Engineering Manager - Infrastructure


Full Time USD 155K - 173K *
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About Us

Swvl is a revolutionary idea that was born from passion, loyalty, and persistence to face all challenges that come our way. It started with an observation turning into a realization; too many cars on the streets, wasting our limited resources: time, space, and money. Swvl became the first 1.5 billion unicorn in the Middle East to list on NASDAQ and is currently the 2nd best-funded startup in the MENA region. With a presence and operations in up to 22 countries worldwide and a vision to be active on 6 continents. Our main goal is not just to facilitate commuting, but a hunger to strive for solutions, encourage the contribution of youth in innovation, and inspire change. We are looking for an engaged and enthusiastic Engineer to join our team of talented engineers that share a common interest in distributed systems, their scalability and continued development.

About the Job

Infrastructure team at Swvl provides the company with the fundamental capabilities and systems for the cloud providers on which all of our products run. Our priorities are to continuously improve our reliability and security while addressing the challenges of scale and engineering velocity. All of these are important components to be the success of our products.

We are seeking an Engineering Manager in Infrastructure who will lead and grow a team of talented engineers that manages our cloud infrastructure.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Lead, manage and grow a team of infrastructure engineers in automating, streamlining and scaling our cloud infrastructure.
  • Guide the team through solving complex infrastructure challenges.
  • Build strong relationship with other engineering managers in SRE and Product engineering. Partner with them to create and execute on the roadmap of our cloud infrastructure.
  • Drive technical decisions and initiatives to streamline our cloud infrastructure operations, security, and efficiency.
  • Promote a culture of resilience, learning, production readiness and ownership.


  • Passionate about infrastructure, cloud platforms and automation.
  • Experience in managing, organizing and prioritizing multiple projects and workstreams.
  • Experience in growing and mentoring engineers.
  • Passionate about recruiting and growing diverse teams of engineers.
  • 2+ years of experience as an Engineering Manager to Lead in a similar related role.

What We Offer

  • Great opportunity to be part of a start-up with a lot of responsibility and independence early on and where you will have an impact on the entire business
  • Attractive compensation package
  • Access to Udemy for learning and development

Our Ways of Working

  • Remote and sync work, work from anywhere in the world
  • Product first mindset
  • The best idea wins; we’re all ears when it comes to ways to do things better

Our Technology Stack

  • For backend, we build in Node.js, go-lang, and typescript
  • For the frontend, we build using Node.js and react
  • For mobile, we use Swift and Kotlin
  • We use AWS and GCP for cloud services
  • We manage our infrastructure with Terraform, Kubernetes, Helm, Istio, Vault, Docker, ArgoCD and DataDog
  • For persistence, we are mostly using MongoDB & SQL databases

If you feel you don’t have the full experience we’re looking for but feel you could be a fit, are willing to learn, do apply anyway. We are building a diverse and inclusive team.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey at
Job perks/benefits: Startup environment
Job region: Worldwide/Anywhere
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