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Digital Engineering Programmer

Atkins Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP331-1530

Job description / Role

We are looking for a mid-level .net developer with cloud experience and Autodesk products developing experience. You would develop, create, and support software applications for BIM that successfully meet the evolving business needs of the global Atkins firm. This opportunity is to join a high-powered team with a great company culture that is solving a big real-world problem within their industry. The team is composed of some of the brightest interdisciplinary minds and the environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best possible products and experiences for their customers.

The ideal candidate will have a knack for designing and customizing software for multiple business units with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. You will analyse and design applications for BIM products within a specific area, working individually and coordinate development as part of a team. Additionally, you will possess excellent communication, analytical, problem-solving skills, and a demonstrated ability to implement enterprise and open-source solutions in a dynamic environment. This opportunity is to engage in a positive and creative work environment offering excellent benefits and opportunities to grow.


- Develop reusable code
- Collaborate with developers, designers, systems administrators, and customers
- Develop prototype and quality mock-ups for review
- Implement new technologies in development for future deployment
- Applying improvements to existing applications and integrations
- Provide technical guidance, knowledge transfers and mentorship to peers
- Collaborate with internal teams to identify performance tuning opportunities
- Develop and manage internal relationships with digital leadership teams, business managers, and business units as well as external relationships with IT vendors and industry peers to deliver best-in-class applications and solutions for BIM purposes
- Demonstrated ability to assess, adopt, and operationalize new Digital technologies
- Contribute to the entire application lifecycle
- Elaborate mobile-based and web-based features
- Troubleshoot and fix application bugs
- Detect and fulfill front-end and back-end requirements

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions - including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance - to clients across oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure, clean power, nuclear and EDPM (engineering design and project management). On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, which has been integrated into our sectors.

SNC-Lavalin maintains exceptionally high standards for health and safety, ethics and compliance and environmental protection, and is committed to delivering quality projects on budget and on schedule to the complete satisfaction of its clients.


Key Requirements

- Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems Management or Engineering)
- 3+ years of experience in BIM software application development and integration
- 5+ years of working with Revit, Navisworks, AutoCAD, and Sketchup (or knowledge of Bentley, ArchiCAD, SoliWorks products, Synchro Pro) is mandatory
- Significant hands-on expertise with Microsoft Azure or equivalent cloud-based platforms
- Working with computational design and the ability to create work flows using Dynamo
- Web fundamentals like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS (frameworks like Bootstrap or Foundation)
- Libraries like jQuery and use of AJAX
- JavaScript frameworks like AngularJS, React, and NodeJS
- API design and development, RESTful service development, and CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete)
- Hands-on expertise using .NET/C# to implement secure web services and APIs
- Excellent experience with SQL coding, performance tuning on stored procedures/functions, indexing, and ad-hoc queries
- Server-side languages like Python, Java, JavaScript, and .Net and associated Fameworks
- Database technologies like MS SQL, and MongoDB
- Web server technologies like Node.js, Apache, IIS, etc
- Great teamwork, analytical, and problem solving
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Independent problem-solving and self-direction skills
- Familiarity with SCRUM or Agile software development methodologies
- Ability to context-switch between multiple projects, codebases, and concepts with ease
- Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment
- Prepare ad hoc queries reports for both technical and business teams

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

- A competitive salary
- Accommodation allowance
- Transportation allowance
- Medical and life insurance cover
- Company gratuity scheme
- Discretionary bonus scheme
- Annual flight allowance to point of origin
- Employee Assistance Programme - 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

Apply and the process:

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About the Company

Atkins is one of the leading providers of professional, technology based consultancy and support services to the industry, commerce and governments in all of the worlds major economies. With over 17,000 staff operating in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas, Atkins has a broad range of skills and resources and provides Clients with a comprehensive service throughout the entire life cycle of the projects in the built environment.

We aim to be the international first choice supplier of technical and integrated services. Shaped by our customers' needs, our vision is to:

  • focus on quality
  • seek world class design and excellence
  • strive to add value
  • be flexible to the evolving needs of a changing society

Atkins first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. From its regional head office in Dubai, U.A.E. Atkins Middle East now employs over 2000 staff located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman (Muscat ), Qatar (Doha) Bahrain (Manama), Kuwait (Kuwait City) and India (Bangalore).

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