Engineering Manager

Information Technology Ahmedabad, Gujarat


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Impact Description  

[Company overview] Litera, headquartered in Chicago, IL, is a fast-growing, award-winning  

software company and one of the leading legal technology suppliers in the world. Serving over  

90% of the world's largest law firms, our software is used by hundreds of thousands of lawyers  

every day. As a company recently selected for Crain's Best Places to Work in Chicago, we believe  

professional development, rewards programs, open communication, and transparent leadership  

all contribute to a unique and open work environment. Our employees are driven, energetic,  

passionate, and have the ability to make a direct impact on the future of the company.  

[Role overview] Litera is looking for a hands-on Software Engineering Manager to lead a team of  

software engineers that design and develop enterprise software. They will ensure that the team  

meets all performance metrics (CPU/memory usage, low defect rate, etc.), follows best practices,  

and delivers on schedule. Additionally, the manager reviews product requirements to validate  

technical feasibility, allocates resources, and helps provide timelines.  

[A day in the life]  


Coach and mentor a team of Software Engineers. Manage resource allocations, performance  

reviews and career development  


Oversee and coordinate resources and processes required to deliver new or maintain existing  

software products  



Work with department leaders to define, maintain, and publish Development metrics  

Establish and evolve software development standards and processes along with best practices  

for delivery of scalable and high-quality software  







Command a broad awareness of related projects  

Oversee the recruitment and talent identification process for their team  

Grow the skills sets on the team along with setting overall expectations  

Keep up to date with modern technologies that may be used by the team  

Take a hands-on role in software development when needed  

Contribute to the success of a self-organizing team  

[About you]  



14+ years of software development experience with 5+ years of management experience  

8+ years of experience using modern object-oriented programming languages (example:  

Python, Ruby, C#, C++, Java)  



8+ years of experience with software development principles.  

Experience with React, Django, Redux, SAML, OAuth, Linux (preferably Centos), and web  

service technologies (REST, XML, JSON). Experience with Node.js, Redis, Elasticsearch, Solr,  

building Microservices based software is a plus  


Experience leading software development teams that deliver quality software in an Agile  

environment  




Comfortable giving feedback to team members and handling personal situations  

Comfortable leading, making decisions, solving problems, and organizing work for a team  

Ability to listen, resolve conflict, and negotiate with a high level of influence and  

professionalism  







Proficient at business analytics and metrics gathering  

Excellent at multi-tasking and able to handle competing priorities  

[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  


Opportunity to be a part of the journey to create a new office and influence the  

Participate in helping shape the contours of the software development and influence  

culture  


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 skills as well as your team’s  

skills and have 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