(Sr.) Director - Engineering

Information Technology Ahmedabad, Gujarat


Description

This is a unique opportunity for a dynamic and passionate technology leader to join a rapidly growing company and make significant contributions to the design and delivery of our products.

We have high engineering standards on real-time controls software, and we want you to help make us better.

[A day in the life]
Manage the people on a large engineering team to keep them aligned and focused on achieving the team’s goals
Drives the design, strategy and execution of software development projects to support product roadmaps
Lead technology architecture and development as per product needs
Oversee the daily activities and progress of multiple SCRUM teams
Monitor, and continuously update, team metrics for measurement of engineering and operational excellence. Ensure a consistent, regular process for assessment of goals and improvement of deliveries
Lead many SCRUM teams through estimating engineering effort to build new features and fix prior mistakes
Collaborate with Product Managers on new products and new features
Implement data driven approach to execution to drive transparency and
accountability across all stakeholders
Identify market gaps, product/client requirements or issues and work with
geographically distributed cross-functional teams such as product, customer success and sales to define detailed plan and execute it with agility and speed
Support the ongoing engineering needs of our existing customers and prospects while balancing product goals alongside engineering driven projects 
Create an impact on our overall software development approach, setting engineering, road maps, partnering with product management and product marketing across different geographical locations
Strategic thinker with abilities to create or work on 90, 120, 180-day plans designed along with leadership team for self and teams.

[About you]
16+ years of technology including 6+ years of management experience in various elements of full-stack software development front end, back end, data and insights and handson technical design & implementation experience preferably in SaaS products
Works closely with VP, Engineering and other senior leadership to develop and implement world class Engineering practices.
Strategic thinker with the ability to formulate product and business strategies
Excellent understanding of software development life cycles (SDLC) with experience guiding teams through planning, development, and rollout using best in industry agile practices
Prior experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams of manager, senior engineers simultaneously working on multiple projects and technologies
Strong cross-functional collaboration and influencing skills at high levels
Possess innate customer service skills including the ability to be empathetic, accurate, compassionate, responsive, resourceful, and conscientious
Strong relationship management, strategizing, project management, problem solving, and change management skills
Ability to work with local & global stakeholders in a matrix environment
Comfortable interacting and presenting in front of C-level executives
Thrive in fast-changing environments and ambiguity while being execution-oriented, hands-on, pragmatic, and focused on results
Motivated problem solver who can accurately document and communicate issues
Prior experience working with cloud enablement of monolithic applications and experience with Domain driven design and microservices based architecture.

[What sets us apart?]
Opportunity to work directly with the Managing Director - Litera India as well as the Chief Technology Officer and other Executives
Opportunity to help create and lead a strong team of engineers and lead innovation and creation of best in class products
Participate in helping shape the contours of the software development and influence outcomes
Strong participation in engineering strategies and product deliveries
Opportunity to work with cross geography teams and travel as necessary
Participate in creating a fun, smart, passionate multi-cultural and merit-driven team
You will be challenged and encouraged to broaden your and your team’s skills including access to personal development courses and learning platforms
Regular social & philanthropic events
Market leading health benefits, generous PTO and holiday policies, such benefits in line with best in peer industry.