Lead Backend Engineer

Omniful helps clients in the retail sector, such as brick-and-mortar retailers, dark store operators, and distributed e-commerce companies do order fulfillment faster and better.

We are making a strong push to grow our SaaS platform in KSA and we are looking for a versatile, customer-obsessed, and passionate go-getter who can jumpstart and grow our Backend engineering efforts.

As a key member of the engineering team and reporting to the CTO, you will cross-functionality collaborate with teams to ensure end-to-end strategy and execution. We are looking for an engineer who’s passionate about product craftsmanship and cares about great design.

What you will do

  • Develop high-performing, scalable, and available backend infrastructure.
  • Contribute to and continually improve our site architecture, feature components, development process, and SDLC tools, and system design.
  • Translate product requirements and technical designs into well-engineered, low-defect, robust code.
  • Research new technologies or methodologies that can improve the architecture, user experience, or development process.
  • Participate in code reviews, listening to feedback while sharing your knowledge with other members of the team.
  • Collaborate with product, sales, customer support, and other departments to implement new growth initiatives.
  • Identify performance bottlenecks while proposing and implementing effective solutions.

What you will need

  • BS/BA in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years of recent development experience with PHP
  • Solid grasp of software engineering fundamentals and their practical applications
  • Experience with backend services or distributed systems, with a strong understanding of how backend code affects the database layer
  • Ability to collaborate across multiple teams and be willing to roll up your sleeves and execute!
  • Knowledge of OO programming languages and familiarity with tools like PostgreSQL and Redis
  • Exposure to Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with APIs (REST and GraphQL)
  • Understanding of client-side JavaScript frameworks
Omniful is building the leading technology company in the Quick-Commerce and Omnichannel enablement market, a digital operations platform. We are a VC-funded fast-growing B2B SaaS company that is disrupting the way order fulfillment is done by retailers, dark store operators, and distributed e-commerce operators. Enabling clients to utilize existing resources through technology and fulfill digital orders in minutes, accurately and efficiently. Omniful is a revolutionary idea that was born from passion, innovation, and persistence to face all challenges on the table—we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be leaders every single day. Come join the team that is building the largest global SaaS company coming out of the MENA region that is destined to be the global leader in Q-Commerce & Omnichannel enablement.