VP Engineering

Confidential
  • Bangalore
  • Confidential
  • 11-19 years
  • 622 Views
  • 11 Aug 2015
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  • Senior Management-Technology, Software Architecting, IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Mobile/ VAS Applications, IT/ Technology - Software/ Services, Internet/ ECommerce
Job Description

Looking only tier-1 institute candidate

Primary Responsibilities :

- Responsible for development, quality assurance, delivery, and operation of the Product suite

- Responsible for the recruitment, retention and development of the engineering team

- Perform as the primary engineering interface for B2B partnerships and our consumer portal

- Domain experience in digital photo, video and/or document management/processing systems

- Architect for the development large scale cloud-based infrastructures and systems with:

- 1+ million+ users

- 100 million to billions of records | files | transaction

- iOS | Android app

- Web front and backend

Required Skills :

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field

- 10+ years expert experience in software engineering and production operations

- Management experience in a small to medium size company is a must

- Managed development team of at least 8 people, ideally in multiple locations and with off-site consultants etc

- Experience in architecting and implement cross-platform system | infrastructure (mobile iOS | Android AND web)

- Practical experience with AWS environment including DynamoDB | Amazon RDS | Load Balancing | Redshift | Amazon Glacier

- Experience with notification and event tracking infrastructures (Parse, Keen.IO)

- Demonstrated experience in leading, building, and growing an engineering organization

- Excellent communication, listening, and problem-solving skills

- Expert understanding of all aspects of software development life cycle

Required Attributes :

- Must love to have fun

- Must be humble, empathetic, and authentic with others

- Must be passionate about the product mission

- Deep experience developing leading consumer applications and services.

- Strong interest in managing unit tests, system tests, performance tests, and regression tests

- Passionate about automation in all aspects of software development and quality assurance

- Ability to perform with either waterfall or agile development methodologies

- Obsessed with quality

- Obsessed with code reuse and maintainability

- Strong interest in efficiency, communication, and transparency

- Strong orientation to action - Doing whatever it takes to get the job done

- Extremely high attention to detail

Highly Desirable Experience :

- Experience in working with partners for deep product integrations

- Experience in payment processing

- Experience in security, redundancy, high availability, and disaster recovery

- Contributor to open source projects

- Familiarity with computer vision and machine learning methodologies for image analysis and classification