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Emirates CEO Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum
Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum
15 Ratings
  1. "Not a bad place to work"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineering Manager in Dubai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Emirates full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    A professional and challenging work environment, good Salary package, Education Allowance for children, Travel benefits.

    Cons

    High performance, high pressure environment, budgetary constraints, slow career progression,.

    Emirates2019-04-06
  2. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Dubai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emirates for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance and freedom to express opinions

    Cons

    They take time in adopting new tech stuff and status of the job depends on oil prices

    Emirates2019-03-20
  3. "Good place to work in GCC region."

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Dubai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emirates for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Good pay Flexible working hours Friendly staff(Mostly Asians) Renewable contract

    Cons

    No facilities in office like tea or coffee or food. Lots of politics between employees No Hikes Rare promotions Some projects are too old with outdated technologies.

    Advice to Management

    NA

    Emirates2019-03-13
  4. "Worst company I ever worked. Stay away at any cost"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Emirates for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Tax free salary in U.A.E

    Cons

    Totally garbage people on top level Nobody cares about your skills unless you know buttering Just a bunch of people giving favour to their pets Get ready to loose your dignity and professionalism * This is my experience working in the IT department

    Advice to Management

    Don't care about this company, so nothing

    Emirates2019-02-11
  5. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Dubai

    I worked at Emirates full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Nice salary Great company ,lear a lot

    Cons

    Redundant work a lot of management

    Emirates2018-12-16
  6. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Dubai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emirates full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    A lot of tickets benefits and good enviroment

    Cons

    Health insurance not that good

    Emirates2018-11-28
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Dubai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Emirates full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Lot of Perks (discounts in many outlets of Dubai) and Cheap Tickets to travel

    Cons

    Basic Salary in AED is lower than contemporary peers with similar experince in other companies. Also work environment is stressful as the company basically operates 24/7 hence colleagues can call over weekends and off time for work purposes

    Emirates2018-08-12
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good work, no big Increments"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Dubai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emirates full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Interesting and relevant work. Choose your team you want to work in. Discounts in various clubs.

    Cons

    Salary hikes are a thing of past. You might get a hike of 200 AED only after 1-2 years.

    Emirates2018-07-26
  9. Helpful (5)

    "Not Good For Software Engineers"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Dubai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Emirates full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    I can't think of any

    Cons

    Its not a proper IT company Only boot lickers survive in the company Mallu people play cheap politics They will ruin your confidence and career, you will regret with your decision to work on contract here Managers are pathetic they will treat you as slaves, which is the work culture on this region. You need to be a good politician to survive here, skills will not matter Its a fraud in the name of IT, don't join,...

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    Advice to Management

    Please shut your IT operations, and fire all the boot lickers immediately. Stop politics and the Slavery culture.

    Emirates2018-08-26
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Dubai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emirates full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Very good opportunity to learn new tech in Airline Industry.

    Cons

    Needs to follow excellent agile methodology

    Emirates2018-04-20
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