Director Engineering

Abanel Management Consulting
  • Bangalore
  • Confidential
  • 10-12 years
  • 22 Jun 2015

  • Software Design & Development, Senior Management-Technology

  • Internet/ ECommerce
Job Description

Job Role and Responsibilities

* Own the delivery for a subset of the systems in the overall system architecture.
* Collaborate closely with other senior leaders from Engineering and Product Management function to chalk out the roadmap for technology platform evolution.
* Manage a team of Engineering & IT Managers and Architects and oversee the releases through architecture, design, development and testing cycles.
* Contribute significantly in design and architectural reviews across teams towards building robust subsystem integration and a scalable platform.
* Own the quality of delivery and bring in efficiencies in time-to-market cycles by leveraging CI and automated testing infrastructure.
* Own the improvements in subsystem uptime and performance metrics, by using the right monitoring and alerting tools in production environment.
* Mentor team members, carry out performance management, and manage their career progression, hiring and team building activities.
* Oversee and control the budgets for IT, Hosting and other System infrastructure.
* Ensure compliance to standards and policies across the organization.
* Work with business/function and geography heads and stakeholders in resolving critical issues impacting business.
Position Requirements
* Candidate shall have a Master's Degree in Engineering- MS, Mtech from a top-tier university with an undergraduate degree in engineering from a top-tier university.

Knowledge & Experience
* Candidate shall have at least 10-12 years of experience in leading engineering and product development teams in small and medium-sized enterprises with emerging technologies.
* Must have experience in developing and executing business and product strategies & policies.
* 10+ years' experience with at least 3 years' experience managing small teams.
* Familiar with more than one software development methodologies implemented in a fast paced business environment.
* Has contributed to one or more open source projects.
* Prior experience on one or more of the following tech stacks:
Java/JEE, Tomcat, Web services, REST APIs, JMS/Messaging, Spring, Hibernate, Drools
Web, HTML5, CSS, JQuery/AngularJS/Bootstrap.js, AJAX, Responsive Web Design
Mobile Apps (iOS, Android, Windows)
Very Good understanding of OOPS concepts and Design & EAI patterns
* Experience with employee development, performance management and delivering results.
* Excellent ability to solve complex problems, analyze quantitatively and to prioritize effectively and strong bias towards action.
* Nice to have:
Experience with Hadoop/ MapReduce & other Big Data tech stack.
Experience with managing server infrastructure in cloud/hybrid environment.
Experience at customer facing organizations in E-commerce/Travel/Internet domain

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