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Full Stack Senior Developer JOB ~ Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) ~ United Arab Emirates 

Full-time · Mid-Senior level

Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi)

About the job

Job Title: Full Stack Senior Developer

Sector: Support Services

Department: Technology Department

Section: Business Applications

Direct Manager: Applications Unit Head

Role purpose:

Design, develop, and implement web applications and systems using front-end and back-end technologies in-line with the defined strategies. Ensure the efficiency of the applications’ responsiveness, performance and scalability.

Key responsibilities:

    • Design, develop, and implement creative solutions for both technical and user-facing needs in-line with the department objectives.
    • Lead the design and planning of end-to-end features, which involve multiple areas of technical expertise.
    • Participate in the technical aspects of projects and collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements.
    • Implement intuitive and user-friendly interfaces using modern web technologies including but not limited HTML, CSS, JavaScript and others.
    • Develop robust and scalable server-side logic using programming languages, such as Java.
    • Build and maintain databases and server-side services, design database schemas, and ensure data security and integrity in-line with the defined goals.
    • Continuously conduct thorough testing  and audits of web applications to analyze and optimize application performance, identify and resolve bottlenecks, performance issues and security vulnerabilities.
    • Ensure implementing security best practices to safeguard applications and user data. Stay updated with the latest security trends and address potential vulnerabilities.
    • Build, collaborate, and foster positive relationships and strong links with business stakeholders, project managers, vendors, and development teams to ensure successful applications implementation.

Shared Activity

    • Carry out any other duties and responsibilities related to the role at the request of the direct manager.
    • Follow all relevant departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures, and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.
    • Demonstrate compliance to organization’s values and ethics at all times to support the establishment of a value drive culture within the organization.
    • Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement and sustainability of systems, processes and practices considering global standards, productivity improvement and cost reduction. Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement and sustainability of systems, processes, and practices considering global standards, productivity improvement, and cost reduction.
    • Adhere to the DCT Occupational Safety and Health policy, regulations, and laws, and provide help to the Corporate EHS in executing the OSHMS.
    • Report any incidents, near misses, occupational illnesses, unsafe practices, and conditions immediately to the concerned person and participate in the investigation of OSH incidents, as required.

Communication and Business Relationships

Internal : DCT Relevant Sectors / Departments


    • Key vendors/Consultants / suppliers
    • Government entities / Relevant Federal and Local Agencies
    • Abu Dhabi Systems Information Committee (ADSIC)


Bachelor’s (Master’s degree preferred) in Computer Science or equivalent.


7-12 years of proven extensive experience in hands-on web applications development. An experience in a semi-government entity is preferred.

Proven experience in maintaining applications in production environments, cloud services configurations (Azure or AWS), Docker, Kubernetes, and data visualization


    • Full professional English proficiency both in speaking and writing.
    • Skilled in MS Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel).
    • A product-oriented mindset with the ability to translate client-facing features into multi-disciplinary technological solutions Profound knowledge of React and Angular.
    • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills and the ability to identify and resolve complex technical challenges. Strong knowledge of Spring Boot and Java/GoLang /NET Technologies.
    • Strong technical skills in DevOps/Continuous Integration
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with stakeholders/vendors and cross-functional team members.
    • Self-motivated with a proven ability to complete work in a timely manner.
    • Ability to quickly integrate with existing business software tools and knowledge of other relevant industry software.