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Lead Software Engineer (Web)
Location Karachi
Job Code 517
# of openings 1
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VentureDive Overview

Founded in 2012 by veteran technology entrepreneurs from MIT and Stanford, VentureDive is the fastest growing technology company in the region that develops and invests in products and solutions that simplify and improve lives of people world-wide. We aspire to create a technology organization and an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region that are recognized as second to none in the world.


Key Responsibilities

  • Build new and maintain existing web-based applications.
  • Must have good understanding of RESTful APIs services.
  • Agile web development using cutting edge web technologies and platforms. (ReactJS, Angular)
  • Write solid code with excellent unit test coverage.
  • Deliver solutions with a relentless focus on automation and deployment via TeamCity/Jenkins, Selenium and similar tools.
  • Providing accurate time and effort estimates.
  • Working closely with the Team Lead to discuss technical solutions and innovative ideas to those solutions.
  • Train and develop junior programmers on technical and organizational skills.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Sciences
  • 6+ years of proven experience in developing complex applications with backend services.
  • Strong expertise with JavaScript, JQuery, and writing cross-browser compatible code.
  • Good hands-on experience of JS libraries like React JS, Angular JS 
  • Experience with the latest web tools like Redux + Redux-Saga + Flow + Jest
  • Modern-day JavaScript build tools (e.g. Webpack, Babel.js)
  • JavaScript linting tools (e.g. ESLint)
  • Excellent knowledge of Design patterns.
  • Experience with backend technologies like Nodejs or any PHP related framework & RESTful services.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • JavaScript unit testing frameworks and assertion libraries (e.g. mocha and chai)
  • Git version control system
  • Designing well-structured routing systems for Single page applications (SPA)
  • Knowledge of best practices (coding styles, standard naming conventions, reusability, security, etc).
  • Scrum team environment and ceremonies
  • Good knowledge of relational databases.


Additional Preferred Experience:

  • GraphQL
  • Any frontend responsive framework like Bootstrap or Material UI
  • Prisma
  • JavaScript Charting library (e.g. D3 or Highcharts)
  • Docker


What we look for beyond required skills

In order to thrive at VentureDive, you

…are intellectually smart and curious

…have the passion for and take pride in your work

…deeply believe in VentureDive’s mission, vision, and values

…have a no-frills attitude

…are a collaborative team player

…are ethical and honest

Are you ready to put your ideas into products and solutions that will be used by millions?

You will find VentureDive to be a quick pace, high standards, fun and a rewarding place to work at. Not only will your work reach millions of users world-wide, you will also be rewarded with competitive salaries and benefits. If you think you have what it takes to be a VenDian, come join us ... we're having a ball!  

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