Senior Backend Engineer (3+ Years Experience) | LAMP / LEMP

Work Type: Full Time

Our senior engineers should ideally have 3 or more years of experience, they are proficient in their technology stacks, with a large appetite to learn and grow, and are expected to respect and enhance our engineering disciplines and practices.

This is a rare green/brown field opportunity for technical geeks to build cutting edge high-visibility solutions using the latest and greatest tech stacks.

About Eksab:

Eksab operates at the intersection of sports and technology. Our products are built for extremely passionate fans who are looking for exciting and cutting-edge tech to enable them to engage with their favorite teams! We are currently serving hundreds of thousands of passionate users at and enjoying explosive growth. We are very well funded by USA based VCs, and aspire to become the market leader for sports fans in the region. Our founders have been recently featured in Forbes Magazine and other startup related publications. Visit our portal to learn more about us, and maybe have fun playing one of our competitions.


  • Design and build backend services for consumption via frontends and business partners
  • Participate great quality code
  • Participate in technical decision making with leadership and colleagues
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of the services
  • Respect and enforce coding standards and best practices to maintain zero technical debt and 100% test coverage
  • Collaborate with a cross-functioning and self-organizing team to design and ship apps iteratively in an Agile environment
  • Follow best practices in test automation and continuous delivery
  • Work closely with frontend teams to create and optimize awesome user experience
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in cloud-native solutions
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency

Qualifications and Experience:

  • University degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or similar
  • Solid grasp on OOP
  • 3+ years of experience developing backends
  • 2+ years of experience with cloud native backends
  • Exceptional hands-on experience in PHP
  • Good experience in Laravel framework
  • Hands-on Experience in designing, building and consuming RESTful APIs.
  • Solid knowledge of design patterns pertaining to cloud native backends
  • Working experience with automated unit and integration testing of Web Services and Web APIs
  • Familiarity with continuous integration, continuous delivery and devops
  • Solid knowledge of SQL or NoSQL databases
  • Working experience with AWS, GCP, or Azure
  • Working experience with Docker is a plus
  • Working knowledge of shell scripting is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Agile methods and Agile technical practices

We Offer:

  • Net Salary range 28,000 - 42,000 EGP
  • Top tier packages & benefits
  • Equity shares for all our engineers
  • Flat Agile environment where work is meaningful and fun
  • Latest gear, tech stacks, and tools
  • Huge room for career growth
  • Flexible working hours & work from home policy

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