Engineering Manager - Order Fulfilment, Order Transmission & Logistics

Engineering Manager - Order Fulfilment, Order Transmission & Logistics

17-20 years
Not Specified

Job Description

When you think of food delivery in the MENA region, we'd be pretty surprised if talabat didn't pop into your mind first! Since delivering our first order in Kuwait in 2004, we've grown quite a lot over the past 17 years.
Today, we deliver hundreds of millions of food orders, grocery items and other products per year, to our customers in nine countries throughout the region with more than 3,000+ employees! Our food delivery business works with over 27,000 brands and almost 50,000 branches, while our q-commerce concept, talabat mart, now delivers groceries to customers in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman Qatar, and the UAE in 30 minutes or less!
Our philosophy is to make sure we do what is right for our ecosystem - our customers, our partners, our people, our riders, and the communities in which we operate. Our #techforgood program allows our customers a safe and convenient way to contribute to important causes in their community through donating to local and international charities directly on talabat with a focus on food insecurity in the region. Since its inception in 2020, we have facilitated the donation of well over 1 million meals to those in need, as well as donated over $1.5 million to charity with the help of our partners and customers. talabat is part of Delivery Hero, the global leader in online food delivery and q-commerce.
We are looking for an Engineering Manager to join our Order Fulfilment tribe and lead the Order Transmission & Logistics squad!
Have you placed an order using the talabat app If the answer is yes, we are the ones who receive your digital order and convert it to something delicious! We do this by fulfilling and transmitting it to the vendor to prepare it in the shortest time possible.

We are building distributed systems here using AWS serverless and Kubernetes to ensure the scalability, the maximum availability and to guarantee the business reliability. Our services deal with +100M events and high volume of data transfer/processing.

Domain: Transmission & Tools
Team composition: Backend
Location : Cairo
As an Engineering Manager, you will work on our next generation ordering platform to create a smooth and easy ordering experience for our customers.
If you're a creative problem solver who is hungry for a new adventure, an international workplace is waiting for you.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead and inspire talented engineers in cross-functional, self-organized team, working in an agile development environment to discover innovate, implement, deploy and own end-to-end complex software solutions

  • Develop and grow engineering talent through effective mentoring, coaching, and retention strategies in a hyper-growing, highly competitive economic environment

  • Guide your team in creation of software as an end to end solution to a problem, taking into account non-functional requirements such as availability, scalability, latency and efficiency of talabat's services in line with our internal engineering standards.

  • Guide your team's discovery, planning and execution to successfully deliver value to our customers in small batches

  • Understand your business domain and work with product as well as the business stakeholders to drive desired outcomes

The following experience is relevant to us:

  • 6+ years of experience in software engineering

  • 2+ years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams of multidisciplinary engineers

  • Aligns with other teams on project scope, domain and boundaries

  • Analyzes and identifies possible project delays and reports to stakeholders

  • Mentorship - ability to successfully transfer knowledge

  • Able to decrypt unclear stakeholder requirements and drives for clarity to ensure right problem is addressed

  • Solid experience building large-scale applications using modern programming languages (e.g. C#, Java, Go, etc.).

  • Wide experience in different technology stacks, tools, and practices such as DevOps.

  • Solid experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and scaling of web apps and APIs

  • Experience building mobile apps in iOS or Android.

  • Experience working with agile practices and good understanding of lean/agile values & principles

  • Proficient in unit-testing, TDD, BDD/ATDD

  • Experience with cloud platforms preferably AWS

  • Solid experience of building applications in distributed systems architecture (Microservices, Event-Driven, SOA and RESTful Services)

  • Experience working with relational and NoSQL databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, Redis, DynamoDb).

  • Experience with CI/CD tools and techniques

  • Ensures quality, performance, monitoring, alerting and security using best practices Benefits


  • Working within talabat means access to perks and benefits that are adjusted to your circumstances:

  • Dynamic & innovative environment where you're not constrained by the boundaries of your role

  • Building the fastest growing, largest and most valuable network of online food ordering services in the world

  • Working with diverse, cross-cultural teams from over 50+ nationalities

  • Company events, hackathons, cultural and sports events

  • Comprehensive healthcare

  • Competitive remuneration

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