Senior Back-End Developer

Deriv DMCC

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP475-10

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our team

You’ll be part of the Back-end team at We design, develop, and debug the company's server-side apps and databases to delight our customers with a flawless digital experience.

Your role

As a Senior Back-end Developer at, you’ll create high-performance software that will be the core of our trading services. Your clean code contributes to better integration and leads to engaging products. You will improve the scalability of our suite of tools, from APIs to web and mobile apps to plugins, helping us to meet the needs of our rapidly growing customer base.

What you’ll do

- Build and test scalable, low-latency applications, APIs, and plugins for our customers, internal teams, and third-party developers.
- Troubleshoot applications during development and deployment.
- Build automated unit and integration tests and perform code reviews to improve the code quality.
- Participate in the deployment of new products and features by collaborating with other teams.
- Make codebases consistent and maintainable.


What you have

- 3+ years of experience in back-end development
- Expertise in any modern programming languages
- Experience in Nginx, Redis, Git, and Docker and familiarity with microservices and scalable systems
- Ability to produce high-quality, self-documenting code by using test-driven development (TDD) techniques
- Knowledge of information security and data protection
- Fluency in spoken and written English

What’s good to have

- Extensive experience in Node.js or Perl
- Experience with asynchronous programming and scalable systems
- Experience with relational database design and/or open-source RDBMS systems such as MySQL and PostgreSQL
- Background in Linux and other open-source platforms

What we’ll give you

- Exciting work challenges
- Cooperative work environment
- Career advancement opportunities
- Market-based salary
- Annual performance bonus
- Medical insurance
- Housing and transportation allowance
- Casual dress code
- Work permit

About the Company

We’re Deriv. We’re all about trading. We’re the geeky upstarts who pioneered an industry. That was more than 20 years ago, and we’re still going strong. Today, we work across continents and serve over a million traders from around the globe. Join us. Grow with us.

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