Director Of Engineering

Job Title: Director Of Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai
Contact Name: David Bolton
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 25, 2021 15:09

Job Description


My Client is a highly scalable technology platform with allows entrepreneurs to sell product from all over the world! They free their sellers from the burden of investing large capital up front by taking are of logistics and suppliers. This then allows them to expand their online capabilities to achieve fast scale growth. This platform is backed by some of the largest companies and will need a leader with Scaling experience.


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead cross-functional teams (product, design, tech)to architect, develop and deploy secure and scalable systems involving multiple technologies and integration with existing systems
  • Develop strong understanding of user and product needs in order to drive their digital strategy
  • Initiate, coordinate, and enforce engineering disciplines and policies, procedures and standards.
  • be at the forefront of technology and industry landscape for potential partners and solutions Providers

Key Requirements

  • University degree in Software or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Technology or equivalent
  • 8+ years of experience in large systems software design and web development: with at least 5 years of Java/Scala experience or a polyglot engineer (Java, Scala, Python etc)
  • Deep understanding of mobile, web and cloud technology stacks (TCP/IP, HTTP, HTML, JavaScript, JSON, XML, Restful API)
  • Experienced with different databases: relational (PostgreSQL, MySQL, ...) and
  • NoSQL(MongoDB, CouchDB, Cassandra)
  • Familiar with some Python libraries: Pandas, Numpy, SQLAlchemy, Django, Fabric, CeleryGood at designing RDBMS database tables, indexes as well as optimizing queries
  • Good at using AWS services (i.e., EC2 instances, S3, ElasticCache, PostgresQL, Redshift)
  • Extensive experience with solution architecture and engineering of complex and highly scalable applications


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