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Backend Engineer - Payments and Billing Systems

Anghami

Anghami

Software Engineering
Beirut Governorate, Beirut, Lebanon
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

About Anghami:

Anghami is the leading multi-media technology streaming platform in the Middle East and North Africa ('MENA') region, offering a comprehensive ecosystem of exclusive premium video, music, podcasts, live entertainment, audio services and more. Since its launch in 2012, Anghami has led the way as the first music streaming platform to digitize MENA’s music catalog, reshaping the region's entertainment landscape. In a strategic move in April 2024, Anghami joined forces with OSN+, a leading video streaming platform, forming a digital entertainment powerhouse. This pivotal transaction strengthened Anghami's position as a go-to destination, boasting an extensive library of over 18,000 hours of premium video, including exclusive HBO content, alongside 100+ million Arabic and International songs and podcasts. With a user base exceeding 120 million registered users and 2.5 million paid subscribers, Anghami has partnered with 47 telcos across MENA, facilitating customer acquisition and subscription payment, in addition to establishing relationships with major film studios, entertainment giants, and music labels, both regional and international. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Anghami operates in 16 countries across MENA, with offices in Beirut, Dubai, Cairo, and Riyadh.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a skilled and passionate Backend Engineer to join our Payments and Billing Systems team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the backend systems that process payments, manage subscriptions, and handle billing for our customers. You will work closely with highly talented teams to ensure seamless integration and efficient operation of our payment infrastructure while delivering the best payments experience to our millions of users.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain scalable and robust backend systems for payments and billing.
  • Implement and optimize payment processing solutions, including integration with payment gateways and third-party services.
  • Develop and maintain APIs for payment processing, subscription management, and billing.
  • Collaborate with front-end developers, product managers, and other stakeholders to deliver seamless user experiences.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot production issues related to payments and billing, ensuring minimal disruption to customers.
  • Perform code reviews, write unit and integration tests, and contribute to the overall quality of the codebase.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and industry trends related to payments and billing systems.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to write clear and high performant code in Go, Java, or PHP.
  • Experience with relational databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL).
  • Familiarity with payment gateways and processing systems (e.g., Checkout, Stripe).
  • Experience with cloud services (e.g., AWS, GCP, Azure) and containerization (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Deep understanding of system design and architecting feature requests.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    What We Offer:

    • Competitive salaries, potential RSUs (Restricted Stock Units) and health insurance.
    • Paid vacations and remote work options.
    • Opportunity to work in a collaborative and innovative environment.
    • Professional development and career growth opportunities.