Engineering Manager

Work Type: Full Time
Udrive is the First Car Sharing company in the Middle East. Our service innovation provides short-term car rentals, with our entire fleet of cars accessible through our Smartphone App. Licensed by Dubai RTA, we enable a solution that addresses increasing car demands, higher energy costs and limited parking slots, while reducing the negative impacts of private vehicle ownership.

Role Summary / Responsibilities

As an Engineering Manager, you will work on our next generation car sharing platform to create a smooth and easy ordering experience for our customers.

If you are a creative problem solver who is hungry for a new adventure, an exciting workplace is waiting for you in the heart of Dubai!

Core Responsibilities:
    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
    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 Udrive 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

The following experience is relevant to us:
    5+ years of experience in software engineering, preferably within Extreme Programming environment (TDD, Pair Programming and Continuous Refactoring)
    Good understanding of lean/agile values & principles and associated practices
    2+ years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience
    Experience building & leading cross-functional, empowered and self-organized teams of multidisciplinary engineers
    Ability to transfer knowledge via mentoring and coaching
    Strong stakeholder skills and dependency management via proactive communication
    Experience in Distributed Systems Architecture (Microservices, Event-Driven, and RESTful Services)
    Experience building, maintaining and improving with Trunk Based Development and continuous deployment
    Solid experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and scaling of web apps and APIs
    Strong 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
    Experience with cloud platforms, preferably AWS
    Strong understanding of quality, performance, monitoring, alerting and security standards
    We are moving to a AWS/C#/Go stack, experience with this stack is a plus but not a requirement.


    Working within Udrive means access to world’s leading perks and benefits, including:

    Dynamic & innovative environment
    Building the fastest growing, largest and most valuable network of car sharing services in the region
    Working with diverse, cross-cultural teams
    Visa and self-Medical insurance provided by the Company
    Paid annual leave of 30 days per year
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