IT Engineer


We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who will provide IT assistance to our colleagues. You will diagnose and troubleshoot software and hardware related incidents and help our colleagues with their day to day IT needs. You will work in Cairo offices within the IT guidelines / processes and be a custodian of the IT department to deliver a high-quality service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing 1st and 2nd line support to all the IT systems and services provided and used by Careem including Call Center.
  • Log and track all incidents via the ITSM tool (Jira) and follow the incident management process. Working on escalated Incidents from the IT Service Desk and ensure that Incidents are updated daily with meaningful updates, quality and troubleshooting steps performed. Ensure that incidents are resolved within the set SLA’s.
  • Working on the regional incidents queues to help drive down the incident volumes (remote support).
  • Providing support via the central IT Support Slack channel and ensuring that incidents are logged on behalf of the end users.
  • Ensure that priority 1 / critical issues are communicated to the IT leadership team and key stakeholders for visibility and awareness.
  • Perform daily checks to ensure that uptime for network performance, WIFI, meeting rooms, applications etc.
  • Support Call Center by providing related technical support, including configure and deliver required hardware devices (laptop, desktop, mifi, headset,,,etc), resolving hardware and software issues and responding to daily operational support issues .
  • Troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults including replacing damaged parts, ordering new parts when necessary and managing maintenance cycle with vendors.
  • Installation of new hardware, software and printers.
  • Implementing and assisting on the roll out of new applications or operating systems.
  • Preparing new laptops, installation & configuration of computer hardware operating systems and applications as part of the new joiners onboarding processes.
  • Working with the People (HR) Team for the leavers (Offboarding) processes, disabling account access, collection of HW devices, revoking application licenses and uninstalling software, and updating the Asset Management tool.
  • Coordinate with the local supplier / Procurement team for the asset Management / tagging and Tracking.
  • Providing assistance to colleagues with technology-related issues.
  • Meeting room support for tele/ video conference solutions to minimize disruption to the productivity of meetings. Proactive monitoring to ensure that all meeting rooms tech are online and working order.
  • Problem Management to ensure that incidents are reviewed for recurring issues and Problems are highlighted. Provide work arounds, perform Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and document Known Errors.
  • Change Management to assess / minimize the impact to production services. Ensure there is communication to the users of any disruption to services.
  • Working closely with the IT Security team to ensure Security policies and best practices are up to date and enforced. Follow the security guidelines in place to protect Careem’s Infrastructure and Assets.
  • Enforce the IT policies and procedures and act as a custodian of IT and help educate users on best practices, protect data, software and hardware to local IT infrastructure.
  • Ensure continuous improvement and will be responsible for infrastructure projects. Timely rollout of new applications, new hardware and security releases as instructed by basecamp (Dubai, UAE).
  • Keeping up to date with the latest technology changes and industry practices.
  • Help in planning in-house or off-site activities, like company and team events, meetups, and conferences.

Communication skills

  • Effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors.
  • Delivers engaging, informative and well-organized presentations.
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.

Problem Solving

  • Combine patience, determination, and persistence to troubleshoot issues
  • Dynamic, results-oriented problem solver 
  • Easily understand, investigate and solve technical problems in a details driven attitude 
  • Skilled at evaluating options and generating solutions
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Troubleshooting equipment or situations


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar discipline.
  • 1-2 years experience.   
  • ability to work in rotational shifts


  •   Must be fluent in English (Written / Spoken)

…Oh, and also, we’re looking for someone who can take ownership and who shoots to the moon and beyond. Is this you? We’re looking forward to seeing your application! 🚀

Careem is the internet platform for the greater Middle East region. A pioneer of the region's ride-hailing economy, Careem is expanding services across its platform to become the region's everyday Super App. Careem's mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem operates in over 100 cities across 13 countries and has created more than one million employment opportunities in the region. Careem became a wholly owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020.