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Senior Backend Engineer

Engineering | Beirut, Lebanon | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

  • Based in Lebanon, Anghami is the leading music service venture created by seasoned entrepreneurs, funded with over 30 million$ by leading firms in the Middle East, with the aim to change the way music is discovered and listened to.
  • Since its launch public launch in January 2012, Anghami has over 55 million users and growing throughout the Middle East and the world.
  • We're bringing back cool into music by allowing you to listen to all the music you love, on any device - by redefining what’s possible in the Middle East, and evolving how music is consumed. We move quickly and carefully, and we want passionate people to be part of the journey.
  • We’re looking for people willing to work hard and grow in a best of breed startup environment in a company that is undergoing tremendous success.
  • We work to maintain a healthy balance of strong senior engineers and smart junior engineers eager to develop their skills. 
  • We believe Anghami is a place to come and deliver career-defining achievements.

About this Job: 

  • Our team is a multidisciplinary with design, frontend and backend engineering combined. 
  • We love the satisfaction of hearing how happy our customers are with what we build for them. 
  • We work to maintain a healthy balance of strong senior engineers and smart junior engineers eager to develop their skills. 
  • We believe Anghami is a place to come and deliver career-defining achievements.
  • We are looking for someone who loves programming and has PHP and MySQL experience.

Requirements:

  • PHP  application development
  • Strong database knowledge (MySQL)
  • Working knowledge of the LAMP stack
  • Entrepreneurship spirit - should enjoy working in a startup environment
  • Knowledgeable with numerous web technologies
  • Knowledgeable in cloud infrastructure
  • Familiarity with PHPUnit recommended
  • Bachelors degree from a college or university with computer science specialty; applicable work experience considered
  • Strong understanding of application servers, web servers and other elements of an internet infrastructure

Benefits:

  • We offer very competitive salaries, potential stock options, paid vacations, training and development, team building and social events, plus an attractive benefits package including health insurance. 
  • We also offer startup perks including unlimited coffee, Friday events every other week and an exciting office in Jal el Dib ☺ 
  • If you are interested in joining a team of passionate, extremely talented industry veterans in the mobile space, who like to work hard and play hard, we look forward to hearing from you soon!