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29/06 Prashant Kulkarni
AVP Recruitment at Squareroot

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Head - Engineering - FinTech - IIT/IIM (12-15 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 1117693

Our client is one of the fastest growing Fintech company in India which is moving from Series A to Series B round of funding. They are looking to have a Leadership Team (Head of Engineering) to join team and lead engineering efforts.

Position: Head of Engineering

Location: Bangalore

Job Description:

- Build and Lead multiple teams of 10-15 top notch engineers to own, drive & deliver critical parts of our products.

- Work closely with Engineering Managers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development.

- Set up the organization & processes to enable timely delivery of projects with high quality.

- Set up best practices for development and champion their adoption.

- Oversee Architecture & design of technically robust, flexible and scalable solutions.

- Architecting and engineering solutions which can meet the requirement of unknown customer buying off the shelf products

- Engage with product management and CTO office team to drive the functionality, usability and other non-functional requirements and hence the solution for the same

- Ensure on-time launches by managing design, development, and integration efforts according to a standard or customized project plan

- Be a champion of engineering excellence: establish team metrics for measurement of engineering and operational excellence. Implement a consistent, regular process for assessment and improvement.

- Show strong business and technical judgment that will accelerate time to market of releases, while incrementally moving our services towards the long-term vision.

- Be responsible for mentoring and developing front line managers and engineers.


- Bachelor Degree or higher in Computer Science or related field from Premium Institutes

- 10+ years of work experience in software development and 5+ years as a leadership role.

- Deep Understanding of enterprise grade technologies.

- Experience in building and running distributed systems for 24x7 online services at scale.

- Deep understanding & expertise with highly transactional, large relational and complex systems

- Knowledge of Object-Oriented Design, data structures, algorithm design, and complexity analysis.

- Experience in defining and executing professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle.

- Strong analytic and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions.

- Strengths in problem-solving, issue resolution, ability to work in a deadline-driven work environment, attention to detail, and ability to multitask.

- Strong verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated experience. Engaging and influencing peers and executives.

- A strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive.

- Being a strong leader, mentor, and people manager.

Besides skills we are looking

- Startup and Entrepreneurial mindset.

- Execution oriented.

- Ability to think big.

- Collaborative mindset.

- Compensation could include stock options for significant upside.

If this excites you, please apply giving the details of current salary drawn and we would love to have a chat with you.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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