Senior DevOPS - Full Stack Developer (Tax free & based in GCC)

Company Overview:

The ambition is to create a global leader in space – driving innovation globally for a better world, while transforming and inspiring Saudi society.
Much attention has turned to the space sector in recent years across the world. Advancements across the value chain, have made investment in this sector an attractive and strategic opportunity
for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Public Investment Fund plans to make sizable industry changing investments in the Company to enable it to achieve its mission.
The company will be one of the top global players in this space by pursuing commercially viable segments. It aims to support the Kingdom’s aspirations to be a global leader in space. The company intends to deliver on its ambitions through growing its assets via strategic acquisitions and partnerships, localizing cutting-edge technology & knowledge, and delivering customer centric services to achieve attractive commercial returns. It will start by focusing on opportunities downstream, leveraging existing local infrastructure and then building organically and inorganically.

Position Overview:

In this role, you will be involved in the design, development, delivery, and evolution of critical and complex software components, whether they are embedded or on cloud platforms (with requirements for high availability, redundancy, load resistance, rapid deployments, etc.). The desire to learn, progress, and invest in a shared project is crucial to our development objectives. You should have a minimum of 5 years of professional development experience, focused on the technologies we utilize.
We provide excellent training opportunities and exposure to the latest technology stack. Depending on requirements, we offer an opportunity to attend industry relevant conferences.

Key Responsibilities:

• Actively participating in technical design.
• Developing projects.
• Creating automated unit, functional, and integration tests.
• Carrying out production deployments.
• Maintaining existing services.
• Providing Level 2/3 support (engineering level).


• A graduate of Computer Science or equivalent, you have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of software development.
• Back-end: php 7 & 8 / Symfony / phpunit / Behat
• Front-end: HTML 5 / CSS3 / JS / Typescript / React / Jest / Playwright
• Databases: MySQL / SQLite / Redis / Mongodb
• Asynchronous: RabbitMQ (or equivalent)
• Tools: Linux (Ubuntu) / Docker / Git
• Integration: Gitlab CI or equivalent test pipeline
• Mastery of best practices (PSR, etc.)
• Experience with NodeJS on the server side is an extra.
• If you also have a DevOps inclination, even with limited knowledge, that can be a significant advantage:
– Python
– Ansible
– Amazon Web Services (Lambda, S3, SNS, SQS…)

*NB: All applicants CVS will be reviewed and should your skillset match our client’s requirements, we will contact you via email / mobile. We are also happy to consider you for other open opportunities within Firstaff. If however, you object to us holding your data on file, please acknowledge via email by return.*


Paul Dooley

Managing Director

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