Trella is a platform that connects shippers to carriers. Trella…

Senior Software Engineer (Backend)

Cairo, Egypt / Hybrid Work Model
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

About Us Ready to change the world? We’re reinventing freight and logistics at Trella. Backed by a number of leading VC companies (YC, Maersk Growth, Algebra Ventures and Raed Ventures) and we're looking for the best talent out there to help us build and scale our product offering. We aspire to create a step-change in the industry and we want you to be a part of the journey!

We are innovative problem-solvers on this adventure together. Working at Trella means that you’ll be surrounded by colleagues who are constantly pushing boundaries, thinking ahead, and meeting the high standards we set for ourselves. When we build, we do so in a product-led way: we value our customer experience and scalability, and we prioritize how we build our product accordingly.

Our Purpose At Trella our Vision is to Empower our Communities to move Economies Forward, and we're doing this by building a digital experience that provides our Shippers, Carriers and Teams with the right technology and platform that reduces the costs of moving goods —> Simply, we're trying to disrupt and reinvent trucking, and empower our economies. We have launched from Egypt to Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and UAE, and are looking to build and expand our footprint across the MENA-P region.

What You'll Do

  • Design components by translating product requirements, break down project / story into tasks and provide accurate estimates.
  • Actively extend or develop low level design, define modules, components using software design patterns.
  • Write high quality, performant, readable, extendible and reusable code while working on defined product & engineering initiatives independently.
  • Contribute relevant, clean, concise quality documentation to Trella’s knowledge base to support increased organizational information sharing.
  • Participate in on-call rotations and active involvement in resolving incidents, writing production incident reports.
  • Actively participate in team agile engineering practices and contribute to their continuous improvement.
  • Hire, mentor and coach junior team members.

What You'll Need

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, IT or related technical field with 6+ years of Industry experience.
  • 2+ years of experience contributing to design and architecture of new and existing services.
  • 4+ years of experience with systems software concepts, including distributed systems, networking, file systems and OS internals.
  • Extensive experience in least one programming language such as C, C++, Java, C#, GoLang.
  • Strong technical aptitude, problem solving, communication skills.
  • Large-scale distributed systems experience, preferably in the form of building those systems and not simply using off-the-shelf frameworks.
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes in a cloud environment is a plus.
  • Experience with Golang, C# and AWS is a plus.

What we offer

  • Getting invaluable experience by joining the Forbes Middle East's top 50 most funded start-ups in MENA.
  • Proud to be a company that promotes Diversity & Inclusion.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Ability to rest up with annual vacation days.
  • Biannual performance review.
  • Development opportunities in a rapidly growing multinational company.
  • Supporting our colleagues to build and grow themselves through Learning & Development initiatives.

Our Candidate-Focused Selection Procedure: Apply via the link provided. Upon reviewing our applications, we will selectively reach out to have an introductory chat to provide you with more info on Trella, the role and get to know you better. This will be done via phone, Google Meets, Zoom, or FaceTime!

We aim to provide our feedback within 2-4 weeks of our last discussions with you. However, sometimes this may be longer depending on the level of the role. Please feel free to reach out on status updates to your relevant Recruiter, or else, we will at least send an email update to manage your expectations of the role as soon as we can.

About Trella

Our vision is to empower carriers and intelligently move freight - creating unprecedented economic opportunities in the logistics space while allowing shippers to book reliable, affordable and high quality loads.

Trella aims to structure and regulate the freight industry with a goal of improving efficiency and reducing waste throughout the entire supply chain. This can only be achieved through building technology to create an interconnected network of carriers and shippers.

Through this technology, Trella will improve shipping routes, increase container utilization and efficiently batch shipments. This will effectively reduce costs throughout the entire supply chain, improving carrier and shipper economics and ensure both ends of the marketplace profitably grow their businesses - creating unprecedented economic opportunities in the logistics space - while reducing environmental waste.

Team Size:50
Location:Cairo, Egypt
Ali El Atrash
Ali El Atrash
Omar Hagrass
Omar Hagrass
Pierre Saad
Pierre Saad