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Backend Engineer

Firefly Software Development Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 30 Mar 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid


  • Experience: Intermediate
  • English: Professional



Firefly is a trailblazing force in the tech industry, propelling the future of Cloud Asset Management. Our product-led service empowers DevOps, SRE, and Cloud Platform teams to master their cloud landscape, detect drifts, invoke policy-as-Code, and maintain a codified cloud across Multi-Cloud and Kubernetes clusters. We specialize in providing comprehensive asset inventory, insights, and Infrastructure-as-Code information. Firefly is a fast-growing startup recognized as an emerging innovator in the DevOps community.

At Firefly, we are looking for a talented Backend Engineer who's already based in Dubai, UAE, to join our R&D team. It is a hybrid position. As a part of the team, you will participate in designing and building our next-generation cloud-based solutions. You will face challenges of performance, scalability, and availability in multi-cloud environments with the newest services and tools. This genuinely unique R&D position puts you in charge of everything in the system and the development cycle. If you embrace dynamic environments, modern programming, and have a solid understanding and deep knowledge of technologies and infrastructure - Your place is with us.


  • Work in a scrum environment
  • Work at an extremely agile team in dynamic environments
  • Participate in our service development and cloud-based environments within R&D
  • Take part in infrastructure and system design
  • Use the latest technology and manage our high-performance, high-scale infrastructure on top of AWS and Google Cloud resources using multiple 3rd party modern development tools, such as Golang stack, K8s, and Elasticsearch
  • Ensure proper security, monitoring, alerting, and reporting for our backend services
  • Work closely with our product team


  • Have at least 2 years of mastery of at least 2 different server-side programming languages (GoLang is an advantage) - a must
  • Have significant experience creating and utilizing RESTful API and scalable performance systems - a must
  • Have experience working in a SaaS company
  • Have experience in infrastructure tools: K8s, Elasticsearch, Logstash - an advantage
  • Have experience with DevOps practices and technologies such as Terraform and Helm Chart - an advantage
  • Have experience working with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, and Elastic - an advantage
  • Have a deep understanding of cloud architecture and modern system design principles (preferred AWS or GCP) - an advantage
  • Have the ability to take responsibility and work independently with a "can do" attitude and strong interpersonal and communication skills

Firefly is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Firefly is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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About Firefly Software Development

Firefly is a Cloud Asset Management solution that enables DevOps, SRE, and Cloud Platform teams to rediscover their entire cloud footprint, understand which parts of it are codified vs unmanaged, detect drifts to prevent service failures, classify assets using Policy-as-Code, and manage a single inventory of all their cloud resources across Multi-Cloud, and Kubernetes clusters.