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Software Engineer Manager- Android

About Souq:

Souq.com is the largest ecommerce site in the Arab world. Every month, Souq.com attracts more than 40 million visits to its catalogue of more than 8 million unique products in 35 different categories, including Books, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Household goods, Fashion, Accessories, Perfumes, Toys, and Baby products.

Established in 2005, Souq.com today operates both as an award-winning retail business and an online marketplace that allows SMEs, merchants, brands and distributors to distribute their products online.

With more than 3,000 employees, we have offices and local operations in UAE, Egypt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and leading Product and Engineering centers in Jordan and India. We offer competitive salaries, benefits, and a unique opportunity to join the leading player in an ever growing and exciting industry. 

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for everything from leading and mentoring small to mid sized teams of software engineers to estimation and architecture/design to building proof of concepts and usability prototypes to implementation and deployment of enterprise grade solutions for android mobile application. 

You will be required to do the following:

  • Lead / develop enterprise grade high quality and high complexity solutions 
  • Oversee and collaborate with our development partner teams to deliver projects that meets our high quality bar
  • Jumpstart innovation through POCs and new products development
  • Hire and build a high performing team

Qualifications:

  • B.TECH./M.S./MCA degree in CS/IT
  • 7+ years Experience (1+ years in team leading) in Android mobile applications development 
  • Strong Object Oriented programming skills, Data structures & algorithms
  • Must Experience in Mobile applications Performance and Security.
  • Good Knowledge of Database (SQLite) 
  • Experience in NDK is PLUS
  • Strongly believe that the whole is greater than sum of the parts. Great mentor for junior engineers and adviser to our more senior engineers
  • To go after the most complex technical challenges. Hold yourself and others to the highest quality bar
  • Validate existing solution architectures and makes recommendations for improvements
  • Proactively identify opportunities for integrating modern architecture patterns and emerging technical solutions into the current design
  • Ownership, agility and Good communication skills
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