Job Description :
The Technology Lead will be responsible for working closely with business and other stakeholders across the company. The chosen candidate will be a core technology high performer; with a successful history of product development using latest technologies, preferably in consumer technology.
The candidate needs to be passionate about creating consumer technology and delivering a world-class user experience. This curiosity should be backed by hands-on commitment to build teams and businesses that delivers this user experience.
Finally, Technology Lead is key member of the management team of the organization and should be a person who constantly sets high standards, challenges team and peers towards delivering to their best potential.
Set the vision and mission for the technology team, instil the right mind-set and shared vision for great teamwork.
Own the full life-cycle development process from product definition, through design, development, test, release and continuous improvement.
Leverage in depth technology skills and experience in delivering a great consumer experience and put in place the right processes and environment for the teams to work in.
Leverage cutting-edge technologies to produce high quality platform and front-end apps, including Android and iOS apps.
Help the organization track interesting trends on emerging technologies and the broader Internet domain that are relevant and take advantage of such technology trends.
Use sophisticated means to track and deliver software on schedule by minimizing risk, tracking dependencies, proactive planning and efficient communication with the extended teams.
Will need to make use of their strong knowledge of data and consumer analytics to create streamlined processes for a smooth user experience.
Desired Profile B.E/MS in Computer Science or equivalent, preferably from a premier institute.
At least 7 years working in the online domain in a senior technology role
At least 5 years experience leading a technology team of some significance
Experience working in or with start-ups
Experience getting consumer technology products to market, preferable in mobile
A great knowledge and feel for consumer mobile products, including the latest technologies
Strong experience with open-source technologies
Ability to multi-task and switch gears easily
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to understand business needs and translate in the form of technology