Software Engineer – Emirates – Dunfermline


ENTER THE WORLD OF AVIATION TECH Join the Emirates Group IT Team in Dubai At Emirates, we know that tech never stands still. Which is why we’re at the forefront of innovation in the aviation world. We are looking for the best IT professionals to help ensure we stay cutting-edge. So bring your talent to the world’s largest international airline and join our IT team as a Principal Software Engineer. What We Offer This is your chance to work on challenging projects across different brands and businesses within the Emirates Group’s global portfolio. Based in dynamic Dubai, you can enjoy all the benefits of a cosmopolitan lifestyle and a great work-life balance. That’s on top of a tax-free salary and amazing travel perks. About The Role The Principal Engineer is a key technologist in the Software Engineering capability, helping to drive software engineering strategies, standards and guidelines at enterprise level. Engineering business critical technology solutions through the application of software programming, quality management, data engineerin, and big data analysis as well as ensuring robust engineering practices for solution planning, technology development, deployment, release, hyper-care and operation of technology solution. The Principal Engineer leverages their expert skills in technology stacks to enable the business to solve complex analytical problems in areas like planning, commerce, customer experience and operations. What You’ll Be Expected To Do: * Lead technical design and build for complex solutions across teams. Review and approve technical design. Carry out effective design reviews to ensure that the right architecture patters are used by engineering teams. * Technical stewardship of a subset of technology area. Use expert knowledge of the technical stack and design principles for the components in the technology area to solve complex business issues. Represent software engineering in cross business area initiatives. * Champion automation and lean software development, test driven development, timely root cause analysis and incident post-mortems. Help define and refine the software and data engineering playbooks for use by relevant people in Technology. * Lead discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design, partnering with cross-functional teams. Drive proof-of-concepts and implementing prototypes to validate ideas. * Investigate, debug and fix complex issues involving corner cases and rare conditions. Drive buit in quality in engineering teams in collaboration with end to end quality assurance. * Mentor and coach engineers on writing clean code and debug complex cases. Teach and help developers test their code better and influence developers to write tests and review their work * Develop accelator framework and practices to improve quality of technology solutions and productivity of engineers. Develop optimal technical design and high-quality code for technology products that passes the QA requirements and is production deployment ready. Carry out functional, non-functional and performance testing in using appropriate automation tools. * Measure and monitor engineering metrics that enable agility, scalability, data quality and reliability of technology solutions across the enterprise. * Responsible for technical debt remediation strategy and execution with support from environment management, service management, infrastructure management and cyber security. Qualifications You’ll Need To Have: Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computational Mathematics, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering. Experience You’ll Need To Have: * 8+ years of experience in Information Technology Software * Software Engineering * Deep experience in designing, developing and maintaining advanced technology solutions for large, complex organisations in a multi-functional, Tier0 environment. * Experience in agile ways of working * Implementation of contemporary engineering practices like lean software development, test driven development, continuous integration and continuous deployment Skills You’ll Need To Have: * Team player with a problem-solving attitude using variety of software * Experience in influencing business and cross functional stakeholders * Excellent written and verbal communications

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