Technical Program Engineer

at Dubai Ports World
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted May 4, 2021
Category Engineering / MEP
Job Type Full-time


Technical Program Engineer - UAE National Hire

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Job Identification  1417

Locations   JAFZA LOB 17 - Fifth Floor, AE

Apply Before  05/10/2021, 12:14 PM

Job Schedule  Full time

Job Description

Job Purpose:


DT World is developing digital trade solutions that are based on the latest technologies and using distributed systems often using cloud solutions. We build robust digital solutions with the business requirements using Azure Cloud Services, Enterprise Java, Micro-services architecture patterns and developing products based on Agile Scrum methodology.


The Technical Program Engineer is responsible for developing, prioritizing and aligning digital products with the master product roadmap and coordinate with the product engineering team for accountable product deliveries that need to be accomplished within budget and with the desired quality thresholds. The primary responsibility includes understanding product domain and customer needs, writing detailed product requirements, prioritizing and grooming product backlog, participating in scrum rituals, maintain the product roadmap and coordinate with the product engineering teams.


Key Responsibilities:


Communicate product requirements (including documentation/ clarifications/ prioritization) effectively to engineering team


Prioritised product backlog with clear goals & conditions of satisfaction that meets teams Definition of Ready


Work closely with customers, internal cross-functional teams and external experts to define product objectives, functional and usability requirements for all the company’s products


Manage the development prioritization using Agile methodology while effectively managing trade-offs between cost, schedule and customer benefit


Keep projects metrics log and update.


Support the customization of the core product to suit the needs of the global clients through a robust configuration management process


Guides market research to identify competition, business & technology trends, monitors indirect competitive activity and identifies market and customer needs.


Market Requirements Specifications


Act as an ambassador for DP World at all times when working; promoting and demonstrating positive behaviours in harmony with DP World’s Founder’s Principles, values and culture; ensuring the highest level of safety is applied in all activities; understanding and following DP World’s Code of Conduct and Ethics policies


Qualifications, Experience and Skills:


Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Business Management/ Computers or a relevant discipline

Certified Scrum Product Owner or equivalent Agile certifications.

Minimum Experience

10 years overall experience with at least 3 years in Logistics/ Transportation domain

5 years’ experience in Product Management and/or Innovation Management

Job Specific Skills

Agile Project Management concepts

Experience in building world class products in the capacity of a product manager/owner.

Lean product development methodologies

Microsoft Project Planning software

Atlassian Jira or Azure DevOps tools

Document writing skills with a good knowledge of English

User Stories & Software Business Requirements creation experience

Use of Wireframing & process tools such as Visio, Miro Boards, Figma. BPMN etc.

Generic Skills

Strong experience in managing multiple projects/programs.

Ability to grasp the industry specific terms and to empathize with the challenges of the global cross-border trade industry stakeholders.

Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, with ability to work successfully across all engineering disciplines

Resourceful - able to deliver results with minimal direction and to be a self-starter

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with developers, business owners, and senior business leaders.

Provide Coaching & Mentoring to engineering team.

About Us

We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain & logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions.




We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 128 business units in 60 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work.




Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 53,220 employees from 131 countries is committed to delivering unrivaled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership.




We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading technology to further broaden our digital vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.