Principal Software Engineer - JAVA (UAE Nationals Only) at Emirates Group

Principal Software Engineer - JAVA (UAE Nationals Only) - 220001RZ


Job Purpose: Drive and implement software engineering strategies, standards and guidelines at Product/Portfolio level in the Software Engineering Capabilities. Develop business critical technical solutions through the application of software programming, robust engineering practices and built in quality. Job includes software planning/estimation, application development, deployment, release, hyper-care, support of developed solutions and talent development of assigned teams Job Outline: - Lead the technical design, development and deployment of complex software solutions across teams. Carry out effective technical design reviews to ensure that the right architecture patterns are used by engineering teams. - Champion development of best engineering practices and modernization techniques including process automation, lean software development, built-in-quality, test driven development, agile practices, optimal pairing strategies and timely root cause analysis and blameless incident post-mortems. Support defining and refining the software engineering playbooks for use by relevant people in Technology - Provide technical leadership and partner with cross-functional teams during discovery phase and in the development of high level design of medium to large projects. Drive proof-of-concepts and implement prototypes to validate ideas. Investigate, debug and fix complex issues involving corner cases and rare conditions - Identify and develop framework, tools and practices to improve delivery quality of technology solutions and productivity of engineers. - Responsible for the measurement and monitoring of engineering metrics that enable agility, scalability, data quality and reliability of technology solutions across the enterprise. - Contribute to the creation of world class engineering practices, play books and artefacts required to drive technical career of software engineers in line with the software engineering strategy. Support and guide the team of engineers in working autonomously in multi-disciplinary release trains. - Ensure optimal use of enterprise application platforms, tools and libraries in line with the approved technology architecture and associated Software Vendors. - Maintain a thorough understanding of interdependences and limitations within assigned technology area and solution operational context. Provide leadership, guidance and ongoing engagement with technical teams in the effective technical documentation of developed software. - Manage multiple assigned teams, with accountability for hiring top talent, define development goals, manage performance, mentor and coach - Guide and support software engineering team definition decisions and staff movements according to program requirements, staff capability and development.
Qualifications: - Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent) : Degree in Computer Science, Computational Mathematics, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering. Experience: - Information Technology.Software : 7+ Years - Experience with a range of technologies: Core Java/Java, AngularJS/ReactJS, Cloud (AWS/Azure/GoogleCloud etc.) - Experience in Information Technology, Software Engineering (preferably in airline) building complex, scalable and large software solutions in digital, data or enterprise domain. - Experience in leading software development with 100+ software engineers in a large solution domain e.g. Mobile Applications, Web Applications, Omni Channel Service Platform, Systems Integration, Revenue Management, Loyalty, Reservations & Check-in, Cargo Management, Flight Operations, Crew Operations, Airport Operations, Aviation Engineering and Enterprise Resource Planning. - Software engineering experience at scale with experience of transition from monolith to micro services. Knowledge/skills: - Broad knowledge of the technology stacks used for business solutions. - Ability to use professional concepts and company objectives to solve complex issues. - Research industry innovations and best practices. Apply appropriately in the solution domain. - Partnering with technical and business leaders across the organization to drive value from the technology solutions. - Identify and remove waste in the software development lifecycle to improve flow, throughput and productivity. - Managing technology suppliers for complex solution development, global centers of excellence and distributed scaled agile practices. - Strong knowledge in Scaled Agile methodology, with modern flexible working practices. - Experience of developing advanced technology solutions for large, complex organisations in a multi-functional environment. - Leadership Role :YES
Join us in a management role and enjoy an attractive tax-free salary. On top of our generous travel benefits, including discounted flights and hotel stays around the world, this managerial role also has an excellent leave and healthcare package. That’s on top of transport benefits, life insurance and more. Find out what it’s like to live and work in our fast-paced, cosmopolitan home city in the Dubai Lifestyle section of our website www.emirates.com/careers

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