Senior Frontend Developer (React + PHP)


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP474-229

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

GulfTalent is one of the largest online recruitment platforms in the Middle East, serving over 10 million users through its user-friendly website and mobile apps. The company’s stack includes Symfony, API Platform, React, React Native, AngularJS, MySQL and Elasticsearch. The applications are deployed using Ansible and Kubernetes. The development process is agile/SCRUM and the team takes pride in a regular delivery of new functionalities and improvements to the platform.

The company is looking for a senior engineer to join its team as a Senior Frontend Developer (React + PHP). Based in the vibrant city of Dubai and working with a friendly multi-cultural team of full-stack engineers and product specialists, the role will provide technical leadership to the team and help build the scalable architecture needed to serve millions of users around the world. The successful candidate will receive a very attractive tax-free compensation.

Main responsibilities:
- Development of new features and improvements across all of the company projects
- Overseeing adherence to technical best practices
- Involvement in the entire software development lifecycle including technical analysis, architecture design, coding, code reviews, testing and release to production.
- Undertaking front-end development, based on React, AngularJS, React Native and other technologies as needed.
- Interacting with various stakeholders as needed including product, marketing, top management, finance, and technology partners


Essential Requirements:
- 4-8 years’ experience of web development and architecture design
- Solid command of Javascript/TypeScript and at least one modern front-end framework (e.g. React, Angular, Vue, etc.)
- Experience with responsive design patterns and mobile websites
- Good understanding and experience of Linux and containerisation technologies
- Superb coding and problem solving skills
- Experience of product maintenance over time and managing legacy code
- Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with senior stakeholders across all areas of the business

- Experience of website performance / speed optimisation / Content Delivery Networks
- Experience of PHP and Symfony
- Experience of React Native
- Degree from a leading university, ideally in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
- Deep personal interest in new web trends and technologies

About the Company

GulfTalent is one of the largest online portals serving the Middle East region. Founded in 2005, it is now used by 10 million individuals and 9,000 companies.

GulfTalent is run by a seasoned team of young professionals with diverse backgrounds across different industries, including management consulting, private equity, finance, e-commerce, information technology, education and recruitment. The team also brings together a wealth of international experience across four continents.

This is your chance to join a growing company and a winning team, and to work with creative, hard-working individuals in a fast-paced, energizing environment. Team members benefit from extensive training, excellent learning opportunities, competitive compensation packages and rapid promotion.

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