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Senior Software Engineering Manager

Careem Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 15 Jun 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid
  • Apply from abroad
  • Relocation Support
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


About the job

Careem is building the Everything App for the greater Middle East, making it easier than ever to move around, order food and groceries, manage payments, and more. Careem is led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Since 2012, Careem has created earnings for over 2.5 million Captains, simplified the lives of over 50 million customers, and built a platform for the region’s best talent to thrive and for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses. Careem operates in over 70 cities across 10 countries, from Morocco to Pakistan.

About The Role

The Super app team lies in the heart of our Core Engineering Platform organization. We ensure that our different business verticals get integrated seamlessly and with the highest quality. This is a highly technical team, tackling complex problems and coaching the organization to upskill and adopt best practices to ensure stability and a brilliant experience for our customers.

You will lead a group of skilled engineers. Your leadership will not only drive technological innovation but also foster a culture of agility, collaboration, and continuous improvement.

What you'll do

  • Lead platformization to streamline service delivery, consistency and achieve significant business impact.
  • Coach the organization and establish well-crafted governance structures to achieve quality and ensure stability of the SuperApp.
  • Lead and mentor a team of top-tier engineers, nurturing an environment of technical excellence and innovation.
  • Drive the agile development process, ensuring efficient and effective project delivery aligned with business goals.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and execute a cohesive product strategy, enhancing customer experience and business outcomes.
  • Align engineering initiatives with strategic business objectives, measuring success through tangible outcomes.
  • Actively scale the engineering team by strategically hiring strong cross-functional talent

What you'll need

  • Good understanding of modern tech stack. With emphasis in Mobile (Native Android, IOS) and technical knowledge of backend services and data platforms.
  • Strong technical knowledge and System Design skills.
  • A strong educational background in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • At least 2 years of experience in leading engineering teams within dynamic, fast-paced environments.
  • Demonstrated success in delivering projects that drive business impact, with a solid understanding of agility.
  • Exceptional leadership qualities, with the ability to manage, inspire, and develop highly skilled senior engineers.
  • Strategic thinking with a focus on operational excellence and the delivery of high-quality, impactful solutions.

What You'll Get

Impact: Make a tangible difference in the lives of millions, contributing to a legacy of innovation and excellence.

Influence: Be a part of shaping the future of technology in the region.

Growth: Join a culture focused on learning and development, with opportunities to advance your skills and career. If you’re ready to lead at the intersection of technology and dining, and are passionate about making a lasting impact, we’d love to hear from you. Join us in elevating the tech landscape in the Middle East.

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About Careem

Careem is the leading technology platform in the Middle East, simplifying and improving lives since 2012. With operations in over 70 cities across 10 countries, Careem empowers millions of customers and Captains. Our mission is to create a seamless experience for mobility, food, payments, and more, while fostering talent and entrepreneurship in the region.

Benefits at Careem

    • Flexible work schedule with remote work options.
    • Unlimited vacation days and healthcare benefits.
    • Fitness reimbursements for health activities.