Overview

We are looking for an Engineering Team Lead for our Dubai office.

Are you a people person and genuinely enjoy helping others grow? Are you a thought leader? Can you solve any task thrown at you, irrespective of complexity or scale? Do you mentor and lead those in your team and push the boundaries of perfection? Do you know which corners can and can’t be cut? Can you balance technical ambitions with business objectives? We’re a team of 4,000 ambitious, curious people building trading platforms that are used by hundreds of millions of people every month to buy and sell almost anything.

What you will be doing:

  • Impact on the direction and scope of dubizzle’s technical vision within your stream;
  • Shaping strong cross-functional packs in line with business needs;
  • Collaborating closely with Product, Infrastructure, Design, UX, CLM and Strategy to deliver highest quality products;
  • Monitor the performance of team members. Identify and encourage areas for growth and personal development;
  • Demonstrate technical leadership and mentorship by setting challenging but realistic goals and guiding the team efforts towards successful project delivery;
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope;

Who we’re looking for:

  • 8+ years of mobile application, front-end and/or back-end software engineering experience;
  • Technical leadership and people management experience is a must;
  • Drive for innovation and insight into new and old technologies;
  • In-depth understanding of free and open-source software development, e.g. Python, Java, Javascript, Objective C and etc;
  • Knowledgeable of scalability and high availability systems;
  • Understanding of good product, design and UX principles;

What we’ll give you

  • A cool, open, tech/product focused environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Casual dress code
  • Vibrant social scene
  • Staff development & recognition plan
  • 1 return flight to home country per year after one-year service
  • Medical insurance for Family
  • Tax free salary

What you need to know about us:

  • Dubizzle is part of the OLX Group, a global product and tech company with 17 brands, +40 countries, +4000 people and one mindset.
  • Our mission is to make it easier for people to buy and sell almost anything, promoting prosperity in local communities.
  • We are proud to be different, and we work differently too. We combine the spirit and agility of a start-up with the maturity that comes from being part of a 100-year-old company.
  • We are curious, ambitious and allergic to corporate interference. We improvise, experiment and push each other further, embracing uncertainty and driving change.

If you are as excited as us about this position and our company, we hope you join us!

About Dubizzle

dubizzle is a badass marketplace to buy, sell and find anything in the UAE. If you can search for it, you can find it on dubizzle! From Batmobiles to Dinosaur bones to a Boeing 747!