Senior DevOps Engineer

Job Title

Devops engineer


IT Sector


Dubai, Emirati Arabi Uniti


Gross remuneration € Yearly

Job Type


Working hours

Full time

Job Description

Job Summary

As an engineer in Careem, you’ll build and maintain Kubernetes clusters and its corresponding ecosystem required to ensure resilience, reliability of our services and speed up deployments with the aim of improving our products used by millions of customers every day. Key responsibilities include:

  • Make an impact from design phase, through development and operation of Kubernetes cluster and its ecosystem on AWS.
  • Build support, tooling and create technical processes that simplify and enable engineers across multiple services.
  • Identifying and automating and scale systems without compromising on security and reliability.
  • Participate in on-call rotations and help improve incident response.

What you’ll need

  • 5+ years of DevOps experience.
  • Expertise and experience in developing, operating and troubleshooting Kubernetes clusters and/or other highly available systems at scale.
  • Good knowledge of one or more programming and scripting languages: Go, Python, Java, Bash, Ruby.
  • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure (AWS preferred).
  • Experience with infrastructure automation (Infrastructure as Code).
  • Strong Unix or Linux background, including topics around network stack and scripting.
  • Incident response and/or incident management experience is a plus.
  • Experience on other DevOps topics such as monitoring, CI/CD, security is a plus.

Where you’ll be

  • This role is part of a remote distributed team! This means you can be based in any of the countries where we currently have an engineering site. If you would like to join us in Dubai, Berlin, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Pakistan, Egypt, Lebanon or Jordan, that’s fine with us (Visa permitting)!
  • Even though we are working remotely, we are strong believers in collaboration and the power of building social connections with our teams. For that reason, our offices are still open and provide plenty of collaboration-friendly spaces at times when teams need it or if you need a quiet space to work outside of home.
  • You’ll be working in the location you’re hired from. Due to legal and compensation considerations, you will need to be based out of the country you’re hired from as your primary work location.

What we’ll provide you

In addition to a competitive long-term total compensation with salary and equity, we have a reward philosophy that expands beyond this.

As a Careem colleague you will be able to:

  • Be part of a Remote-First organisation.
  • Work from any country in the world for 60 days a year.
  • Use Unlimited Vacation days throughout the year.
  • Access fitness reimbursements for health activities including: gym, health club and training classes.
  • Work and learn from great minds.
  • Create impact in a region with untapped potential.
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day.


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