Head of Engineering

Job opening for Head of Engineering position with one of our client.

Please find the details below.

Position: Head of Engineering
Experience: 12 – 15 years
Location: Mumbai / Work from home

Role and Responsibilities

  • The Head of Engineering should be a technology geek, with hands-ons experience on Architecting, designing and developing large scale enterprise solutions in Microsoft Technologies and open stack. 
  • Reporting directly to the CTO, this person will be working closely with the executive management members to drive the company strategy forward. Above all the person will need excellent leadership skills to manage the largest team within the organisation.
  • The Head of Engineering will lead multiple teams including Product Development, Solution architecture, Infrastructure Design and Management, Information Security, and various Customer Projects. 
  • The Head of Engineering will need to have blend of product and technology outlook.
  • The Head of Engineering will be leading the projects and product development in Agile and Lean development space, and will have strong contribution to requirement visualization, elaboration to the actual product implementation.
  • The role provides an opportunity to stamp an indelible footprint on complex and growing solutions.
  • The role provides versatility from making strategic decision to Information technology Operations and Information Security.
  • The role provides an opportunity to lead Technology at India’s largest Preventive care organization, thereby enabling the organization and deliveries with best in class solutions to the business requirements. Technology is the Ship that drives growth at our organization and you would be in the driving seat.
  • Leading a team of smart people and working with executive management team will allow your growth opportunity while providing enough space for bringing innovative and problem solving approach from you. 
  • You will be required to leading the Architecture group to drive technology leadership, creating scalable and micro-services based architecture, frameworks, best practices, architecture, coding guidelines and ensuring their adherence.
  • You will be required to guide the Delivery Teams to ensure reliable and quality releases with-in agreed and planned timelines.
  • You will work with our Sales Team to ensure the right solution is provided to prospects.
  • You will be the face of organization to the customers and prospects, help out best in class and architecture to fit solutions to the needs.
  • You will be leading the deliveries and support on the platform with-in India and Abroad.
  • Ensure that solution architecture is reusable across products and extensible for future enhancements

Expected / Desired Skillset

  • 8 – 15 years of Strong Architecture and Development experience with Microsoft Technologies and Open Source stack.
  • Worked on  Microservices , Spring Cloud, Java, Web API, SOA, MongoDB, SQL, reactjs, Kafka and other technological components associated with Open Source Technology Stack.
  • Experience on building Apps, Web Apps and extensive experience over AWS is a Must.
  • Must be a front runner, with ability to envisage the solutions based on the requirements given. 
  • Being a Product Tech Lead, must be able to visualize the requirements, impact on the existing product and must be able to draw efficient and accelerating Sprints to the delivery.
  • Experience with JIRA, Bitbucket etc will be added advantage. Must have at least 1 or 2 Enterprise Software Project implementations as a Lead/architect to the project.
  • Strong 4-5 years of Team Lead / Project lead experience of leading a team of 10+ delivery team members. The ability to handle diverse situations, multiple projects, rapidly changing priorities, and leading junior developers.
  • Experience in at least one tech team transformation towards better SDLC practices (pair programming, XP, Scrum,Low Latency etc.)
  • Experience in executing products and projects in Indian Industry and Customer base will be an added advantage.
  • Experience on Data Sciences and NOSQL Databases will be an added advantage.

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