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Head of Software Engineering

eMagine Solutions

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP925-13

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Head of Software Engineering - Dubai Micro-services, Distributed Systems, Marketplace Platform

Job Description of a Head of Software Engineering

• Head/ Director of Software Engineering / Development.
• New and exclusive to eMagine Solutions.
• Our client is the leading Market place platform in the Middle East and due to expansion and the role out of new divisions the company is hiring a Head of Software Engineering to lead their team of high skilled developers and build out and grow the engineers.
• You will be working on greenfield applications which will be changing and shaping the consumer environment in over 50 countries.
• The team is cross functional and will include Developers across a variety of languages (Angular, Java, GO, Python, Ruby), within a large scale distributed systems, utilizing micro-services environment; as well Design (UI/UX) and Product teams.


• Leading and scaling up a team of engineers from the 10’s to the 100’s
• Defining strategy, high level architecture and road maps.
• Previous experience as Head/ Director/ CTO/ VP of a software team
• Experience of software delivery in a smart and timely manner, as well as leading managers and architects to continuously improve quality and reliability
• Managing significant multi-million dollar finance and people budgets to optimise spend and efficiency and identify synergies
• Strong Agile environment experience
• My client is offering a unique opportunity to work within a fast paced, high growth environment defining the next generation of consumer experience.

About the Company

eMagine Solutions is one of the leading authorities on leadership and talent globally. Our combined resources of over 100 years professional experience mean that our clients trust us with finding them the top talent globally and candidates trust us to find them the right opportunity in a timely and confidential manner.

Throughout our offices we provide complete solutions for our clients, including traditional temporary and permanent recruitment, executive search, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), salary survey’s, market mapping and training and development courses.

Our global client list work with us not only because of our expertise but also because of our honesty, integrity and passion.

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Software Engineer salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 11,000

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