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FOUNDED
2015
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Product
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100-500
STAGE
Raised funding
Why join us

upGrad is an online higher education platform. Founded by Ronnie Screwvala, Mayank Kumar, Ravijot Chugh and Phalgun Kompalli in March’ 2015, upGrad provides rigorous industry-relevant programs designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and industry. Merging the latest technology, pedagogy, and services, upGrad is creating an immersive learning experience – anytime and anywhere.


Through exclusive partnerships with some of the most prominent universities like IIIT-Bangalore, MICA, BITS Pilani, ISB, Cambridge Judge Business School- our aim to impart university education, online.  

Learning online can be tough, especially when you have to do it all by yourself. Reasons why you should upskill with UpGrad:

  • We provide an engaging experience via our suite of learning applications right from the university applications till you get a job and transition
  • We provide structured online courses in collaboration with some of the prominent universities and industry experts
  • We co-create a rigorous curriculum in collaboration with these universities to provide the learners with a holistic learning experience
  • All our courses are comprehensive, structured and rigorous - delivered online, providing you the flexibility and opportunity of continuous learning
  • We conduct regular live lectures with the industry experts and the professors
  • Each of our learners is allocated with a dedicated student mentor who helps them chart a career path and motivates them to push themselves
  • We provide in-depth feedback on all the assignments, case studies, and projects
  • We have delivered 400+ successful career transitions and we’re committed to building careers of tomorrow
  • You get access to an alumni network of 3,000+ students across the globe
  • We also conduct periodic offline events like Hackathons, Bootcamps, Alumni Nights and connect you not only to the professors and industry experts but the peers in your batch too
  • Last but not the last, we provide career assistance and help all the learners with interview preparations, mentorship calls, and job placements even after the completion of the program



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Jobs at upGrad

Admission Consultant

at upGrad

Founded 2015  •  Product  •  100-500 employees  •  Raised funding
Communication Skills
MS-Office
Sales presentations
Inside Sales
Sales management
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Hyderabad
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0 - 5 yrs
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₹3L - ₹6L / yr
  • The ideal candidate should be a creative problem solver at heart who thrives in a team environment.
  • Your role will start with contacting potential learners to set up virtual meetings, counsel the learners and sell the course of Upgrad.
Job posted by
Yogesh Pati

Business Analyst

at upGrad

Founded 2015  •  Product  •  100-500 employees  •  Raised funding
Business Analysis
Business Analyst
Market Research
Secondary Research
Google Analytics
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Mumbai
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2 - 11 yrs
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₹5L - ₹16L / yr
Role and Responsibilities
The job will include the following responsibilities:
● Design world-class online learning experience by leading the program design through user
research, market benchmarking, gap analysis and recommending suitable design to improve
learner experience and learning outcomes.
● Understand the industry requirements and develop courses to help students gain skills to
meet and exceed industry needs.
● Conduct interviews and focussed groups with learners, industry expert, hiring managers and
reach out to them for the better understanding of the industry needs and skill gaps.
● Draw insights from primary and secondary research and translate the knowledge of experts
and professors into structured learning experience suggestions.
● Conduct thorough secondary research by scraping internet, blogs, LinkedIn and other online
sources to collect qualitative and quantitative data to support the skill and industry needs.
● Work closely in a cross-functional environment, with teams such as marketing, content,
delivery, sales and business to develop and overall vision for the program.
● Detail out recommendations and create product-feature vision documents in accordance with
the findings including aligning the P&L costs.
● Work with external stakeholders : subject matter experts (SMEs), university partners to align
on the program design and program requirements.
Skills Required
● Graduates from Tier 1 universities preferred (MBA/BTech preferred)
● Highly analytical and excellent stakeholder management skills required
● Preferred experience of 1-3 years in consulting, business analysis, product management,
knowledge management and insights domain
● Should be good at writing internal and external facing documents
● Data analysis and project management
● Good interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
Job posted by
Arthi Velmurugan

