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Software Engineer - MERN


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We’re looking for a talented Software Engineer (MERN) who is interested in creating solutions that positively impact the country’s financial landscape and help promote a culture of savings and investment. If you’re looking for professional growth building scalable products with a team of senior engineers then this role is for you.

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 Typescript

About the employer:

Next Capital’s retail investment product, Finqalab is a multi-asset investment platform (stocks, commodities, government securities) which will be available soon on mobile and web. Next Capital’s objective is to open Pakistan's financial markets by making investment opportunities available to anyone and everyone, far and wide. We’re focused on providing users a world class investment experience with easy account opening, smooth transaction processing, and world-class customer service.

Next Capital Limited is a publicly traded (listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange) financial services firm in Karachi which does investment banking advisory, institutional brokerage, and retail brokerage. The company has multiple investment licenses from the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan and maintains robust equity capital of PKR 500 million.



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

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