Software Engineer - MERN

FULL TIME | KARACHI

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We are seeking a Software Engineer - MERN for our client Finqalab - a product of Next Capital

Finqalab is on a mission to change the way people think about financial management and help them grow their money with ease. As a Software Engineer (MERN) at Finqalab, you will help them further this mission by applying your ability to solve complex problems and technical knowledge throughout the product development life cycle - from coding and deployment to maintenance and updates.

It's an exciting opportunity to work with an organisation that offers the excitement of a startup and the stability of a mature corporation.

In this role, you will:

  • Build new and maintain existing web-based applications

  • Work with RESTful APIs services

  • Work on Agile web development using cutting edge web technologies and platforms

  • Write reusable, testable, efficient code and identify bottlenecks and latency issues

  • Deliver solutions with a relentless focus on automation and deployment

  • Work closely with product managers and the development team to propose technical solutions, risk mitigation strategies

  • Resolve bugs and explain it to the team

  • Effectively interact with non-technical stakeholders

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have bachelors in Computer Sciences

  • Have 2+ years of proven experience in developing complex applications with backend services

  • Be experienced with modern day JavaScript (ES6, ES7)

  • Have high proficiency in the MERN stack (MongoDB, Express, React, Node.js)

  • Be experienced with architectural decision making

  • Have the experience with Redux

  • Be experienced with relational databases and SQL

  • Have a good understanding of OOP and Design Patterns

  • Have the knowledge of modern day JavaScript build tools (e.g. Webpack, Babel.js)

  • Be proficient with the AWS cloud platform

  • Be experienced with unit testing

  • Have good understanding of HTML/CSS and its frameworks like Bootstrap, Material UI

  • Be experienced with Git version control

  • Have the knowledge of best practices (coding styles, standard naming conventions, reusability, security, etc.)

  • Be experienced with SOAP API

  • Have bonus points if experienced with Go

About the employer:

Finqalab is Pakistan's first digital multi-asset investment platform. Its mission is to enable wealth creation by developing a culture of savings and investment in Pakistan. Finqalab is a product of Next Capital Limited.

Compensation

Salary:

Other benefits:

PKR 150,000 - PKR 300,000

Health and life insurance

Performance-based bonuses

Provident Fund contribution

Cutting edge technology gear

Access to mentoring by industry leaders