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Lead Backend Developer

Chalhoub Group
Closing date
25 Sep 2023

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Who We Are

We are a leading partner for luxury across the Middle East. With more than 600 stores, 300 brands and over 65 years of experience in the region, we have become a major player in the beauty, fashion and gift sectors, by offering service excellence to our partners and delighting all our customers. We are moving fast from a traditional distributor and retailer for luxury in the Middle East, to a hybrid retailer bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of customers everywhere.

Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work®.

Lead Backend Developer

Our Lead Backend Developer will be spearheading backend development, leading a team, and collaborating cross-functionally. Architect robust microservices, loosely coupled systems, and cloud solutions for high-quality products.

What You'll Be Doing

- Lead and mentor backend developers, fostering collaboration and innovation
- Translate requirements into efficient backend solutions, collaborating with
- Product Managers, Frontend Developers, and DevOps Engineers.
- Design and develop highly performant APIs using state-of-the-art
- Implement cloud-based solutions for scalability and high availability.
- Stay current with backend and cloud advancements, advocating for adoption
as needed.
- Conduct code reviews, ensure code quality and security.
- Drive best practices in software development, testing, and deployment.
- Effectively communicate technical concepts and project updates.
- Own projects from inception to completion, delivering exceptional results.

What You'll Need To Succeed

- 8+ years hands-on backend and cloud development experience.
- Proficiency in Node.js, GO or similar.
- Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
- Bonus: Knowledge of GraphQL and its implementation.
- Extensive experience with AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud, including server-less
- Familiarity with Docker and Kubernetes.
- Experience in designing secure APIs and integrating third-party services.
- Proven track record leading backend projects.
- Passion for continuous learning and staying updated with backend

What We Can Offer You

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts. To view all our perks and benefits, click here.

We Invite All Applicants to Apply

It Takes Diversity Of Thought, Culture, Background, Differing Abilities and Perspectives to truly Inspire, Exhilarate and Delight our customers. At Chalhoub Group, we are committed to inclusion and diversity.

We welcome all applicants to apply and be part of our exciting future. We ensure equal opportunity for all our applicants without regard to gender, age, race, religion, national origin or disability status.

Department TECH Role Lead Developer

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