Content Writer

at upGrad

Founded 2015  •  Product  •  100-500 employees  •  Raised funding
Content Writing
Creative Writing
Blogging
Content Strategy
Content Marketing
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Mumbai
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2 - 9 yrs
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₹3L - ₹6L / yr
Roles & Responsibilities
- Develop and lead a world-class content team that will develop content for
online courses on Management related courses. This job
will equip the candidate with highly sought-after skills including leadership
and instructional designing
- Quickly learn complex concepts and ensure quality of content, instructional
design, and overall course experience
- Collaborate with business development & project management team to
meet content production deliverables
- Define & structure content development process, work with educational
content across all levels
Job posted by
Arthi Velmurugan

Technical Architect

at upGrad

Founded 2015  •  Product  •  100-500 employees  •  Raised funding
Technical Architecture
Technical architect
Java
Go Programming (Golang)
React.js
NodeJS (Node.js)
AngularJS (1.x)
Spring Boot
Big Data
Vue.js
Hadoop
Apache Spark
Javascript
jQuery
HTML/CSS
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Mumbai, Bengaluru (Bangalore)
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8 - 12 yrs
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₹40L - ₹60L / yr
About Us

upGrad is an online education platform building the careers of tomorrow by offering the most industry-relevant programs in an immersive learning experience. Our mission is to create a new digital-first learning experience to deliver tangible career impact to individuals at scale. upGrad currently offers programs in Data Science, Machine Learning, Product Management, Digital Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, etc. upGrad is looking for people passionate about management and education to help design learning programs for working professionals to stay sharp and stay relevant and help build the careers of tomorrow.
  • upGrad was awarded the Best Tech for Education by IAMAI for 2018-19,
  • upGrad was also ranked as one of the LinkedIn Top Startups 2018: The 25 most sought-after startups in India.
  • upGrad was earlier selected as one of the top ten most innovative companies in India by FastCompany.
  • We were also covered by the Financial Times along with other disruptors in Ed-Tech.
  • upGrad is the official education partner for Government of India - Startup India program.
  • Our program with IIIT B has been ranked #1 program in the country in the domain of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

About the Role

A highly motivated individual who has expe rience in architecting end to end web based ecommerce/online/SaaS products and systems; bringing them to production quickly and with high quality. Able to understand expected business results and map architecture to drive business forward. Passionate about building world class solutions.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Work with Product Managers and Business to understand business/product requirements and vision.
  • Provide a clear architectural vision in line with business and product vision.
  • Lead a team of architects, developers, and data engineers to provide platform services to other engineering teams.
  • Provide architectural oversight to engineering teams across the organization.
  • Hands on design and development of platform services and features owned by self - this is a hands-on coding role.
  • Define guidelines for best practices covering design, unit testing, secure coding etc.
  • Ensure quality by reviewing design, code, test plans, load test plans etc. as appropriate.
  • Work closely with the QA and Support teams to track quality and proactively identify improvement opportunities.
  • Work closely with DevOps and IT to ensure highly secure and cost optimized operations in the cloud.
  • Grow technical skills in the team - identify skill gaps with plans to address them, participate in hiring, mentor other architects and engineers.
  • Support other engineers in resolving complex technical issues as a go-to person.

Skills/Experience
  • 12+ years of experience in design and development of ecommerce scale systems and highly scalable SaaS or enterprise products.
  • Extensive experience in developing extensible and scalable web applications with
    • Java, Spring Boot, Go
    • Web Services - REST, OAuth, OData
    • Database/Caching - MySQL, Cassandra, MongoDB, Memcached/Redis
    • Queue/Broker services - RabbitMQ/Kafka
    • Microservices architecture via Docker on AWS or Azure.
    • Experience with web front end technologies - HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as jQuery, AngularJS, React, Vue.js, Bootstrap etc.
  • Extensive experience with cloud based architectures and how to optimize design for cost.
  • Expert level understanding of secure application design practices and a working understanding of cloud infrastructure security.
  • Experience with CI/CD processes and design for testability.
  • Experience working with big data technologies such as Spark/Storm/Hadoop/Data Lake Architectures is a big plus.
  • Action and result-oriented problem-solver who works well both independently and as part of a team; able to foster and develop others' ideas as well as his/her own.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and schedule a high workload and multiple parallel projects efficiently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with stakeholders in a matrixed environment.
  • Long term experience with at least one product from inception to completion and evolution of the product over multiple years.
Qualification
B.Tech/MCA (IT/Computer Science) from a premier institution (IIT/NIT/BITS) and/or a US Master's degree in Computer Science.
Job posted by
Priyanka Muralidharan

