Engineering Manager

Bengaluru   |   Full Time

Key Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the design, development, quality, and delivery of initiatives for the team

  • Recruit great engineers, in collaboration with Velocity’s recruiting team

  • Define the technology roadmap for the team and liaison with the business teams and product managers to shape the business OKR planning

  • Oversee agile delivery processes and adoption of milestone-based execution; proactively lead stakeholders communications related to deliverables and risks

  • Research and identify emerging technologies to define long-term engineering initiatives

  • Lead and mentor your team, taking them to the next level of technical expertise and inspiring a team culture of ownership, accountability, data-based decisions, continuous improvement, and blameless retrospectives

  • Work closely with Engineering Leaders, Managers; Product Management, Business Development and Operation teams, and enable them by providing 

  • You set up best practices for development and champion their adoption and at the same time Architect & design technically robust, flexible and scalable solutions.

  • Perform regular performance evaluation and share and seek feedback.

What to bring

  • At least 5 years of experience in software development and delivery, with in-depth knowledge of software architectures; must have at least 2 years of experience in leading small and mid-sized development teams

  • Great project management skills to lead and juggle multi-engineer projects and deliver high-quality projects on time

  • BTech, MTech, or PhD in Computer Science or a related technical discipline (or equivalent).

  • Past experience with startups and fast paced environments is an added advantage

  • Excellent leadership skills to mentor the engineers under you.

  • Track record of leading productive engineering teams

  • You lead by example, by setting the right context, and by helping teammates do their best work

  • Deep understanding of technologies and architecture in a highly scalable and available set-up.

  • Good communication skills in verbal and written English.

About us:
We are a VC funded fintech startup based in Bangalore with the audacious goal of building the future of business financing. The founders are IITB and IIMA alumni with past experience at McKinsey, Elevation Capital (previously SAIF Partners), Taskbob, Acko and Hackerrank. We are growing rapidly and looking to build a strong team to join us in this journey. We promise:

  • An exciting work environment
  • Non-hierarchical, performance driven culture
  • Rapid growth and learning opportunity
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive medical insurance coverage
  • Significant ESOPs under an employee friendly ESOP policy

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