13-18 years of experience working in a distributed product development environment. Should have experience in development of at least two enterprise products end to end, taking them to production and running in production 24*7. o Should have excellent technical knowledge of distributed platforms acquired via hands on experience. Extremely strong in one technology area and having technical width on multiple areas. Should have developed at least 2-3 enterprise products with strong SI capabilities from conceptualization to go-live and post go-live support. o Should have exposure to complete product development lifecycle including production support o Should have prior experience working with product management to prioritize roadmap items for delivery and working closely with PM teams for building the product and taking it to the market, participating in pre-sales workshops to understand market gaps and delivering the same. o Should have cross functional expertise and hands on experience as a developer, architect, business analyst and team lead on complex technology projects o Should have worked in cross functional teams (product management, development, QA, customers), understand team dynamics and priorities of each functional stakeholder and work with them to meet the deadlines o Should have excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills o Should be assertive, able to resolve conflicts and gain consensus in a cross functional team o Past experience with working on agile teams, scrum master, PMI-ACP certification is a plus Skills / Competencies: o Strong technical skills with hands on experience in architecting and leading teams building enterprise products. o Good knowledge of data structures, algorithms and distributed systems design principles. Experience working with open source products is a plus. o Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills o Stakeholder management in a functional organization; ability to work under pressure, negotiate and reach consensus o Demonstrates resourcefulness and resilience in the face of change, obstacles and adversity. Updates technical, functional, management knowledge and skills to handle new complexities, challenges & responsibility o Create strategies for own organization that align with the divisions strategies and lead to the achievement of business outcomes. Identify and pursue initiatives and opportunities that fit and support division strategies o Builds and sustains trusting, collaborative relationships and alliances across functional, organizational and geographic boundaries to achieve goals o Builds positively motivated teams. Develops talent and replacement plan for own organization that increase efficiency and build diversity. Creates an environment where team members are held accountable for their area of responsibility. Mentors, guides and sponsors development of key talent.