. Working at dubizzle / OLX means taking part in a multicultural world of innovative projects, constant self-improvement, and collaborative work
Understanding of Agile Methodologies such as Kanban, Scrum and XP;
Driven to gain insight into different new and old technologies;
Experience working on high-traffic and large-scale web products;
Experience with web infrastructure, distributed systems, performance analysis, search infrastructure;
Must have experienced the whole development cycle from start to finish;
Experience with various queuing system/message bus technologies such as RabbitMQ, kafka, etc;
Should have good working experience with AWS technologies such as Elastic beanstalk, Elastic cache, RDS, Kinesis, etc;
Exposure to deploying and managing Docker containers
Qualifications & specialist skills
3+ years of experience with Python;
3+ years of experience in analysis, design, coding and implementation of next generation web applications in Python and Django;
2+ years of experience in API based architectures (eg SOA, micro-services);
1+ years of experience in AWS technologies;
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