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In office: Cairo, Cairo Governorate

  • 🇪🇬 Egypt

Principal Software Engineer (Go /Python /C)

Imagine working with a world-class technology team, shaping the future of digital experiences for the consumer finance industry in Egypt...

b_labs is the innovation arm of B.TECH, a cornerstone of the Egyptian retail industry. We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer to be part of our Fintech squad who will play a pivotal role in building Egypt's leading consumer finance products.

As a Principal Software Engineer, you will be at the forefront of architecting and designing large-scale cloud-native financial systems. Working alongside peers in design and product, you will bring to life a world-class consumer finance product, driving innovation and creating game-changing experiences for our customers.

If you are passionate about designing breakthrough digital products and thrive in a diverse and inclusive team, b_labs is the perfect opportunity for you. Join us at the forefront of Fintech innovation in Egypt and help shape the future of our industry, one breakthrough at a time.


  • Architect and design large-scale, cloud-native financial systems using Golang /Python to deliver world-class solutions that meet business and customer needs

  • Use your deep technical expertise to coach and mentor other engineers on best practices, design patterns, and emerging technologies

  • Work collaboratively with Product and Design teams to define and deliver compelling technical solutions that meet the needs of our customers

  • Establish engineering standards and guidelines that pave the way for high-quality, scalable software development across the organization

  • Champion agile methodologies and continuous delivery practices to ensure fast and efficient delivery of software products

  • Drive the implementation of tools and processes to enable operational efficiency, monitoring, and security

  • Maintain a deep understanding of industry trends and emerging technologies, and apply insights to improve the product and team capabilities

  • Lead by example and actively promote a safe, collaborative, diverse, and agile company culture, inspiring others to embrace our values

  • 8+ years of commercial experience building large-scale transactional applications; expertise in Golang, Python or C

  • Deep understanding of distributed systems architecture, including microservices, event-driven architecture, and experience building scalable, fault-tolerant systems for high-volume transactional environments

  • Strong proficiency in modern software engineering best practices, including architectural design, code reviews, and test-driven development

  • Experience coaching and mentoring a team of software engineers and collaborating cross-functionally with product and design teams

  • Solid understanding cloud technologies (AWS, Azure and /or GCP) and deployment tools (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker)

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders

  • Passion for staying up-to-date with emerging technologies and industry trends, and a commitment to continuous learning and improvement

Office environment: When you come to our b_labs office, you'll find creative workspaces, a well-equipped kitchen, and an open design to foster collaboration between teams.

Education budget: We believe the learning journey never ends, therefore you will be entitled to an annual education budget to take part in trainings, courses or onsite conferences of your choice.

Flexibility: You know best whether you want to work from home or in the office. However, if you want to join your teammates onsite, we will subsidize the costs for lunch to foster the b_labs office community

Mobility package: When you are joining the b_labs office, we will subsidize your mobility expenses for public transport.

Equipment: From "Day 1" you will receive all the equipment you need be successful at work. Therefore, you can choose your laptop and get all the tools you need to stay on top of your game.