Digital Technology Lead


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Digital Technology Lead
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Doha, Qatar
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Benefits: Annual ticket Allowance for the employee and family, medical insurance, education allowance, annual bonus, paid annual leave (based upon level) plus much more!
Peter Hirst
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Digital Technical Lead
Doha, Qatar
QAR 35 – 40 K/month + benefits

We are assisting our client to identify a Digital Technology Lead to join in the headquarters based in Qatar.

The Technology Lead, Digital will thrive in a fast-paced continuous delivery engineering environment. He/she understands the challenges of modern software development, importance of testing and quality, and believes in data-driven decision making all while inspiring the team. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of working with engineering, product management and senior leaders to introduce and embed a world-class product development and architecture in the organization.

Skills / Environment
• Excellent programming skills in at least 2 modern programming languages/ frameworks, such as Node.JS, Go Lang, Elixir, Ruby on Rails, C, C++, Python, Java (Spring and/or Spring Boot), .Net or others.
• Excellent knowledge of SQL/Key-value/document databases (Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, CouchDB, HBase, Neo4J, Redis, Memcache)
• Excellent working knowledge of HTML/ CSS, and a modern frontend JavaScript framework, such as ReactJS, AngularJS, EmberJS, Vue.js
• Deep comprehension of cloud infrastructure (public, private and hybrid) and how to leverage it in a complex, enterprise environment (AWS, GCP, Azure, OpenShift)
• Hands on experience with API driven development, Microservices patterns, Containers , immutable infrastructure, blue green deploys (Apigee, Docker, Vagrant, Puppet, Chef, Kubernetes)
• Strong knowledge on software development methodologies like Agile/Scrum, Kanban etc. (PSM, CSM, PSPO)
• Broad understanding of enterprise project lifecycle (PRINCE2, ITIL)
• Extremely data driven and able to drive analytics insights to make decisions
• Enterprise architecture experience is a bonus (TOGAF or similar)
• Very familiar with cyber security standards and implementation (ISO27001, PCI DSS)

• Provide direct day-to-day architectural and technology problem-solving, coaching, direction and guidance to product teams in a start-up like environment under Agile guidelines
• Promote and maintain engineering best practices such as test driven development and continuous integration and delivery
• Evaluate and identify appropriate technology stacks and platforms, including web application frameworks and cloud providers
• Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software developmen