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Software Engineer MERN


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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 at Finqalab, you will help them further this mission by assisting with the development of pioneering products in fintech.

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

  • Have a good understanding of 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 communicate them to the team

  • Effectively interact with non-technical stakeholders

The ideal candidate will:

  • Preferably have a 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)

  • Have have exposure to architectural decision making

  • Have experience with Redux

  • Be experienced with relational databases and SQL

  • Have a good understanding of OOP and Design patterns

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

  • Be experienced with SOAP API

Experience with Go will be an added advantage. 

About the employer:

Finqalab is a fintech startup - Pakistan's first multi-asset investment platform, on a mission to help people grow their money easily.

It is wholly owned by Next Capital Limited, (incorporated as a public limited company in 2009) a licensed brokerage firm of the Pakistan Stock Exchange operating out of Karachi.



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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