Roles and Responsibilities:
? Mentor and guide a team of 10-12 top notch full stack engineers across various levels.
? Responsible for the product engineering road map, quality assurance and stability of the products.
? Responsible for right tech solutioning, architecture being deployed maintaining right balance in short term and long term outcomes.
? Collaborate with Product managers and Business teams to develop long-term product roadmap and own the release planning cycles.
? Defining career trajectory path for the engineers in the team. Performing regular performance evaluation and sharing feedback.
? Operating with scale and speed amidst flux, there is just a LOT happening.
? Working with VP Engg/CTO to define best practices for development and champion their adoption and at the same time Architect & design technically robust, flexible and scalable solutions.
? Perform well in uncertainties; collaborate and work with unclear interfaces to other teams in our fast paced environment.
? Responsible for hiring and skills management within the team.
Desired Skills and Experience:
? BS/ MS in Computer Science from NIT, REC, BIT’s or other top tier colleges.
? 7-8 years of total work experience in high scale web based products with reputed companies and 1-2 years of work experience in managing engineering teams and project delivery, preferably in a start up environment.
? Strong hands on experience in at least one object oriented language (C++/Java) and one dynamic scripting language (e.g. Ruby, Python, PHP) is a must.
? Knowledge of MVC frameworks like Rails, Django, Symphony, Yii is desired.
? Prior experience with Amazon Web Services would be preferred.
? Excellent written and oral communication skills.
? Excellent personal. People & communication skills
? Experience in organisation wide initiatives and change management.
? Ability to make quick decisions in high pressure environments with limited information.