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Tech Lead in Saudi Arabia - On Demand Storage (f/m/d)

Stryber AG

Stryber AG

Saudi Arabia
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023

We are Stryber, the leading independent corporate venture and venture studio builder in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific

We build ventures and venture studios for renowned corporations and investment funds, helping them deliver substantial growth and drive shareholder value. Our most recent venture is in the logistics industry offering a platform that provides digital-first flexible storage services for businesses in Saudi Arabia.

We are seeking a Tech Lead to join our on-demand storage venture and lead our tech team. As a As Lead Software Engineer & Architect you will:

  • Take the lead in project-specific architecture sprints and thereby self-responsibly lay the architectural foundation of all future projects we build for our clients in various industries (e.g. FinTech, HealthTech, PropTech, E-Commerce and others). You will frequently work with third-party services in these industries, and you will get to work on a variety of projects with individual challenges and varying degrees of technical complexity
  • Work closely with our CTO, Frontend & Backend Engineers, DevOps Engineers and Product Managers to design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code across all of our projects
  • Your primary focus will be the development of server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the databases, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the frontend. You will also be responsible for integrating the frontend elements built by your teammates into the application. Therefore, at least a basic understanding of frontend technologies is necessary as well.
  • Actively help to improve code quality, application speed and scalability architecture and automatization across all projects
  • Design packages and components to be reused across projects
  • Help us further improve our Software Engineering practices and tooling, and automate reasonably many things to make us more efficient
  • Refine technical standards and propagate them into the software engineering teams
  • Coach our Software Engineering teams.
  • Please note that while this role involves a good portion of hands-on software development initially, the possibility of transitioning into a more leadership-oriented role exists.


  • Collaborative, self-motivated, curious, and humble attitudes
  • Fluency in English
  • Full-time availability in Saudi Arabia
  • 7+ years experience with building sophisticated software solutions across different tech stacks
  • Experience with i) modern JavaScript/TypeScript, ii) Java (or C/C++/C#), and iii) either PHP, Python or Ruby
  • Strong experience in the use and design of REST APIs. Additional experience with GraphQL is a plus
  • Experience with the use of command lines of Unix-based OSes
  • Experience in debugging distributed applications in remote environments
  • Experience in agile development methodologies, e.g. SCRUM and TDD
  • Experience with web frameworks e.g. Laravel or RubyOnRails
  • Experience with asynchronous processing and message brokers (e.g. RabbitMQ, Kafka, Reds)
  • Familiarity with concepts of OOP, MVC, Mocking, ORM, CI, DI, microservices, SOLID, CQRS and RESTful
  • Strong test-driven mindset to ensure high software quality. Able to implement different types of automation tests
  • Experience with git version control and proficient understanding of tools like GitHub, JIRA or Postman
  • Experience with Docker and Docker-based development
  • Awareness of security concerns from a software development perspective
  • Familiarity with SQL. Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Understanding business value of tasks and development of a quality solution
  • Reliable, organized, communicative, customer-oriented
  • Passion for startups
  • Doer/achiever mentality
  • Intrinsic high-quality standard and motivation to constantly learn and improve

It would be awesome, if you:

  • Have Arabic language skills
  • Had hands-on experience with the development of mobile apps (native or hybrid
  • frameworks such as React-Native)
  • Had hands-on experience with the development of web frontends (e.g. ReactJS,
  • HTML5/CSS3)
  • Had experience with AWS or other big cloud platforms
  • Had experience with ElasticSearch or similar search platforms
  • Have design sprint experience

You are a superstar, if you:

  • Have experience with Golang
  • Have had first contact with embedded systems engineering
  • Have an affinity for DevOps and/or IT Security


  • The unparalleled opportunity to co-found and lead a cutting-edge product that has already been validated, is backed by investors and is now in the process of scaling up
  • A chance to work on a game-changing venture that offers ample room for both professional and personal growth
  • A comprehensive and streamlined onboarding process to ensure a smooth transition into your new role
  • The support of Stryber, a premier venture building unit, for the first few months of your entrepreneurial journey
  • A competitive compensation package, including equity options