Engineering Manager

Website Talabat

Job Description:

We love finding new ways to shorten the feedback loops, create together and make an impact. To do so, our engineering culture and practices are based on eXtreme Programming (XP), Domain-Driven Design, Lean and Continuous Delivery

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and grow engineering talent through effective mentoring, coaching, and retention strategies in a hyper-growing, highly competitive economic environment
  • Guide your team in creation of software as a solution to an end-to-end problem in your 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 our internal engineering standards.
  • Guide your team’s discovery, planning and execution to successfully deliver value to our customers in small batches
  • Alongside your team counterparts (product, design, data), understand your customer/business needs/desires/problems to drive desired outcomes and create a strategy to drive desired outcomes
  • Lead, inspire and empower a talented group of engineers to self-organize and discover, innovate, implement, deploy and own end-to-end complex software solutions

Job Requirements:

  • Humble, curious, and open-minded with a growth mindset, thriving on continuous feedback
  • Good understanding of lean/agile values & principles and associated practices
  • 6+ years of experience in software engineering, preferably within Extreme Programming environment (TDD, Pair Programming, Simple Design, and Continuous Refactoring)
  • 2+ years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience
  • Experience in Distributed Systems Architecture (Microservices, Event-Driven, and RESTful Services)
  • Experience building, maintaining & improving with Trunk Based Development and Continuous Delivery
  • Solid experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and scaling of web apps and APIs
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle
  • Strong familiarity with the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends/emerging tech
  • Proficient in testing with focus on automated end to end quality
  • Great product sense for selecting the opportunities which deliver impact to our engineers
  • Empathetic and able to easily build relationships (Stakeholder & Dependency Management)
  • Able to balance between continuous product discovery and delivery
  • Experience building & leading cross-functional, empowered and self-organized teams of multidisciplinary engineers
  • Ability to transfer knowledge via mentoring and coaching
  • Strong Stakeholder and Dependency management via proactive communication
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of creating compelling written narratives to get the key stakeholders engaged

Job Details:

Company: Talabat

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, UAE

Application Deadline: N/A

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