Senior Software Developer
Daraz
Karachi, Sindh, PK
6d ago
source : Mehnat Mazdoori

About Daraz Launched in 2012, Daraz is South Asia's online shopping and selling destination of choice present in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Nepal.

Supported by a wide range of tailored marketing, data, and service solutions, the pioneering E-commerce ecosystem in South Asia has 30,000 sellers and 500 brands, serving 5 million consumers.

With 2 million products available, Daraz offers a diverse assortment of products in categories ranging from consumer electronics to household goods, beauty, fashion, sports equipment, and groceries.

Focused on providing an excellent customer experience, it offers multiple payment methods including cash-on-delivery, comprehensive customer care and hassle-free returns.

Daraz is owned by Alibaba Group Holding Limited. Who are we looking for? Our organization is characterized by young and smart talent with lots of energy and initiative.

We are extremely performance oriented and believe in letting the best people and ideas grow - regardless of seniority. In our top management, we look for mature managers who understand how to channel this energy and who has experience in structuring work streams, processes and ideas.

As part of the team, we expect you to adopt our philosophy of an equal balance of managing’ and empowering’. Importantly, we look for someone who will live by our values that define everything we do :

  • Customer commitment
  • Teamwork
  • Embrace change
  • Ownership
  • The ecommerce market in our countries is still growing up’ and managing ongoing change will be critical to your success at Daraz.

    We operate a matrix organization where cross-regional specialist teams support the country management. It is therefore critical that you are agile and work well with other managers.

    Job Description We are looking for a passionate professional programmer, solution-focused problem solver with min. 4+ years of experience with PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and preferably SCSS / CSS / HTML.

    You will be mainly responsible for our legacy system and new applications / services development. Responsibilities

  • Ideally serves as a Technical Lead contributing to and directing the efforts of development, including internal and external team members.
  • Must follow industry best practices to write a clean, reliable, readable, reusable, maintainable, and high standard code.
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications.
  • Determine the root cause for the most complex software issues and develop practical, efficient, and permanent technical solutions.
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges.
  • Document technical feature level specifications.
  • Remain current on new technologies and available vendor packages; evaluate and make recommendations as necessary.
  • Assist in task & capacity planning, requirement analysis, estimation, scheduling, and hiring.
  • Ideally mentor Software Engineers to allow for skill / knowledge development through advice, coaching, and training opportunities.
  • Determine process improvements, best practices, and develop new processes.
  • Work in close partnership with cross-functional teams and management.
  • Must Have Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Minimum 4+ years of proven programming experience with PHP.
  • Ability to provide in-depth evaluation and analysis of unique complex technological issues.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Expertise in web service development and consumption (REST, XML Feeds, and SOAP).
  • Advanced knowledge of a few PHP frameworks like Laravel, Yii, Zend, Code ignitor.
  • Ability to work independently and work with other team members to ensure on-time quality delivery of applications.
  • Experience in object-oriented programming and design patterns.
  • Ideally Have

  • Demonstrable ability to lead others.
  • Experience working with Agile development processes.
  • Good knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, etc.
  • Expert knowledge of Relational databases.
  • Familiarity of NoSQL databases, version control tools (Git), limitations of PHP as a platform, and its workarounds.
  • Familiarity in Linux / UNIX environment.
  • What we offer International working environment in a start-up setting, and a unique opportunity to learn from the best in e-commerce (Alibaba Group) and business growth.

    A platform to learn from Alibaba’s world-leading ecosystem with regular visits to China and South East Asia. Rigorous training and exposure in team management, leadership, business analytics, and operations.

    An opportunity to train the next generation of business leaders in the tech’ industry. Competitive salary and incentive package Health & life insurance Relocation support (if applicable)

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