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Senior Product Engineer



Software Engineering, Product
Matn, Lebanon
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023

The Company

Toters is an on-demand e-commerce and delivery platform and operates a service that enables customers to get anything in their city at the highest level of convenience.

At Toters, technology is at the heart of everything we do. We have product teams that are working hard every day to create products that make our customers' lives easier. Our engineers are also continuously creating solutions to make our processes more efficient, all in an effort to get to our customers fast and at the best cost. If you are interested in working in a high growth startup environment, and look to be part of a team that will potentially change the way customers shop in the Middle East, apply now.


As a senior Backend Engineer, you will be joining the product engineering team and will work alongside them to build high-impact products used by hundreds of thousands of users across multiple countries. You will have the opportunity to tackle complex problems and use the latest tools and technologies. This role requires a strong technical background in backend development, hands-on experience with various technologies, and excellent communication skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.


This position requires someone with a passion for backend development and experience guiding team members. As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will be a key technical leader responsible for designing, architecting, and implementing complex systems and features. You will act as a mentor, coach, and problem solver, collaborating closely with other team members to drive innovation and technical excellence. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Design and own the development of new features while maintaining scalable and high-performance backend systems.
  • Have advanced domain knowledge and be able to challenge business requirements in order to shape the best technical solution.
  • Drive and uphold high engineering standards, perform code reviews, and ensure delivered code is compliant with the set standards.
  • Participate in business requirements reviews and provide a technical assessment of complexity, risks, and impact on existing systems.
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to junior engineers in the team, evaluate their technical progress, and help set development plans.
  • Explore new technical solutions and tools with the target to enhance engineers' productivity and facilitate their work.
  • Participate in team meetings, stand-ups, and architecture/design discussions.
  • Identify areas of improvement in existing frameworks, tools, and processes, and strive to make them better.
  • Participate in the roadmap definition for the team. Strong team player with excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in software development with preferably 3+ years of experience in Laravel backend development.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong software design skills, with a track record of delivering on time highly scalable, secure, and performant products.
  • Hands-on coder with strong knowledge of software development principles such as OOP, design patterns, and SOLID principles.
  • Strong data modeling skills and ability to translate real word concepts into database designs.
  • Advanced experience with relational databases, designing schemas, and complex SQL queries.
  • Advanced experience in caching and queuing systems such as Redis.
  • Expert using versioning and code management tools such as Git and Bitbucket, and in-depth knowledge of branching strategies.
  • Experience with cloud services such as AWS and ability to design and build serverless and containerized architectures.
  • Knowledge and experience working in teams using agile methodologies.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Experience with mentoring Engineers.

Nice to have

  • Experience collaborating with product, legal, and operations teams to ensure compliance with KYC/B, Identity & Privacy regulations.
  • Fluent in English and Arabic. French is a plus.
  • Previous experience with food delivery applications.
  • Excellent technical documentation skills.
  • Strong partnership and cross-functional collaboration skills.


  • Competitive compensation.
  • Discounts on your Toters orders.
  • First-class medical insurance.
  • National Social Security Fund registration.
  • Toters is an Office-First company, but hybrid work is tolerated.