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Application Development Director

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted 2022/07/20 06:58:53 Expires 2022-09-18 Ref: JB1100025081

Job Description

  • Build and lead a highly talented, top-performing, efficient, autonomous engineering and development team.
  • Oversees end-to-end software engineering, including web development, mobile development, back-end API’s, database
  • Reviews and participates in key architecture and technical design decisions.
  • Assist in definition of technology roadmaps, products and improvements aligned with appropriate product and business roadmaps.
  • Advance architecture, process and tools through innovation, cutting edge technology and research.
  • Drive continuous improvement and automates tools, processes and technology to allow for greater engineering throughput, quality, capabilities, skills and delivery.
  • Own outcomes of engineering, planning, execution and delivery on complex projects.
  • Responsible for deliverables including, but not limited to: ALM process, release schedule, product roadmap, prioritized backlog, user stories, product documentation, estimation, release budgeting and forecasting, and status reports.
  • Personnel duties including hiring talent, professional growth of direct reports, vendor management, building new teams
  • Able to measure organizational progress and health through metrics and results
  • Fosters great business relationships by partnering with key stakeholders and cross functional leadership teams
  • Bridges communications between the business and IT teams and takes full ownership of the product development lifecycle in-line with Agile principles
  • Pushes for continuous improvement of talent, process and technology
  • Supports and troubleshoots production issues
  • Works with IT Operations in developing a DevOps strategy for the builds and deployment of software solutions including assisting in picking the right tools
  • Provides timely communication to Business stakeholders about any relevant events, escalations, etc.



·         Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science / Information Systems or equivalent experience.
·         MSc/MA in computer science is preferred.


  • Ten (10) of experience in related field. (5 years of IT/software development experience in either a software company or internal IT. 5 years of hands on technical leadership.)
  • Experience with Oracle Applications / EBS or major ERP experience is a plus
  • Experience managing databases. Proficiency in database administration, management, data imports and exports, and developing reports.
  • Experience in a hospital environment is preferred.



  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and public relations outreach.
  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt to varied roles and job responsibilities and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability using a life cycle management process for implementation of changes in technology.
  • Ability to performs a variety of professional tasks including, but not limited to, technology services representative on various committees or task forces
  • Demonstrated ability to excel both independently and as a team member in a lively, collaborative environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with a demonstrated ability to make difficult concepts easy to understand.
  • Exhibits excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Job Details

Job Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Job Role Information Technology
Employment Type Employee
Number of Vacancies 1

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Director/Head

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