Engineering Manager, Talabat UAE

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 8 months ago
  • 15000-30000 AED / Month

Talabat is currently looking for suitably qualified and experienced Engineering Manager to work at Talabat HQ in Dubai. The aspiring candidate must have experience in building and leading cross functional, empowered and self organized team of multidisciplinary engineers. Talabat has just  announced this vacancy on its career page and is welcoming applications from interested candidates.

Job Purpose of Engineering Manager

Lead and mentor a team of engineers in the delivery of innovative and high quality end to end software/engineering solutions.

Job Duties of Engineering Manager

  • Understand customer/business needs & problems and create a strategy to drive desired outcomes.
  • Lead a talented group of engineers to innovate, implement & deploy end to end complex software solutions.
  • Develop & grow engineering talent through effective mentoring, coaching and retention strategies in a hyper growing, highly competitive economic environment.
  • Guide the team in creation of software as a solution to end to end problem in business domain and deliver value in small batches, taking into account non functional requirements such as availability, scalability, latency and efficiency of talabat’s services in line with internal engineering standards.
  • Guide the team’s discovery, planning and execution to successfully deliver value to customers in small batches.

Qualification & Experience

  • Engineering degree i.e. software.
  • 6 plus years of experience in software engineering, preferably within extreme programming environment (TDD, Pair programming, simple design & continuous refactoring).
  • 2 plus years of hands on technical leadership and people management experience.
  • Experience in distributed systems architecture (microservices, event driven & Restful services).
  • Experience building, maintaining and improving with trunk based development and continuous delivery.
  • Experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and scaling of web apps and APIs.
  • Strong familiarity with the general mobile landscape, architectures & trends/emerging tech.
  • Experience with cloud platforms, preferably AWS.

Skills & knowledge Desired

  • Great product sense for selecting opportunities which delivers impact to engineers.
  • Empathetic and able to easily build relationships
  • Able to balance between continuous product discovery and delivery.
  • Ability to transfer knowledge via mentoring and coaching.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capable of creating compelling written narratives to get key stakeholders engaged.
  • Humble, curious and open minded with a growth mindset, thriving on continuous feedback.
  • Good understanding of lean/agile values & principles and associated practices.
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.
  • Proficient in testing with focus on automated end to end quality.

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