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Senior Back-end Engineer (SysOps +DevOps) (UAE)

The Senior Backend Engineer brings the expertise to build custom solutions on demand, and solves problems programmatically for the team. The Senior Backend Engineer assists with systems integration, web-based tools development, and any onsite programming needs. The preferred candidate must have working back-end web development and database experience, and systems operation skills on Windows, OSX and Linux.


  • Support IT and AV teams for their automation, scripting and development needs
  • Support IT and AV teams with provisioning, deployment, backup and restore procedures
  • Define and implement solutions for automating systems around the institution, to reduce grunt-work and improve efficiency where relevant
  • Research and strategize the roll-out of new tools to ensure the museum is at the cutting edge of DevOps, SysOps and systems automation
  • Work closely with the Head of AV, Head of IT and Director of Technology

  • 3+ years in active technology background and SysAdmin-type responsibilities on Windows, Linux and OSX
  • 2+ years working experience in one or more of the following languages
    • Python
    • Bash / Shell
    • Powershell
    • Proficient in Javascript
    • Proficient in HTML / CSS
    • C, C++, C#
    • Python-based web framework : Flask, Django, Twisted, etc.
    • Javascript frameworks such as VueJS (preferred) and ReactJS
  • Working experience in a fast-paced development environment
  • 1+ years DevOps experience with tools including:
    • Ansible
    • Packer
    • Docker
    • Jenkins
    • Raygun
    • TeamCity
    • Nagios (or similar network management tools)
  • Working knowledge of Windows subsystem for Linux
  • Working knowledge of database systems including:
    • PostgreSQL
    • MySQL/MariaDB
    • MongoDB
  • 2+ years experience with AWS and/or Azure cloud services
  • 1+ years experience in an AV-related field, with exposure to projection mapping, sound design, AR, VR, creative technology, etc.
  • Strong understanding and working experience of network infrastructure
    • Specific experience with Cisco/Meraki preferred
Bonus Skills
  • Unity, UnReal Engine, WordPress or similar rapid web-based CMS environment


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