Backend Developer

Posted on August 25, 2021
Overview

Wave is a Dutch-Lebanese startup launching the smart e-bicycle: the fastest and cleanest means of commuting around densely populated cities. Funded by the Dutch government, we successfully tested and launched Wave in the streets of Beirut. A brand that improves people’s daily lives and contributes to a cleaner city. We have developed our MVP platform, and more bikes are currently in production. We are now on the brink of our growth in Lebanon and the rest of the greater MENA region.

Job summary:

Are you passionate about sustainability and excited by the opportunity to help the company’s tech development grow? Our start-up is looking for a hands-on developer with ambition looking for a job with a growth path. The ideal applicant will have an organized and creative mindset that drives him or her to find innovative solutions to upcoming challenges. If you have a background in computer sciences or engineering and have the skills necessary to fulfill the ambition to grow to a high-level tech lead position, we would love to hear from you.

 Job description:

Since we are still a small team, as a backend developer, you will act as the organization’s digital thought leader and be part of the recruitment process of future IT hires. You will closely follow the emerging IT trends and adapt the organization’s tech platforms as needed.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Represent the company-wide technological agenda in staff meetings and when making hiring decisions
  • Lead the sprints of the development of the Wave e-environment
  • Take the initiative in thought leadership, innovation and creativity
  • Maintain current knowledge of technology landscape and developments
  • Consolidate our technology platforms, software on the e-bicycles and create plans for each
  • Track, analyze and monitor technology performance metrics
  • Take care of the connection and integration between our platforms and e-bicycles
  • Spearhead IT projects to increase our market reach and improve our USP
  • Oversee all system design and changes in system architecture
  • Work should be done at the Wave office in Beirut, but we are flexible with working hours and remote working days

Qualifications and skills:

  • Degree in computer science, engineering, or relevant field (or acquired experience through professional practice)
  • Good knowledge and understanding of ReactJS, NoSQL, NodeJS Express, MongoDB (Odoo or Python is a plus)
  • Ability to communicate and document business requirements to be developed
  • A highly analytical mindset with superb problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional project management and organization skills
  • Level of expertise: Junior to Intermediate
  • Salary in fresh USD is negotiable

We will also provide you with the guidance needed to completely understand the code and proper mentorship for you to grow your career with us.

Job starting date: Fall 2021

Please apply by sending an email with your CV to hello@wave.bike.

About Wave Bike

Wave is a Dutch-Lebanese startup launching the smart e-bicycle: the fastest and cleanest means of commuting around densely populated cities. Funded by the Dutch government, we successfully tested and launched Wave in the streets of Beirut. A brand that improves people’s daily lives and contributes to a cleaner city. We have developed our MVP platform, and more bikes are currently in production. We are now on the brink of our growth in Lebanon and the rest of the greater MENA region.