Senior Software Technologist


Online Arabic classifieds platform

Senior Software Technologist –

Technology | Amman, Jordan or Dubai, UAE

OpenSooq is an Arabic language online classifieds service, facilitating free trade of property, cars, products and services between users.  It is available in 19 Arab countries via web & mobile.

About the Job

As OpenSooq’s Senior Software Technologist you will tend to the following responsibilities:

1) Develop complex web applications and modules for Opensooq classifieds platform.

2) Play a big role in ensuring code quality, apply best practices and optimize our website particularly during peak traffic hours.

3) Stay up to date with new technologies and best practices. Take part in sharing what you learn during technical team sessions.

4) Implement system software development, and take lead in the research and development of development tools and/or software.

5) Perform testing, maintenance, and troubleshooting of software.


Who we’re looking for

We’re on the lookout for candidates who fit the following requirements:

1) Interest and expertise in web development / relevant experience in developing web applications in PHP/Yii framework.

2) Experience with MySQL.

3) Basic server administration on Linux

4) Familiarity with object oriented principles

5) Goal-oriented, motivated, reliable, and responsible with can-do-attitude.

6) Logical and analytical mindset

7) Ability to juggle multiple projects and fix anything. Sharp troubleshooting capabilities

8) Entrepreneurial attitude that gets high quality tasks done quickly

9) There is a great potential for the talent to grow into a leadership role to manage an intermediate/junior team


How to apply

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