Director Engineering


Job title: Director Engineering

Company: Careem

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Job Title Director Engineering

Description

About UsCareem is the internet platform for the greater Middle East region. A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem is expanding services across its platform to become the region’s everyday Super App. Careem’s mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem operates in over 100 cities across 13 countries and has created more than one million employment opportunities in the region. Careem became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020!! About the role: Careem is looking for a Director of IT Engineering who can provide transformative leadership and hands-on technical engineering and ownership of the growing IT, Digital transformation and Engineering program, across Careem. You will work closely with our Engineering, Human Resources, Finance and Product Management groups to help build robust systems responsible for serving our customers and colleagues. You will have the opportunity to learn from, and be mentored by, those who are building and our cutting-edge technology and digital transformation services. What you’ll be accountable for: Design and implement a comprehensive digital transformation strategy to deliver continuous improvements on our Care technology, corporate applications, on-premise infrastructure, network and systems Inform and oversee the development and execution of a comprehensive strategy for IT and Digital transformation Develop and execute robotic process automation (RPA) and intelligence automation to drive the digital transformation strategy Develop and execute strategy in partnership with Cyber team and execute zero trust architecture model to secure the endpoints Partner cross-functionally with key business partners to influence and ensure alignment and support for the IT Architecture, IT Engineering and IT operations mandate Align and collaborate with fellow leaders of our Engineering, Fusion Center Operations and Risk on a strategy to support their functions with technical solutions and expertise Research, evaluate, and recommend security technologies that can be applied to technology solutions being developed or maintained internally or externally Oversee all technology operations and evaluate them according to established goals Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by CIO Analyze the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs Develop, mentor, and lead a high-performing staff of information technology experts Establish team for automation Some travel required for work with the leadership team, possibly for customer briefings, planning and other activities What we’re looking for: B.A./B.S or equivalent work experience 6+ years of progressive IT leadership and digital transformation management experience in multi-disciplinary environments Understanding and experience with the RPA strategy to drive digital transformation Expert knowledge of the network, on premise server engineering and AWS/Azure engineering Demonstrable experience managing a IT engineering function in an organization with a large cloud footprint Experience leading an advanced threat and vulnerability management capability Ability to evolve security strategy based on research, data, business direction, and industry trends Demonstrable track record as an influential leader Experience leading digital transformation to improve customer and colleague experiences Practical IT engineering background, with expert level knowledge of infrastructure concepts including Infrastructure Services, Network Services, Identity Services, Oracle, Workday, Genesys, etc. Solid understanding of IT and Engineering policies, standards and products, privacy rules and regulations Experience partnering with members of the engineering community Demonstrable track record of delivering technology solutions within tight time frames, in collaboration with multiple stakeholder groups and contending priorities Strategic, but also hands-on expert in managing and leading technical and non-technical PMO Use a data driven approach to drive technology posture improvements and influence decision making Excellent verbal and written communication skills What we offer: Working in an international environment with colleagues from 70+ nationalities, Entrepreneurial Culture with a strong sense of Ownership Unlimited (paid!) holidays and the latest technologies. Flexible working schedule in a remote-first setting. Competitive Compensation package.Careem gives equal opportunities. All aspects of ownership including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone.

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Location: Dubai

Job date: Tue, 01 Feb 2022 02:47:08 GMT

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