Engineer Manager

As an engineer manager you'll join a diverse and talented team, with plenty of opportunities for personal growth, impact, and learning.
Dubai, UAE
Full Time
Middle Management
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Who We Are
The Role
Why Us

Who We Are

Chatfood is the leading mobile ordering and payments platform for restaurants and entertainment venues. Founded in 2018, we are transforming how customers can order and pay at restaurants, cafés, bars, and beach clubs.

How are we doing it? By making it extremely easy, fast and rewarding for more than a million customers to order food and drinks in busy places, call a waiter or split bills with their friends - all of that by simply scanning a little QR code

We are a fast growing startup headquartered in Dubai and backed by the renowned international investors and the best VC's in the region including BECO Capital and Wamda. You’ll enjoy an exciting team atmosphere with a diverse and passionate team building a new and complex product.

Our platform handles millions of requests with very high level of availability and security. If you’re an Engineer Manager who understands that development is a team effort, who is motivated by solving complex problems and is looking for opportunities for personal growth, impact and learning, then we want to chat!

The Role

We're looking for an Engineer Manager to join our team in Dubai. You'll join a diverse and talented team, with plenty of opportunities for personal growth, impact, and learning.

You will help navigate our engineering teams through the current growth by supporting a recently established team of engineers in their day-to-day development experience, personal development, and long-term career growth.


  • Help your engineers grow their skills and experience.
  • Run agile project management processes.
  • Conduct code reviews, and make technical contributions to product architecture as well as get involved in solving bugs and delivering small features.
  • Conduct managerial interviews for candidates, and train the team to do technical interviews.
  • Generate and implement process improvements.
  • Hold regular 1:1's with all members of their team.
  • Foster technical decision-making on the team, but make final decisions when necessary.
  • Draft quarterly OKRs.
  • Improve product quality, security, and performance.
  • Participate in weekday, weekend and occasional night on-call rotations to assist in troubleshooting product operations, security operations, and urgent engineering issues.
  • Identify skill gaps in the team and work closely with leadership to mentor engineers and/or hire externally when needed.


  • You have at least 2 years of experience with leading people
  • You have a proven track record of substantially impacting the development of complex or fast growing systems.
  • You have the ability to align people with a common goal. You can explain and materialize the objectives of the team.
  • You are direct but careful with feedback, both given and received.
  • You are fluent in English—our team consists of 10+ nationalities.
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