Trella is a platform that connects shippers to carriers. Trella…

Engineering Manager

Cairo, Egypt / hybrid-ro, Yeongcheon-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

About Us Ready to change the world? We’re reinventing freight and logistics at Trella. Backed by a number of leading VC companies (YC, Maersk Growth, Algebra Ventures and Raed Ventures) and we're looking for the best talent out there to help us build and scale our product offering. We aspire to create a step-change in the industry and we want you to be a part of the journey!

We are innovative problem-solvers on this adventure together. Working at Trella means that you’ll be surrounded by colleagues who are constantly pushing boundaries, thinking ahead, and meeting the high standards we set for ourselves. When we build, we do so in a product-led way: we value our customer experience and scalability, and we prioritize how we build our product accordingly.

Our Purpose At Trella our Vision is to Empower our Communities to move Economies Forward, and we're doing this by building a digital experience that provides our Shippers, Carriers and Teams with the right technology and platform that reduces the costs of moving goods —> Simply, we're trying to disrupt and reinvent trucking, and empower our economies. We have launched from Egypt to Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and UAE, and are looking to build and expand our footprint across the MENA-P region.

About the Role The Engineering Manager oversees and develops with their team the conception, execution and launch of engineering products. The successful candidate will also manage communication and coordination among different types of engineers, designers and analysts working on various projects.

What You'll Do:

  • Help build and develop great software teams to deliver world-class products.
  • Develop and grow a team of software engineers in implementing high-quality services including design, development, and deployment of new business functionality.
  • Encourages and supports others to take on responsibility, authority, and accountability.
  • Establish a solid project framework and development processes.
  • Take part in engineers day to day technical guidance and support them in complex problem-solving.
  • You will be promoting a culture of excellence, where best practices and standards are an everyday habit.

What You'll Need:

  • 7+ years of professional experience architecting, developing, and shipping software products and/or services.
  • 2+ years of leading a team of cross-functional engineers.
  • Experience in multi-tiered distributed systems, web services, APIs, and relational & NoSQL databases
  • Extensive backend programming experience in one or more of the following: C#, Go, Python
  • Ability to: effectively articulate technical situations and solutions; deal with loosely defined problems and fast-changing requirements & think abstractly.
  • A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design.
  • Experience in Microservices architecture, Kafka, Redis, ElasticSearch is a big plus.
  • Able to thrive in a dynamic environment where goals and requirements may be changing. If you want to be an active partner for Product Management in order to deliver market fitting solutions, apply immediately.

What we offer

  • Getting invaluable experience by joining the Forbes Middle East's top 50 most funded start-ups in MENA.
  • Proud to be a company that promotes Diversity & Inclusion.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Ability to rest up with annual vacation days.
  • Biannual performance review.
  • Development opportunities in a rapidly growing multinational company.
  • Supporting our colleagues to build and grow themselves through Learning & Development initiatives.

Our Candidate-Focused Selection Procedure: Apply via the link provided. Upon reviewing our applications, we will selectively reach out to have an introductory chat to provide you with more info on Trella, the role and get to know you better. This will be done via phone, Google Meets, Zoom, or FaceTime!

We aim to provide our feedback within 2-4 weeks of our last discussions with you. However, sometimes this may be longer depending on the level of the role. Please feel free to reach out on status updates to your relevant Recruiter, or else, we will at least send an email update to manage your expectations of the role as soon as we can.

About Trella

Our vision is to empower carriers and intelligently move freight - creating unprecedented economic opportunities in the logistics space while allowing shippers to book reliable, affordable and high quality loads.

Trella aims to structure and regulate the freight industry with a goal of improving efficiency and reducing waste throughout the entire supply chain. This can only be achieved through building technology to create an interconnected network of carriers and shippers.

Through this technology, Trella will improve shipping routes, increase container utilization and efficiently batch shipments. This will effectively reduce costs throughout the entire supply chain, improving carrier and shipper economics and ensure both ends of the marketplace profitably grow their businesses - creating unprecedented economic opportunities in the logistics space - while reducing environmental waste.

Team Size:50
Location:Cairo, Egypt
Ali El Atrash
Ali El Atrash
Omar Hagrass
Omar Hagrass
Pierre Saad
Pierre Saad