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Director Of Engineering
Ref No.: 20-00590
Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka
Position Type:Direct Placement
As Director of Engineering, you will be expected to lead and design projects that will solve for operational efficiency and optimize for platform growth. In turn, you will gain practical leadership, operations, and commercial skills which will pave the way for a breadth of senior-level management positions.
You must possess intrinsic management skills as well as a stellar technical vision that will make Dunzo the logistical layer of every city.
Responsibilities
You will be part of the core team and drive decision-making for a whole vertical.
Lead a large multi-disciplinary cross-geography team responsible for the full lifecycle of product development and testing.
Guide the overall architecture, design, and development of the engineering function.
Align with colleagues and management to integrate business goals.
Set clear direction and ensure absolute ownership of objectives.
Ensure agility in teams building out reusable platforms.
Contribute substantially to innovation and overcome technology limitations to deliver on customer experience.
Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, enhancing, and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team.
Requirements
Deeply empathetic towards users' needs
Experience working with Product Management at a senior management level
10+ years of experience designing and developing complex, interactive consumer applications
7+ years of experience in software development.
At least 5 years managing software development teams including hands-on architectural or distributed systems experience
Exposure in building RESTful APIs with monitoring(New Relic, graphite), fault tolerance and metrics.
Experience/Knowledge of HyperLocal Delivery is a plus.
A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects and bringing in and growing engineering talent
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences.
An entrepreneurial spirit combined with strong programming and product management skills.
A strong people manager who can build enduring teams
Hungry to make an impact ethically and effectively
Able to envision solutions for a global product
Able to work through complex problems with a wide variety of people
Uncompromising on execution and efficiency
Skilled in building large-scale, high availability production web application infrastructure
Tech Experience:
Overall 10+ years experience in technology roles with 5+ years of hands-on coding experience
Engineering Management Experience:
4+ years of managing/growing engineering teams of 20+ people