Head of Development -- Product

ABC Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
  • Bangalore
  • 40-45 lakh
  • 18-22 years
  • 30 Jan 2015

  • Software Design & Development

  • Engineering
Job Description

Role: Head of Development -- Product Location: Bangalore Reporting line: Reports to VP -- Engineering and QA About the role: This is a senior development management role with global responsibility for one of the company's product. The company has many award winning, market leading products and the incumbent will be responsible for Engineering/Development for one such product. The development group comprises about 150 - 250 people, located in a location or in multi-locations. The Head of Development is directly accountable for the management of the engineering team and for the delivery of new products and releases according to roadmaps agreed with the product and QA/Testing managers. The head of Development should also expect to communicate directly with other functions within the company(sales, pre-sales, services and support) as well as with key customers. Key requirements and experience: 1. Strong technical development manager: understands and has managed projects across a range of development environments; uses Agile methodology; has a software product mindset; is obsessive about quality. Understands the difference between working for a software company and an in-house IT department. Track record of delivering clean and working designs and architectures for large-scale projects 2. Hands-on: excellent knowledge of C++ or Java; familiarity with distributed systems, service architectures and infrastructural dependencies 3. Results-oriented: tenacious, gets things done 4. Excellent manager: able to build and manage a world class team 5. Excellent cross-group collaboration skills with the ability to work across functional areas and geographies 6. Strong written and verbal communication skills Educational background: Bachelors degree in engineering from a good university Other requirements: Relevant post-graduate qualification in technology or financial markets would be helpful Must have worked for an enterprise software company Financial markets domain knowledge would be an advantage but is not essential

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