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17/03 Bevin
Associate Consultant at Wenger & Watson Inc.

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Engineering Director - Bank (15-25 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 809607

Purpose of the Role:

- American Express is looking for an energetic engineering leader responsible for product development and enhancement by actively leading 3-4 agile scrum teams. This leader will have an opportunity to build teams by hiring talented individuals and will be involved in day to day architecture and development activities.


- Drive innovation and manage product development teams within a fast paced, agile environment

- Cultivate an environment of continuous engineering improvement through mentoring, feedback, and metrics

- Recruit IT professionals with business and industry experience, and develop, reward and energize a competent, effective team within the technology organization.

- Lead software development teams, obtaining necessary resources, acting as an escalation point and removing impediments to achieve goals and objectives

- Engage in hands-on design and ensure alignment of strategy, architecture, tools/methods with software engineers and architects to execute product roadmaps

- Collaborate with a wide variety to stakeholders within business and technology teams to drive change required to execute product roadmaps

- Enable integrated teams to deliver technology solutions in support of key product initiatives by working closely with product managers, technical project managers, architects, engineers, and quality assurance

Past Experience :

- 15+ years of active architecture, design, engineering, and implementation experience in a complex enterprise environment

- Extensive hands-on experience building and managing the development of complex, large scale enterprise applications and products that require a deep understanding of application logic and development of executable technology strategies

- Proven experience attracting, hiring retaining and leading top engineering talent and high performance product engineering teams

- Experience with Agile, Scrum or other rapid application development methodologies is required

Academic Background:

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or related field

- Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or related field a plus

- Technical Skills/Capabilities:

- Deep knowledge of front end, middleware and backend technologies such as Java, JavaScript, Docker, Kubernetes

- Recent hands-on experience in the development of enterprise-grade API(s)

- Recent experience with agile development methodologies

- Demonstrated expertise in designing highly available, fault-tolerant, scalable solution architectures

- Demonstrated expertise in Data and Analytics field and pertains knowledge in Big Data technologies, Machine Learning, Tableau, MicroStrategy

Behavioral Skills/Capabilities:

Enterprise Leadership Behaviors: 

- Set The Agenda: Define What Winning Looks Like, Put Enterprise Thinking First, Lead with an External Perspective

- Bring Others With You: Build the Best Team, Seek & Provide Coaching Feedback, Make Collaboration

- Do It The Right Way: Communicate Frequently, Candidly & Clearly, Make Decisions - Quickly & Effectively, Live the Blue Box Values, Great Leadership Demands Courage

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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