Head of Software Engineering


Location:

Dubai

Date posted:

24th September 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

65500-0010948571

Staffing area:

Technology


Description
For one of our leading clients in Dubai, we are looking for a Head of Software Engineering to join the team.


Duties
*Manage a team of Software Developers and Engineers
*Manage, maintain, upgrade and monitor our platform in a highly available environment
*software engineering best practices (including code quality, test coverage, product quality)
*Evolve in continuous integration / delivery environments and actively participate in code review
*Define our Engineering roadmap, strategy and drive its execution based on company's objectives and plans
*Identify risks early and ensure they are addressed before they become actual problems
*Work closely with Product & the Business Development teams to define future evolutions and features
*Analysis of requirements and application architecture design based on requirements
*Sustain learning and knowledge sharing culture in the organization
*Attract and grow top engineering talents to scale up and improve the Engineering team


Essential Experience
*MS or higher degree in Computer Science or related technical field
*6+ years experience in FinTech / E-Commerce designing, building and supporting large scale systems in production.
*Strong knowledge of Linux and programming in one or several of the following languages (Python or C# or GoLang) and object oriented programming
*Experience in designing, integrating, developing web services and REST/JSON APIs
*Familiar with the following technologies and services: Amazon AWS, Git, Jenkins, PostgreSQL
*Experience in building and growing large engineering teams and scalable systems with best practices in top technology companies
*Experience setting up DevOps within a cloud based environment, including CI/CD setup
*Excellent at writing readable, maintainable and well-tested code


Dubai

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Gate Village 1, Level 1, Office Unit 104, P.O. Box 482100
Dubai
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+971 (0) 4 382 6700
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