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Head of Engineering

Yassir Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 09 Apr 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Fully Remote
  • Apply from abroad


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


Note from Zero Tax Jobs: This is a remote job, but Yassir has an office in Dubai, so visa sponsorship may be possible.

About your role as Head of Engineering

  • Hire outstanding engineering talents and scale our tech team across Europe/Africa
  • Contribute to the company technical culture and be responsible for the success and personal growth of our engineers
  • Oversee mobile, front-end and back-end development teams and their projects. Ensure they can deliver their best work by spotting and alleviating blockers, setting IT processes, coaching teammates, and setting the bar for technical excellence
  • Review architecture of products and suggest improvements
  • Work with the product team to plan and oversee the execution of the product roadmap and contribute to designing strategies for future developments

About your experience

  • Work experience as a head of engineering, engineer director or in a similar senior-level position at an engineering department
  • Successful track record recruiting outstanding tech talents and managing multiple engineering teams
  • Extensive experience with cloud technologies, microservices architecture, continuous delivery, and modern human-computer interfaces
  • Hands-on experience in back-end and front-end development and in enterprise architecture
  • Good understanding of agile methodologies
  • Leadership abilities with a strategic mind
  • Excellent project management skills, ideally experience managing remote teams.
  • Experience in a rapidly growing company in the mobility, on-demand or fintech space is a plus
  • BSc/MSc in Engineering, Computer Science or relevant field

Why you should join Yassir

  • You will be part of one of the first Algerian startups to go through the Y Combinator program and one of the fastest-growing tech companies in North Africa. We are current in +40 cities (Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Senegal, France and Germany)
  • Attractive salary and you even get a stake in the company
  • Subsidized public transit pass
  • Have a lasting impact on our company's culture
  • Perfect timing with renowned investors to build something great
  • Extremely steep learning curve with own responsibility and intensive guidance
  • Make a real impact on the world by helping us bring affordable financial and on-demand services to millions of Africans

At Yassir, we believe in the power of diversity and the importance of an inclusive culture. So, if you're ready to bring your unique perspective and experiences to the table, then we're excited to listen. Don't just apply for a job, come and be a part of our journey. Let's create a better tomorrow together. We look forward to receiving your application! Best of luck, Your Yassir TA Team

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About Yassir

Yassir is the leading super App in the Maghreb region set to changing the way daily services are provided. It currently operates in 45 cities across Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia with recent expansions into France, Canada and Sub-Saharan Africa. It is backed (~$200M in funding) by VCs from Silicon Valley, Europe and other parts of the world. We offer on-demand services such as ride-hailing and last-mile delivery. Building on this infrastructure, we are now introducing financial services to help our users pay, save and borrow digitally. Helping usher the continent into a digital economy era. Weโ€™re not just about serving people - weโ€™re about creating a marketplace to bring people what they need while infusing social values.