Senior Software Engineer / Senior Technical Software Engineer


Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP063-26

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Senior Software Engineer / Senior Technical Software Engineer (iOS/ Android)


Join the Emirates IT team
Are you keen to be part of cutting-edge projects and push the boundaries of what's possible? We’re looking for talented IT professionals to join our dynamic team of iOS / Android Developers in Dubai.

This is your opportunity to showcase your expertise and deliver innovative projects for the world’s largest airline. Depending on your experience, you could be considered for one of two roles:

Senior Software Engineer
• You’ll need at least three years’ hands-on iOS or Android development experience and proven expertise in independently developing and implementing iOS or Android solutions and problem resolutions.
• This role is part of an agile feature team and involves technical design, software development, implementation and maintenance software solutions/products that support the Emirates Group Business.

Senior Technical Software Engineer
• For this role, you would need a minimum of five years’ hands-on iOS or Android development experience.
• You’ll provide technical leadership to your team and be responsible for driving and implementing software engineering strategies, standards and guidelines, as well as collaborating with the team to develop business critical technical solutions.
• This role also involves planning/estimation, application development, deployment, release, hyper-care and operation of developed solutions.

Our IT roles are based in cosmopolitan Dubai, so you can enjoy the benefits of year-round sunshine, world-class hospitality and dining, major annual events and much more.

Open up a world of possibilities and fast-track your IT career with Emirates, with mentorship programmes, ongoing training, tech academy, a networking/tech community and social events.


Role Requirements

• A degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent) in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Computational Mathematics, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering. #
• In-depth understanding of key iOS/ Android frameworks, data-structures, algorithms and design patterns.
• In-depth understanding of threading and performance tuning of iOS and Android Apps.
• Experience integrating iOS/ Android applications to back-end services and third-party frameworks.
• Strong understanding of GIT code versioning tools.
• Experience working in a continuous integration context.
• Experience developing responsive user interfaces with custom layouts.
• Experience developing multi-lingual applications.
• Experience working on commercial software products with large user deployments.
• Experience with travel related apps preferred.

Salary & Benefits

• A competitive, tax-free salary reviewed annually.
• 36 calendar days of annual leave, plus public holidays.
• Full relocation package for overseas candidates, including flights, shipping, and optional hotel accommodation on arrival.
• Annual leave travel with yearly return tickets for the entire family to your home country.
• Private medical insurance.
• Deeply discounted flight tickets on Emirates and partner networks, for yourself, family and friends.
• Access to the Emirates Platinum card which offers a range of exclusive privileges and discounts to employees and dependents across thousands of brand and retail stores, clubs, clinics, hospitality outlets, locally and globally.

About the Company

Based in Dubai, the Emirates Group operates a diverse business portfolio and its main activities are the provision of services in the air transport and travel industries. The Group comprises of Emirates airline and dnata, and their subsidiaries. Emirates is the world’s largest international airline, providing air passenger and cargo services to more than 140 destinations across six continents. dnata is a leading global air and travel services provider. It offers quality and safe ground handling, cargo, travel, catering and retail services in 38 countries across six continents. For more information visit:

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Senior Software Engineer salaries in Dubai

Average monthly compensation
AED 12,500

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