IT professionals in Egypt with the right skills need to look no further than the Emirates Group to level up their careers.
The Group includes Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, as well as dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider.
From May 14-15, the Group will kick-start its recruitment drive in Cairo with invite-only info sessions.
To get shortlisted for the session and meet the Group’s IT specialists and Recruitment team, tech professionals can click here.
In the next few months, the Group is looking to recruit over 300 IT experts for a range of roles in software engineering, DevOps, hybrid cloud, Agile delivery, technical product management, digital workplace, cybersecurity, IT architecture, innovation, and service management.
“Dubai ranks among the world’s top 10 cities where tech experts aspire to work on initiatives and the development of future applications.” Adel Al Redha, Emirates’ Chief Operating Officer, said.
“As a global airline, we’re looking for continuous product improvements and efficiency across our operations, and are investing in tomorrow to take advantage of technological evolution and to upskill our employees. We are keen to attract talent to be part of our IT workforce.
“We have an array of exciting and challenging tech and innovation projects in the pipeline, some of which will shape many of our day-to-day processes and activities. We know these will form the bedrock of dream careers for tech professionals.”
The Group’s IT team works on cutting-edge projects across B2C, B2B, support functions and operations for more than 40 brands and businesses in Dubai and worldwide.
The IT team builds and efficiently maintains software and systems that make real contributions to help manage operations, ramp up revenue, streamline costs, maximise business and people efficiencies, and enable internal engagement.
Some of the recent projects the IT team has delivered include their work around launching Emirates’ premium economy product for sale, optimising catering using AI models, incorporating biometrics for check-in and enabling self-service bag-drop, and dnata’s cargo and resource management systems.
Tech employees enjoy massive opportunities to introduce advanced technologies and the latest applications to airline operations, embark on developing flexible, user-friendly customer interfaces, using in-depth data analysis, and implementing machine learning and robotics in partnership with industry leaders.
Tools and Technologies
Some of the advanced tools, technologies, and patterns available to the IT team involve cloud services, microservices, API management, event streaming, robotics, DevOps, biometrics including facial recognition, web and native mobile development, and modern programming languages including ReactJS, full stack Java, .NET and Python.
Training and Development
The training process includes in-depth courses on a range of tools, technologies, technical subjects and Agile delivery that help upskill and cross-skill. It also involves e-learning and supports women in tech. These are complemented by knowledge-sharing sessions, tech talks, hackathons, code fests, as well as bootcamps.
Tech employees have also the chance to be a part of an active and robust community of coders, an IT engagement hub, a tech academy, a cybersecurity forum, even one on data science practice.
The Emirates Group
The Emirates Group has a formidable reputation for spearheading innovation across its products and services. It is invested in Intelak and Aviation X-Lab – industry-leading programmes for start-ups – and in developing software and hardware for critical operational areas, robotics, establishing its presence in the Metaverse and other Web 3.0 technologies.
Emirates offers a competitive salary and allowances, eligibility for profit share, excellent medical and life insurance, concessional cargo, annual leave and tickets for immediate family, and deeply discounted flight tickets for dependents, wider family and friends to travel to all the 130 destinations across the Emirates network. The Emirates Platinum card offers employees a range of privileges and discounts across thousands of outlets, including clubs, clinics, education, and retail and hospitality outlets in the UAE and worldwide.
Tech professionals in Egypt seeking to take their career to new heights can browse through all the available roles and apply here.