Full Stack Engineer

Full time

Alaan is the smartest way to manage business spend for Middle Eastern businesses.

The Middle East is on the cusp of a payments revolution with a $3 trillion+ B2B payments market. Managing spending for businesses in the region is incredibly painful, with archaic and disjointed solutions. Alaan solves these pain points by providing an all-in-one spend management and corporate cards platform. Businesses use Alaan to control spending, save time, and automate business expenses.

Position Overview

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Full Stack Developer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will bring a mix of backend and frontend expertise, particularly with Node.js frameworks and React.js technologies.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Backend Development: Design, develop, and maintain robust backend systems using Node.js, Express.js, and NestJS.
  • Frontend Integration: Collaborate with front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server logic.
  • API Development: Architect and implement RESTful APIs to ensure seamless communication between frontend and backend systems.
  • Performance Optimization: Enhance application performance and scalability using efficient coding, caching, and database optimizations.
  • Database Management: Develop and maintain database schemas, queries, and data models, primarily using AWS RDS or similar technologies.
  • Troubleshooting: Identify and resolve complex issues across the full technology stack, from frontend UI adjustments to backend service fixes.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Educational Background: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Backend Expertise: 2 to 3 years of professional experience with a strong focus on backend development using Node.js.
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities, analytical mindset, and attention to detail.

Technical Skills Required

  • Proficient in JavaScript, including ES6+ features.
  • Experienced with Node.js frameworks like Express.js and NestJS.
  • Skilled in frontend development with React.js and Next.js.
  • Knowledgeable about AWS services, particularly RDS.
  • Solid understanding of relational databases, SQL queries, and optimizations.
  • Familiar with version control systems, such as Git.

Whats in it for you?

  • Exceptional Compensation: The work here is challenging, so why settle for just “experience”? You'll receive generous equity in Alaan, ensuring that as the company flourishes, so will your rewards.
  • Pioneering Product: Contribute to our leading-edge spend management platform. Your creativity will help shape our success in the region.
  • Learn from the Best: Work alongside seasoned experts from top firms such as McKinsey, BCG, Goldman Sachs and more . It’s a place to grow your network and learn from the finest minds in the industry.
  • Vibrant Culture: An extremely lean organization and frequent company off-sites keep the remotely distributed team closely together and ensures space for you to put your best foot forward.
  • Freedom to Innovate: At Alaan, we encourage you to stretch your boundaries. Make mistakes, learn, and evolve. We support your fresh ideas and initiatives, giving you the space to innovate without limits.
  • Join a Rocket Ship on the Rise: 2023 has been a milestone year for Alaan, and the trajectory is only going up. Join us for a thrilling ride as we scale new heights in the fintech space.
  • You get to build your tech stack: Alaan offers you the best MacBook and software available to make your life as easy as possible.



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