Engineering Manager - Full Stack

at upGrad

Founded 2015  •  Product  •  100-500 employees  •  Raised funding
Java
Fullstack Developer
React.js
Engineering Management
Technical Architecture
AngularJS (1.x)
Vue.js
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Mumbai, Bengaluru (Bangalore)
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9 - 12 yrs
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₹38L - ₹56L / yr
About Us
upGrad is an online education platform building the careers of tomorrow by offering the most industry-relevant programs in an immersive learning experience. Our mission is to create a new digital-first learning experience to deliver tangible career impact to individuals at scale. upGrad currently offers programs in Data Science, Machine Learning, Product Management, Digital Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, etc. upGrad is looking for people passionate about management and education to help design learning programs for
working professionals to stay sharp and stay relevant and help build the careers of tomorrow.
  • upGrad was awarded the Best Tech for Education by IAMAI for 2018-19.
  • upGrad was also ranked as one of the LinkedIn Top Startups 2018: The 25 most sought-after startups in India.
  • upGrad was earlier selected as one of the top ten most innovative companies in India by FastCompany.
  • We were also covered by the Financial Times along with other disruptors in Ed-Tech.
  • upGrad is the official education partner for Government of India - Startup India program.
  • Our program with IIIT B has been ranked #1 program in the country in the domain of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

About the Role

A highly motivated and passionate individual who has experience in executing end to end web based products and applications; bringing them to production quickly and with high quality. Passionate about building flexible and scalable solutions with an eye for detail and can weigh pros and cons to find best possible solutions.

 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Product Managers to plan, implement and deliver tasks and modules on a timely basis with best practices and adherence to SOPs.
  • Understand the product requirements, ask questions, and gather information and feedback to design and deliver scalable and flexible systems.
  • Deliver end to end applications from front end web development, back end development, middleware integration and persisting data in no SQL or RDBMS databases.
  • Play the role of an unblocker in a tight scrum environment. Should be able to help other developers with challenges, problem solving, and help achieve milestones as per plan.
  • Build a highly skilled and efficient team by hiring, keeping the team motivated, and managing performance.
  • Build a culture of agile development, continuous improvement, and a strong sense of product ownership.
  • Drive a culture of high quality at all stages by leveraging CI/CD and automation.
  • Identify architectural issues and plans to resolve them.
  • Proactively identify risks and define mitigations plans.
  • Prioritize to manage ad-hoc requests in parallel with ongoing projects.
  • Hands on with programming with 25%+ of bandwidth going into coding activities owned.

 

Skills/Experience

  • A highly talented developer with 8+ years of hands-on experience in building secure and scalable web based applications using Java in backend and JS based frontend frameworks.
  • Demonstrated experience managing teams of 5-10 or more engineers in product or online teams.
  • Strong knowledge of Java 8+, databases (SQL and NoSQL) , MySql, Mongo. Willing to learn new technologies (Golang).
  • Experience working with Cassandra, Spring Boot, Kafka, RabbitMQ is highly desirable.
  • Working knowledge of any one or more of AngularJS/ReactJS/VueJS and CSS3, HTML5.
  • Strong experience in data modelling for data storage tools in SQL; experience with noSQL is highly desirable.
  • Experience building scalable solutions for 2x, 5x and 10x growth with high quality and flexibility.
  • Practitioner of test driven development practices. Experience in creating and adhering to best practices for development.
  • Experience working with container technologies like Docker and knowledge of CI/CD processes for automated integration and deployment. Basic knowledge of AWS preferred.
  • Strong experience in Microservices (SRP) paradigm.

