Job Description

Backend developer

Job title:

Backend developer


Entry to Senior level (0-5 years)




No preference


No preference

Start Date:


Job Summary

You will join a team of highly qualified team engineers to continue the innovation and development of our product which uses Machine Learning  & Big Data technologies to analyze content from several data sources.

As a developer, you will be working on the backend of our product Lucidya which is built using industry’s latest technologies such as Redis, Postgres and Cassandra and developing APIs using Python and Ruby on Rails. The job also includes DevOps tasks from server setup to maintenance and recovery.

You will work directly under the CTO in an agile yet demanding environment. We expect you to be a fast learner to adapt those technologies mentioned above fast.

Lucidya offers a result-driven, fun, and dynamic environment full of challenges.

Even though this job doesn’t require experience, we look for very talented candidates with strong programming skills.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Rapidly develop next-generation scalable, flexible, and high-performance systems.
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software (backend and databases in particular)
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.
  • DevOps tasks
  • Contribute to the growth of Lucidya through interviewing, on-boarding, or other recruitment efforts

Required Experience and Knowledge

  • BA/BS or or Masters degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or equivalent practical experience
  • Strong knowledge in SQL and noSQL databases such as (Redis , Postgress or Cassandra)
  • Fluency in backend programming language (e.g., Python, Ruby, NodeJS or Java)
  • Knowledge in Web servers and Web application servers (e.g., Apache, Jetty, Tomcat, IIS)
  • Knowledge in code repository like Git
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to shifting priorities, demands, and tight timelines
  • Database design skills
  • Perfect quality code
  • Excellent organizational skills and proven analytical, planning, problem solving skills

Seems like the right job for you?

Join our team and be part of the success story

Apply now
About Lucidya


Lucidya is one of the fastest growing SaaS startups in the world & the leading social media analytics tool geared towards Arabic language. By leveraging AI, Machine Learning & big data technologies, we are on a mission of helping businesses in MENA region to understand and better serve their customers using our Media & Customer Intelligence products.

With an HQ in Riyadh and offices in different countries in the world, we are funded by the most reputable investors in the region and scaling rapidly to meet the increasing demand of our products.

Come and join the startup that has been named by World Economic Forum as one the most promising startups in MENA region ... be part of the history we are making.