Head of Digital Engineering

Full time in IT, Technology
  • Salary: AED50000 - AED55000 / Monthly
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Job Detail

  • Job Reference IDINS-62082
  • Career Level Director/Top Executive
  • Industry Healthcare Hospital & Medical Services
  • Nationality Default


  • Lead development and management of technology architecture for the digital health business including tele-consultation, e-pharmacy, tele-radiology and data monetization
  • Collaborate with the technology team to adopt or develop required solutions based on internal IT assets and capabilities
  • Partner with Head of Product and Head of Design to build relevant technology solutions from conception to launch
  • Drive best practices and ensure development of high-quality code for common assets and framework components
  • Drive resolution of technology roadblocks including code, infra, build and deployment
  • Determine the right technology choices (upgrade decisions, hosting decision) to best delivery business value
  • Manage cross-product technical dependencies and drive resolutions to conflicts
  • Advocate for and ensure standards around technologies, frameworks, design patterns, processes and guiding values of the domain architecture
  • Ensure all code adheres to all development & security standards
  • Help build internal engineering team/capabilities to meet evolving needs
  • Be the advocate for organization values and lay the cultural foundation for the engineering team ensuring it gains strength with time


  • 10+ years of digital platform engineering experience (Healthcare focus preferable)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (IT, computer science or related field)
  • Deep understanding of agile development processes and methodology
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery practices
  • Expertise in managing software development teams with a strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional projects
  • Deep knowledge of characteristics of all digital tools (platform features, app features, devices features, data management systems etc.)
  • Understanding of legacy IT systems and solutions to integration challenges
  • Experience with test-driven development and software test automation
  • Analytical – The ability to gather and consider relevant information while building business case and taking decisions
  • Problem-solver – Identifies and drives creative and pragmatic solutions
  • Organized – Is able to keep track of multiple moving pieces
  • Easy to work with (needs to coordinate across different stakeholders)

AED 50,000 – AED 55,000 ++

Thank you for your interest. All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role  requirements.  We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks.  As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone.  If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.  (CR)

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