 

Qualification

B.Tech/M.Tech/MCA(IT/Computer Science)

Job posted by
Priyanka Muralidharan

Technical Lead - Full Stack

at upGrad

Founded 2015  •  Product  •  100-500 employees  •  Raised funding
Java
React.js
NodeJS (Node.js)
SQL
NOSQL Databases
AngularJS (1.x)
Fullstack Developer
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Mumbai, Bengaluru (Bangalore)
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6 - 9 yrs
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₹25L - ₹36L / yr
About Us

upGrad is an online education platform building the careers of tomorrow by offering the most industry-relevant programs in an immersive learning experience. Our mission is to create a new digital-first learning experience to deliver tangible career impact to individuals at scale. upGrad currently offers programs in Data Science, Machine Learning, Product Management, Digital Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, etc. upGrad is looking for people passionate about management and education to help design learning programs for working professionals to stay sharp and stay relevant and help build the careers of tomorrow.
  • upGrad was awarded the Best Tech for Education by IAMAI for 2018-19,
  • upGrad was also ranked as one of the LinkedIn Top Startups 2018: The 25 most sought-after startups in India.
  • upGrad was earlier selected as one of the top ten most innovative companies in India by FastCompany.
  • We were also covered by the Financial Times along with other disruptors in Ed-Tech.
  • upGrad is the official education partner for Government of India - Startup India program.
  • Our program with IIIT B has been ranked #1 program in the country in the domain of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Writing clean, high-quality, high-performance, maintainable code.
  • Develop and support software including applications, database integration, interfaces, and new functionality enhancements.
  • Coordinate cross-functionally to insure project meets business objectives and compliance standards. 
  • Support test and deployment of new products and features.
  • Participate in code reviews.

Skills Required
  • A highly talented developer with 6-9 years of hands-on experience in building secure and scalable web based applications using Java in backend and JS based frontend frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of Java 8+, databases (SQL and NoSQL) , MySql, Mongo
  • Experience working with Cassandra, Spring Boot, Apache Spark, Kafka, RabbitMQ is highly desirable.
  • Working knowledge of any one or more of AngularJS/ReactJS/VueJS and CSS3, HTML5.
  • Strong experience in data modelling for data storage tools in SQL; experience with noSQL is highly desirable.
  • Experience building scalable solutions for 2x, 5x and 10x growth with high quality and flexibility.
  • Practitioner of test driven development practices. Experience in creating and adhering to best practices for development.
  • Experience working with container technologies like Docker and knowledge of CI/CD processes for automated integration and deployment. Basic knowledge of AWS preferred.
  • Strong experience in Microservices (SRP) paradigm.
  • Willing to learn new technologies (Golang).
Job posted by
Priyanka Muralidharan

Product Analyst

at upGrad

Founded 2015  •  Product  •  100-500 employees  •  Raised funding
product analyst
Data Analytics
Python
SQL
Tableau
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), Mumbai
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2 - 5 yrs
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₹14L - ₹20L / yr
 

About Us

upGrad is an online education platform building the careers of tomorrow by offering the most industry-relevant programs in an immersive learning experience. Our mission is to create a new digital-first learning experience to deliver tangible career impact to individuals at scale. upGrad currently offers programs in Data Science, Machine Learning, Product Management, Digital Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, etc. upGrad is looking for people passionate about management and education to help design learning programs for working professionals to stay sharp and stay relevant and help build the careers of tomorrow.

  • upGrad was awarded the Best Tech for Education by IAMAI for 2018-19

  • upGrad was also ranked as one of the LinkedIn Top Startups 2018: The 25 most

    sought-after startups in India

  • upGrad was earlier selected as one of the top ten most innovative companies in India

    by FastCompany.

  • We were also covered by the Financial Times along with other disruptors in Ed-Tech

  • upGrad is the official education partner for Government of India - Startup India

    program

  • Our program with IIIT B has been ranked #1 program in the country in the domain of

    Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

    Role Summary

    We Are looking for an analytically inclined , Insights Driven Data Analyst to make our organisation more data driven. In this role you will be responsible for creating dashboards to drive insights for product and business teams. Be it Day to Day decisions as well as long term impact assessment, Measuring the Efficacy of different products or certain teams, You'll be Empowering each of them. The growing nature of the team will require you to be in touch with all of the teams at upgrad. Are you the "Go To" person everyone looks at for getting Data, Then this role is for you.

