Opportunities at Craft portfolio companies


Senior Software Engineer - PHP



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
About Stake

Stake is a digital real estate investment platform providing the easiest and most transparent way to invest in rental properties in Dubai. Our mission is to modernize the way people invest in real estate by making it accessible and profitable to all. It is time for everyone to make great returns no matter how much you have to invest.

About The Role

Stake is the MENA region’s most exciting real estate fintech company, combining real estate expertise and innovative financial technology to deliver products that empower everyone to own and build wealth through Real Estate. Launched in 2021 we have grown rapidly, leveraging decades of experience in technology, financial services and global real estate, to launch the MENA region’s first mobile app for fractional real estate investing. The Product & Technology Team Product & Technology teams lead the charge in developing our platform and solutions, empowering our customers to invest with confidence.

What You’ll Do

Lead in the design and architecture of scalable software solutions to ensure they meet current needs and are future-proofed for growth in the fintech and proptech sectors Mentor junior developers by sharing best practices, conducting code reviews, and promoting a culture of learning and innovation within the team Stay ahead of technology trends in fintech and proptech, incorporating new technologies and methodologies to enhance product functionality and user experience Collaborate with cross-functional teams including product management, UX/UI designers, and business analysts to define product vision and roadmap, ensuring technology alignment with business goals Implement security best practices to safeguard sensitive financial and personal information, adhering to regional regulations and standards Optimize application performance for high-traffic loads, ensuring seamless scalability across multiple markets and regions Contribute to the DevOps culture by automating deployment processes, ensuring continuous integration and delivery with minimal downtime Engage with stakeholders to gather and analyze requirements, turning them into actionable technical specifications and deliverables Drive innovation by exploring and implementing advanced technologies like blockchain for secure transactions or AI/ML for predictive analytics in the real estate market Foster a culture of quality by advocating for and implementing best practices in testing, including unit testing, integration testing, and automated end-to-end testing Participate in community and industry events, representing the company and contributing to the wider tech community by sharing knowledge and insights Get exposed to developing a fintech & proptech in the Middle East Help create complex multi-market, multi-region systems that span across UAE and Saudi Arabia (e.g. Open banking, Payments, Operational Scalability, Performance, New Products) We iterate small and often - we do around 15 deployments per week with a small team. We work in 2-week sprints in cross-functional squads

What You’ll Bring

7-10 years of experience in a dynamic agile software environment Prior experience in fintech startup environment Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup setting Skilled in product engineering with a passion for building innovative fintech solutions A love for contributing to product development Strong ambition to contribute to and thrive in a high-growth environment Collaborative mindset, enjoys working as part of a team and values teamwork Tech Stack Laravel framework Javascript / Typescript React.js / Next.js Amazon Web Services (bonus) - we use ECS, ECR, RDS, S3, EC2, etc Oracle Cloud (bonus) Expo / React Native