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Software Engineer

dubizzle Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 04 Jul 2024


  • Estimate: $90k - $120k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Apply from abroad
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


About the job

Bayut & dubizzle have the unique distinction of being iconic, homegrown brands with a strong presence across the seven emirates in the UAE. Connecting millions of users across the country, we are committed to delivering the best online search experience.

As part of Dubizzle Group, we are alongside some of the strongest classified brands in the market. With a collective strength of 8 brands, we have more than 160 million monthly users that trust in our dedication to providing them with the best platform for their needs.

At dubizzle you'd be part of high performing cross-functional "Squads" set with a mission to provide win-win exchanges for our beloved users.

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.

In this role, you will:

  • Responsible to 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


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in analysis, design, coding and implementation of next-generation web applications in Python and Django
  • 1+ years of experience in API-based architectures (eg SOA)
  • 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
  • Inside-out knowledge of free and open-source web application frameworks, e.g. Django
  • 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
  • Understanding of Agile Methodologies such as Kanban, Scrum, and XP
  • Ability to handle the entire software development life cycle, end to end
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Driven to gain insight into different new and old technologies
  • Detail oriented
  • Analytical thinking; Conceptual thinking; Detail-oriented; Ability to prioritize tasks and quickly adjust in a rapidly changing environment


  • A fast-paced, high performing team
  • Multicultural environment with over 60 different nationalities
  • Competitive Tax-free Salary
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Annual Air Ticket Allowance
  • Employee discounts at multiple vendors across the emirates
  • Rewards & Recognitions
  • Learning & Development
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dubizzle is the UAE's favorite marketplace to buy, sell, and find anything. If you can search for it, you can find it on dubizzle!