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Lead and own the analysis of highly complex data sources, identifying trends and patterns in data and provide insights/recommendations based on analysis results

    • Build, maintain, own and communicate detailed reports to assist Marketing, Growth/Learning Experience and Other Business/Executive Teams

    • Own the design, development, and maintenance of ongoing metrics, reports, analyses, dashboards, etc. to drive key business decisions.

    • Analyze data and generate insights in the form of user analysis, user segmentation, performance reports, etc.

    • Facilitate review sessions with management, business users and other team members

    • Design and create visualizations to present actionable insights related to data sets and business questions at hand

    • Develop intelligent models around channel performance, user profiling, and personalization

      Skills Required

      • Having 3-5 yrs hands-on experience with Product related analytics and reporting

      • Experience with building dashboards in Tableau or other data visualization tools

        such as D3

      • Strong data, statistics, and analytical skills with a good grasp of SQL.

      • Programming experience in Python is must

      • Comfortable managing large data sets

      • Good Excel/data management skills

Job posted by
Priyanka Muralidharan

Engineering Manager - Mobile (Android & iOS)

at upGrad

Founded 2015  •  Product  •  100-500 employees  •  Raised funding
iOS App Development
Kotlin
Swift
Objective C
Android Development
Xamarin
Flutter
Model-View-View-Model (MVVM)
Team Management
Team leadership
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Mumbai, Bengaluru (Bangalore)
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8 - 11 yrs
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₹28L - ₹40L / yr

About the Role

A highly motivated and passionate individual who has experience in executing end to end web based products and applications; bringing them to production quickly and with high quality. Passionate about building flexible and scalable solutions with an eye for detail and can weigh pros and cons to find best possible solutions. 


Role and Responsibilities


  • Collaborate with Product Managers to plan, implement and deliver tasks and modules on a timely basis with best practices and adherence to SOPs.
  • Understand the product requirements, ask questions, and gather information and feedback to design and deliver features both on Android and iOS.
  • Create a roadmap of tasks to be delivered for both iOS and Android applications in sync, such that new features go to the end-user at same time. 
  • Lead the design of Android and iOS applications in a modular fashion with reusable components.
  • Proactively identify issues related to memory consumption, battery drain and multi-threading in the application by planning regular tests and analysis.
  • Deliver Android and iOS applications with integration to backend services deployed on the cloud with high quality and responsiveness. 
  • Create strong practices around test driven development, automating delivery of apps to the marketplace with strong CI/CD practices.
  • Manage a highly skilled and efficient team by hiring, keeping the team motivated, and managing performance.
  • Play the role of an unblocker in a tight scrum environment. Should be able to help other developers with challenges, problem solving, and help achieve milestones as per plan.
  • Prioritize to manage ad-hoc requests in parallel with ongoing projects.
  • Hands on with programming with 50%+ of bandwidth going into modules owned.


Skills/Experience

  • A highly talented developer with 10+ years of hands-on experience in building apps that have been released to the Play Store(Android) and Appstore(iOS). 
  • Demonstrated experience managing teams of 5-10 or more engineers in mobile application teams.
  • Strong knowledge of Android, Kotlin, iOS, Swift, Objective C and working with MVVM, MVP, MVC patterns.
  • Experience building mobile applications which lean heavily on connecting to cloud services to gather data and stream videos/content. 
  • Working knowledge of Xamarin or Flutter (cross platform frameworks) is highly preferred. 
  • Practitioner of test driven development practices. Experience in creating and adhering to best practices for development.
Job posted by
Priyanka Muralidharan

UX Researcher Lead

at upGrad

Founded 2015  •  Product  •  100-500 employees  •  Raised funding
User Experience (UX) Design
User Research
User stories
Psychology
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Remote, Bengaluru (Bangalore), Mumbai
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6 - 10 yrs
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₹20L - ₹35L / yr

Senior Manager - Research

 

About Us

upGrad is an online education platform building the careers of tomorrow by offering the most industry-relevant programs in an immersive learning experience. Our mission is to create a new digital-first learning experience to deliver tangible career impact to individuals at scale.

upGrad currently offers programs in Data Science, Machine Learning, Product Management, Digital Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, etc. upGrad is looking for people passionate about management and education to help design learning programs for working professionals to stay sharp and stay relevant and help build the careers of tomorrow.

