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Principal Software Engineer - Backend Job in United Arab Emirates
HungerStation , United Arab Emirates

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 29, 2021
Last Date
Jul 29, 2021

Job Description

Hungerstation is the leading, on-demand food delivery company in the region, bringing thousands of your favourite restaurants, groceries, pharmacies, flower shops, Electronic stores online into your home or office fast! We’re all about bringing on the smartest minds as we continue to grow in a fast-moving and agile environment; and hire those who can thrive in a start-up culture.

We are looking for a highly talented Principal Software Engineer - Backend to join our team in Dubai. If you are looking for a place where you can gain hands-on experience and create direct impact, then this may be the place for you! The ideal candidate will have a track record as a significant individual contributor as well as a strong team player, supporting a team, and working closely with the management teams to drive strategic initiatives forward across the region.


Be our everyday GoLang Specialist

Take part in architectural decision making on a platform that is used by millions of people.

Actively participate in migrating our monolithic application into Microservices.

Playing an active role in designing, improving and most importantly securing the overall backend architecture to support massive growth in users and products without compromise.

Deal with docker containers, Kubernetes manifests, all this on Google Cloud Platform.

Coaching and mentoring other team members as a senior member of the team and member of our Backend Chapter

We embrace Design Driven Development, SOLID Principles, Event-driven Architecture, Algorithms and automated tests (unit, integration and functional).

Understanding development lifecycle and collaborating with cross-functional and agile teams.

Participate in the continuous and common effort of test coverage, refactoring and documentation.

Showing off your code review, debugging and investigation skills on a regular basis



At least 2 years of experience Golang with more than 5 years of overall experience

Strong experience with common monitoring / alerting / logging tools such as Prometheus, New Relic, Datadog, ELK stack, distributed tracing.

You’ve built complex, high-quality applications, and have a strong knowledge of Domain Driven Design and microservice architecture.

You’re proficient in selecting from best practice Design Patterns and Design Principles when building your Software Architectures and Algorithms

Good knowledge of databases (PostgreSQL and NOSQL). (You should be aware of normal forms, ACID, isolation levels, index anatomy).

Flexible and open-minded personality and comfortable working in a multicultural environment and in English.

Familiar with the following; Docker amp; Kubernetes, GCP, AWS, terraform

Experienced using TDD approach during development


What Hungerstation offers:

We offer visa amp; relocation support globally to our permanent employees.

Exchange ideas and meet 2000+ colleagues from different teams within Delivery Hero in our active guilds and through our global tech amp; product community.

Develop your skills with your personal educational budget for conferences and external training.

Access our e-learning platform MyAcademy and participate in our various inhouse training, including German learning options.

And much more

Job Specification


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