Job title: Technical Lead
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Dubai
Job published: 2022-09-13
Job ID: 32405
Contact name: Lauren Davies
Contact email:

Job Description

Technical Lead is required in Dubai on a permanent basis for an IT consulting company


Location – Dubai

Salary 30,000-40,000AED/month + benefits


Skills and experience:

  • Excellent programming skills in at least 2 modern programming languages/ frameworks, such as Node.JS, SpringBoot Java, Kotlin;
  • Good knowledge of SQL/Key-value/document databases (Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, CouchDB, HBase, Neo4J, Redis, Memcache);
  • Good working knowledge of HTML/ CSS, and a modern frontend JavaScript framework, such as ReactJS, AngularJS, EmberJS, Vue.js, ReactNative, Flutter;
  • Good understanding of cloud infrastructure (public, private and hybrid) and how to leverage it in a complex, enterprise environment (AWS, GCP, Azure, OpenShift);
  • Hands on experience with API driven development, Microservices patterns, Containers , immutable infrastructure, blue green deploys (Apigee, Docker, Vagrant, Puppet, Chef, Kubernetes);
  • Strong knowledge on software development methodologies like Agile/Scrum, Kanban etc;
  • Good understanding of DevSecOps and associated tooling like Gitlab, SonarQube, Appscan etc;
  • Data driven and able to drive analytics insights to make decisions;
  • Enterprise architecture experience is a bonus (TOGAF or similar);
  • Familiar with cyber security standards and implementation (ISO27001, PCI DSS).
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent; Masters preferred;
  • 10+ Years Experience – at least 5 years in a team lead position (8-10 people);
  • Has delivered successful, complex technology projects in an agile environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct day-to-day architectural and technology problem-solving, coaching, direction and guidance to product teams in a start-up like environment under Agile guidelines;
  • Promote and maintain engineering best practices such as test-driven development and continuous integration and delivery;
  • Evaluate and identify appropriate technology stacks and platforms, including web application frameworks and cloud providers;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices by attending relevant conferences, reading widely and being active in tech communities;
  • Partner with wider organization to ensure compliance, regulatory and audit and architecture requirements are met.
  • Coach dev team and providing ad-hoc problem-solving support, including hands-on pairing when needed;
  • Collaborate with and support dev team to ensure high quality code across the teams;
  • Facilitate and deliver training and knowledge sharing sessions for engineers;
  • Work together with Solution architects supporting the engineers for all people related matters.


About the role:

We are currently looking for Technical Leads to work on HBE (Home Buying Ecosystem).
End-to-end digital mortgage journey allowing customers to use a web portal (built on React) to obtain a housing loan digitally Android and iOS app (built on React Native) that allows real estate agents/brokers to calculate finance for their customers, manage properties, and refer customers.
In the future, the ecosystem will be extended to include a property portal, allow for other types of housing loan, etc.
POs manage backlogs, lead sprint ceremonies, and coordinate marketing and ops.

Please note - due to the number of applications we receive, we will only be able to respond to successful candidates