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Director of Engineering Job in United Arab Emirates
HungerStation , United Arab Emirates

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 23, 2021
Last Date
May 23, 2021

Job Description

Key Activities

  • Deeply understand the business processes and participate in defining the roadmap
  • Champion best engineering practices, be a pragmatic voice showing where to invest engineering effort where it can best move the needle.
  • Guide the evolution of our systems architecture.
  • Foster an excellent engineering organizational setup and process.
  • Ensure scalability, stability, security and performance of the systems and services you own.
  • Drive both quarterly and long-term objectives and key results with full responsibility for executing the OKRs.
  • Collaborate closely with product management and other departments to build new products and features that match business requirements with pragmatic technical solutions.
  • Drive both quarterly and long-term objectives and key results with full responsibility for executing the OKRs.
  • Ensure stakeholder readiness by providing training, workshops, customer and supplier communications and any support needed for all changes within their respective field
  • Ensure that the Divisions involved in the change initiative are prepared for all changes required to ensure sustained morale levels and minimal impact on the culture
  • Review all change issues and provide recommendations on proper initiatives in order to ensure creating a vibrant work environment
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with the key Stakeholders internally and externally
  • Act as the representative with local and international concerned stakeholders
  • Lead and guide project management teams in planning and organizing divisional and organizational projects for their respective Division
  • Direct and control projects to ensure that project cycles are completed and parameters (cost budget, timelines, scope, and quality) are met, monitored, and in line with the required quality and standards
  • Ensure the documentation and implementation of policies, procedures, and processes to ensure efficiency and effectiveness
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant policies, procedures, and processes in order to achieve operational excellence
  • Monitor daily practices to guarantee compliance with mandatory policies and procedures
  • Ensure the Divisional compliance with the Code of Conduct to ensure operating within the acceptable risk and ethical levels
  • Participate in the Division’s budgeting cycle and provide input to the budgeting process
  • Ensure effective utilization of their respective Department’s budget, and report accurately on progress and challenges
  • Participate in the identification and recruitment of key talents for their respective Department
  • Manage, guide and assist direct reports to perform their functional operations in accordance with set policies and procedures
  • Set performance objectives, provide necessary support, evaluate/appraise the team and provide regular feedback on performance
  • Uphold a high-performance working environment and promote the Organization’s Values


Knowledge and Experience

  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with managing a team of 30+ with managers or multiple teams simultaneously.
  • Experience building large scale distributed systems.
  • Hands-on approach towards leading by example
  • You embrace modern engineering practices and have a strong track record of effective communication across engineering, product and business teams.
  • You are passionate about building and leading excellent tech teams.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of several of the following technologies would be beneficial: GCP, AWS, Ruby, Java, Typescript, async and event-based processing, server-side APIs, kubernetes, terraform, helm. Monitoring, logging, debugging of high-volume services (metric collection, log analysis, etc.)

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineer, Information Systems, Cyber Security or Systems Engineer.
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field is preferred

Job Specification


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