Software Engineering Manager – Merchant Experience

@Careem posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

At Careem we are led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve lives in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan. We're pioneering the development of innovative services to aid the mobility of people, the mobility of things and the mobility of money.
We're in the driving seat as we help to define how technology will shape progress in some of the fastest-growing countries in the world. Our teams are building tech to meet the needs of the future in areas including data and AI, e-commerce, technology-enabled logistics, maps, identity, and fintech.
We're well placed to solve complex and meaningful challenges at scale, with deep tech expertise, strong regulatory relationships, a local presence, and increasingly specialised global teams which are structured to operate as autonomous start-ups. Our team of over 400 engineers and developers are empowered to develop cutting-edge technology every day.
Careem was established in July 2012, became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020, and today operates in over 100 cities across 12 countries. About us

At Careem, our mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and create an awesome organization that inspires. We started by improving transportation in the MENAP region, then expanded into food delivery, groceries and payments. We are now building the region's premier Super App to further simplify and improve people's everyday life and bring our services and the services of trusted partners to our Customers.
We built the first multi-billion dollar tech startup in the MENAP region. 48 million customers have installed our Super App and we operate in 100+ cities across 13 countries.
Join us as we solve some of the most difficult problems that our region faces at scale while creating stellar experiences for our Customers and Merchants. We're hiring a Software Engineering Manager in our Dubai or Berlin office to join our geographically distributed Merchant Experience team. You will help guide our teams in building our next generation platform which will power some of Careem's verticals (food, groceries and quik). The platform solves complex integrations across our merchants' catalogs and inventories and is a vital component of offering our customers the best expeirence. What you'll do

  • Build the merchant experience roadmap and deliver it to our merchant customers
  • Represent your team in engineering discussions with other teams.
  • Support the careers of the engineers on your team and ensure their continued development.

Basic qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience as an engineering manager or team lead.
  • 6+ years of overall technical experience.
  • Experience designing and building large scale, distributed applications including making tradeoffs in architecture and functionality in a cloud environment.

Preferred qualifications

  • Background in Ecommerce/Merchant environment.
  • Experience leading teams in a remote-first environment.
  • Experience scaling up engineering teams in a startup environment.
  • Have a keen attention to detail and a passion for building great customers experiences

What we offer

  • Meaningful work in a purpose driven organization.
  • Competitive compensation including equity.
  • Unlimited vacation.
  • A remote-first work environment.
  • Fitness reimbursements for health activities including: gym, health club and training classes.
  • A diverse and inclusive environment with colleagues from 80+ countries.
  • Child education reimbursements for your dependent children.
  • Paid paternity and maternity leave.

What we'll provide you

In addition to a competitive long-term total compensation with salary and equity, we have a reward philosophy that expands beyond this. As a Careem colleague you will be able to:

  • Be part of a Remote-First organisation
  • Work from any country in the world for 60 days a year
  • Use Unlimited Vacation days throughout the year
  • Access fitness reimbursements for health activities including: gym, health club and training classes.
  • Work and learn from great minds
  • Create impact in a region with untapped potential
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day

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