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Manager Engineering - Growth

Talabat Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 14 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Office Only
  • Apply from abroad
  • Relocation Support
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


  • Company Description: As the region’s leading local tech organization, we’re proud to say that we have been delivering for millions of people right across MENA for the past 18 years. We were founded in Kuwait in 2004, and acquired by Delivery Hero (DHER) in 2015. This gives us a unique outlook - local knowledge with global expertise. It also allows us to innovate, create, and bring new technologies for the betterment of the MENA region, such as q-commerce, sustainable packaging, cloud kitchens, autonomous delivery vehicles, robots, and drones. We deliver across 9 countries with more than 4,500+ employees! Our food delivery business works with over 27,000 brands and almost 50,000 branches. Our q-commerce concept, talabat mart (121 Stores), now delivers groceries to customers in Bahrain, Iraq, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the UAE in 30 minutes or less! talabat is part of the Delivery Hero Group, the world’s leading local delivery platform operating in 70+ countries worldwide
  • Qualifications:
    • Great product sense for selecting the opportunities which deliver impact to our customers
    • Able to balance between continuous product discovery and delivery
    • Experience building & leading cross-functional, empowered and self-organized teams of multidisciplinary engineers
    • Ability to guide & elevate talent 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
    • 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
    • Experience with cloud platforms, preferably AWS
    • Strong understanding of quality, performance, monitoring, alerting and security standards
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About Talabat

Talabat is the leading online food ordering company in the Middle East, founded in Kuwait in 2004. As a subsidiary of Delivery Hero, we operate in multiple countries and strive to provide a seamless food delivery experience. Join our team of over 16,000 employees and be a part of our mission to revolutionize the food delivery industry.

Benefits at Talabat

    • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
    • Dynamic and collaborative work environment with a diverse and inclusive culture.
    • Competitive salary, benefits package, and health and wellness programs.