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Senior Manager Microservices

Ooredoo Group

Doha, Qatar

Ref: OP853-97

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

About Ooredoo:

Ooredoo is a dynamic global Telecommunications player operating in 10 countries serving more than 138 million customers. Ooredoo Qatar employs approximately 1,600 people driving Ooredoo to be the number one choice for world-class communications services in Qatar, and it is a team that you can be part of!

About the Business Unit:

The Technology Unit within Ooredoo is the backbone of the organization providing all technology services which enable Ooredoo to deliver its services to its customers across all technology platforms, 24/7/365. The Software division within Technology is responsible for technical design, platform implementation, modification and application support including new products and change requests for IT applications. The E&I team is responsible for technical design, platform implementation, modification and application support including new products and change requests for portals and applications, API, ESB, micro-services, and the E2E testing of solution designs.

About the Role:

This role is responsible to build and lead a team in defining and developing the micro-services roll out within Ooredoo Qatar.

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About You:

You should have at least 10 years' of work experience of which 8 years of qualified experience on role of managing micro-services based solution development with proven track record demonstrating thought leadership and ability to define and implement complex information technology and/or digital transformation initiatives within the Business Architecture and Analysis Domain. Significant experience working in the Telecommunications Industry, demonstrating solid understanding of Telecom Business Models, Operating Environments and Processes across Technology, Sales, Marketing, Customer Care, Finance, Regulatory and Legal and Telecom BSS/OSS Information Technology and Software Systems. Excellent interpersonal, leadership, managerial, team work, negotiation, logical analysis, stakeholder and risk management skills. Excellent oral and written communications in English is a must, Arabic is considered a plus. Good understanding on Information Technology, IT Systems, IT and Architecture Processes and Practices to fluently liaise between Business and Technology and effectively carry out ESB/API integration and development related work. Good working knowledge and past experience on Program/Project Management practices, Team Leading, Vendor Management, Contract Management and Software Development Lifecycle including Design Thinking and Agile Practices and Methodologies. Experience in leading API/ESB change management within a digital transformation program. Ability to work well under pressure and to work both independently as well as with others. Ability to work in dynamic and challenging environment and support to manage multiple parallel complex initiatives. Ability to be structured, organized and have strong time-management skills with proven track record on delivering results. Ability think out of the box, to Innovative and be creative thinker. Cultural awareness and past experience working in Middle-East and/or in Qatar and understanding of Middle-East/Qatar market dynamics is considered a plus


Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum requirement is a Bachelor Degree in Engineering or equivalent. IT Industrial Certifications or Post Graduation on a relevant stream of study preferred.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:

Resume / cv

About the Company

We are a leading international communications company delivering mobile, fixed, broadband internet, and corporate managed services tailored to the needs of consumers and businesses across markets in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. As a community-focused company, we are guided by our vision of enriching peoples lives and our belief that we can stimulate human growth by leveraging communications to help people achieve their full potential.

Formerly known as Qtel Group, we have a customer base of 92.9 million and reported revenues of USD 9.3 billion in 2012.

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