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Java Backend Engineer

RemoteCairo, Al Qāhirah, EgyptEngineering

Job description

Hello from OTO, your passport to seamless shipping in the dynamic MENA landscape! As a multi-language, All-in-one Shipping Management Software, we're the navigational tool empowering e-commerce Stores and Omnichannel brands to dispatch their orders effortlessly through a vast network of 200+ shipping companies, both locally and globally.

In the quest to build MENA's next global startup, we've set our sights on solving a worldwide challenge – shipping! The secret to our success lies in our mantra: OTOmation, where Innovation and Automation converge to democratize shipping solutions for everyone.

Are you a tech enthusiast with an appetite for challenges? OTO is the place for you! We're in pursuit of high-energy, self-motivated individuals who are committed to their craft. At OTO, we've embraced a no-door policy, fostering a culture of openness, honesty, and an appreciation for diverse perspectives. Oh, and did we mention our team's shared love for Pizza?

Fear not, you'll soon discover the delicious details! If you're seeking a tech haven where learning is rapid and you can play a pivotal role in shaping the future of global e-commerce and shipping, look no further – your journey begins with us!

We are now calling on all Java Backend Engineer Heroes! OTO is currently on the hunt for a seasoned Java Backend Engineer to join our team! Bring your A-game, expertise, and enthusiasm & join us in driving OTO's growth into the MENA Market! Join us and let's conquer new horizons together!

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Develop OTO’s software solutions by studying information needs, system flows, data usage, work processes and investigating problematic areas in the software development lifecycle;
  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions;
  • Document and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments, and clear codes;
  • Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming;
  • Improve operations by conducting systems analysis and recommending changes in policies and procedures;
  • Update job knowledge by studying development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment, and by participating in educational opportunities, and reading professional publications;
  • Protect overall operations by keeping OTO’s information confidential;
  • Accomplish engineering and structuring mission by completing related results as required;
  • Support and develop junior engineers by providing advice, coaching, and educational opportunities;
  • Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle;
  • Analyze the intended usage of the OTO’s software and propose relevant solutions;
  • Perform basic testing measures to ensure that OTO’s software design maintains a healthy infrastructure on an ongoing basis;
  • Develop tools and applications by producing clean and efficient codes;
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scriptings;
  • Review and debug codes on an ongoing basis, and perform validation and verification testings;
  • Collaborate with OTO’s internal departments and vendors to fix and improve OTO’s products;
  • Document development phases and monitor OTO’s system;
  • Ensure OTO’s software is up-to-date with the latest technologies and solutions;
  • Communicate with team members and clients internally and externally to ensure maximum understanding of OTO’s solutions.

Job requirements


For this role, it is essential that have:

  • At least 4 years proven experience as a Java Engineer
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
  • Hands-on experience with programming languages like Java
  • Hands-on experience with APIs. Rest, SOAAP, etc
  • Working knowledge of CMS framework
  • Working knowledge of data streams and microservices
  • Familiarity with front-end languages (e.g. HTML, JavaScript and CSS)
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills
  • Teamwork skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field
It will be considered a big plus if you:
  • International experience
  • Previous work in fast-growing SaaS start-ups


At OTO, we've adopted a Remote Working culture that breaks free from the traditional office constraints. Work from home, your favorite coffee shop, a sunny beach, or even an art museum – the choice is yours. We're all about results, and you'll be surrounded by a team of aggressive achievers. Embrace the freedom to work from anywhere without the unnecessary fluff. Welcome to a workplace where flexibility meets real impact.


  • No Clocking in and out: Forget about the clocking in/out routine. At OTO, we trust you to manage your time effectively & efficiently – no micromanaging here. Our work hours span from 9 am to 6 pm, yet without the added constraints of conventional time tracking.
  • ESOPs: With your Employee Stock Options, you're not just part of the team; you're a co-owner steering us toward success. Your hustle today builds equity for us all.
  • Health Insurance: Our medical coverage is your safety net. No need to stress about unexpected bumps – we've got your back with our Health Insurance coverage/fund depending on your location.
  • Mental Health Break: In the grind, take a breather. Our mental health break is your time to recalibrate. Come back sharper, because we all need a mental tune-up.
  • Education Fund: This fund is your ticket to staying ahead. Feed that brain and let's level up together.
  • Laptop Fund: The one-time laptop fund ensures you're armed for efficiency, innovation, and collaboration.
  • Home Office Fund: This one-time home office fund is your ticket to creating a workspace that works for you.
  • Happiness Grant: Recognizing that a content team is a productive team, the happiness grant is a professional nod to fostering personal joy. Consider it a token to pursue activities that contribute to your well-being because a fulfilled you is an asset to us all.
  • Unlimited Days Off: Our unlimited days off policy is not just a perk; it's a reflection of our commitment to fostering a supportive and results-driven work environment. W value outcomes over hours, trusting our team to prioritize their responsibilities and take as much time as they need to return to work recharged and ready to contribute their best
  • Umrah & Hajj: Beyond the grindstone, we've got your spiritual back. Umrah & Hajj support is our way of saying, "Your inner peace is a priority."
  • 100% Technical Software: To keep you sharp in the tech game, we cover 100% of technical software expenses.
  • Growth Playground: Growth isn't just a catchphrase; it's the air we breathe at OTO. We believe in constant learning for both personal and company-wide evolution. You will always be positively challenged & pushed to grow to your utmost potential.
  • Supportive Team: We are growing fast and no two days look the same at OTO, but one thing never changes; your colleagues always have your back and you can always bounce ideas off of them.