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Published on September 7th, 2016 | by SayginYalcin


Frontend/ Hybrid App Developer

  • Full Time
  • Dubai


The Middle East's first and largest car buyer

We’re looking for a self­-motivated candidate who gets things done. You have a true interest in technology and pride yourself on your development achievements.

You are an experienced Hybrid App Developer with a passion for coding. You have several years of experience managing and delivering multiple complex technology projects.

We are on agile and leverage JIRA Agile for project management. Most of our frontend / hybrid code is written in Angular, jQuery, Ionic Framework and Swift.

As a Frontend / Hybrid App Developer you will be part of an agile team and you will be playing a key role in contributing to both our main platform and to projects on our development roadmap.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • ●  Participates in weekly and quarterly sprint planning & provides estimates on all tasks.
  • ●  Translate requirements into conceptual and detailed designs
  • ●  Provide estimates for development effort, track progress using JIRA
  • ●  Collaborate on rapid iterations of the design, development, and deployment cycle
  • ●  Contribute to application improvement & optimization
  • ●  Work with all team members in troubleshooting issues and bug fixes
  • ●  Collaborates effectively with the team members
  • ●  Responsible for various aspects of ongoing support and maintenance engagements.
  • ●  Ensure all activities are in line with company strategy and objectives.
  • ●  Solve difficult problems

Must Have Skills / Qualifications:

  • ●  A minimum of 3 years experience
  • ●  Passion. Energy. Skill.
  • ●  Expert in AngularJS and jQuery
  • ●  Exposed to Backbone.js, Ember.js, Underscore.js and similar kind of JS technologies
  • ●  Full understanding of the MVC concept and able to produce clean and organised code (with documentation)
  • ●  Excellent abilities in CSS (CSS3), JavaScript & jQuery, AJAX
  • ●  Understanding Ionic / PhoneGap or similar Cordova­based frameworks
  • ●  Understanding Objective­C, Swift and other native mobile environments
  • ●  Understanding of version control systems such as GIT
  • ●  Experience with Agile development and JIRA
  • ●  Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • ●  Fine attention to detail

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About the Author

Saygin is the Founder & CEO of the Middle East's (ME) first & largest car buying service, and Founder of the first & largest online private shopping club in the ME,, which has been acquired by, making him Partner at the and Jabbar Internet Group, becoming the largest ecommerce company in the Arab world, with 3000+ employees. In its largest acquisition outside the US to date, has acquired Group. He has been selected as a UBS Industry Leader, a network of Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals. He was also Advisory Board Member & Academic Lecturer of Entrepreneurship at the Canadian University of Dubai. He was referred to as "the region's online business guru" by the National newspaper in the UAE, while Arabian Business named him as "one of the region's finest young entrepreneurs and a major part of the entrepreneurial scene in recent years". Fortune magazine (mag) named him in the 40 under 40 list, as one of the most influential young people in business, Entrepreneur mag ME awarded, with Saygin at its helm, as the "Fastest Growing Company in the ME", while the National newspaper sees it among a handful of tech companies to "have the potential to break the $1bn barrier". In a cover story, Entrepreneur mag ME titled him as "undoubtedly one of the youngest & most successful internet entrepreneurs in the ME”, awarded as "Technology Innovator of the Year”, while Khaleej Times awarded him as the Technology Leader. Gulf Business selected him as 1 of the Top 10 Entrepreneurs in ME. In a cover story, Arabian Business counts him as 1 of the most successful entrepreneurs to call Dubai home. During the World Government Summit, HH Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed, Minister of Interior of the UAE, presented Saygin as an inspiring story for the country, in the presence of world leaders, incl. HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

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