  • upGrad was awarded the Best Tech for Education by IAMAI for 2018-19
  • upGrad was also ranked as one of the LinkedIn Top Startups 2018: The 25 most sought-after startups in India
  • upGrad was earlier selected as one of the top ten most innovative companies in India by FastCompany.
  • We were also covered by the Financial Times along with other disruptors in Ed-Tech
  • upGrad is the official education partner for the Government of India - Startup India program
  • Our program with IIIT B has been ranked #1 program in the country in the domain of
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

 

Role Summary

As a User Research Professional you will establish UX Research practice for your pods and collaborate closely with the product and tech leadership to shape our products. You will work with your peer(s) to set clear methods, standards and metrics for gathering qualitative and quantitative insights to continuously deepen the actionable knowledge of our product teams.

You will work with teams to develop research awareness, skills for engaging learners, community and experts, also knowledge for discerning what is important to take into product or innovation practices. You will maintain the highest level of research rigour across all types of studies and constraints. In addition to laying the foundation for user research for your pods, you will conduct and lead key research activities, applying quantitative or qualitative research methodologies to generate actionable insights for our products, brand and strategic direction. Your success will be the team’s commitment to research practices and knowledge of deep learning practices which are hidden in plain sight from across India's hinterland to metros.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Lead and coach team of UX researchers across any one of the Discovery and Growth, Learning experience, Careers, and Breakout pods
  • Partner with User Researchers, Design Leads, Product Managers, and Engineering managers to drive all stages of research from early product direction through summative validation in an Agile work environment
  • Lead prioritization about what we research, when to research it, and how that research is conducted; This might mean working with cross-functional teams, multiple devices, brands, and platforms, in order to find opportunities to further improve the user experience
  • Influence a diverse set of stakeholders through excellent relationship building, and crisply providing insight and deep domain expertise in research practices and product development
  • Put the needs of our varied set of users front and center and driving, through influence and well-constructed presentations of insights, the user experience strategy of our many products
  • As a voice of the user, effectively challenge and elevate the customer experience in a data-driven environment
  • Design, recruit and moderate research studies regularly (both in-person and remote)
  • Use a variety of research methods and tools to best reach the goals of each project in order to provide rich, actionable insights
  • Communicate research findings and prioritized recommendations to internal stakeholders in a clear and compelling way

 

Skills Required

  • You have 6+ years of experience as a User Research Leader with experience building successful practices inside of companies
  • You have to lead a team of at least 4 people
  • You have deep knowledge of qualitative research methods and tools across the Indian diaspora, as well as knowledge of quantitative methods
  • You know how to analyze and work with design, business, and product data tracking
  • You have an excellent knowledge of UX standards, and bring a deep background in psychology, social sciences, or anthropology to the practice
  • You have strong oral and written communication skills in both Hind, English, and ideally one other language relevant to our deep reach in India. Any other language is a bonus.
  • Your excellent presentation skills will help you collaborate with team members from a wide range of teams and geographies across India.
  • You have experience in working in an agile environment and the ability to adapt quickly to changing product priorities
  • BA or MS in Psychology, Anthropology or Design with a strong focus on User Research is an added bonus
Job posted by
Priyanka Muralidharan

Senior Product Designer

at upGrad

Founded 2015  •  Product  •  100-500 employees  •  Raised funding
Product design
Product Designer
User Experience (UX) Design
Prototyping
User Research
Leadership
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Remote, Bengaluru (Bangalore), Mumbai
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7 - 10 yrs
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₹24L - ₹35L / yr

About Us 

upGrad is an online education platform building the careers of tomorrow by offering the most industry-relevant programs in an immersive learning experience. Our mission is to create a  new digital-first learning experience to deliver tangible career impact to individuals at scale.  upGrad currently offers programs in Data Science, Machine Learning, Product Management,  Digital Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, etc. upGrad is looking for people passionate about management and education to help design learning programs for working professionals to stay sharp and stay relevant and help build careers of tomorrow. 

• upGrad was awarded the Best Tech for Education by IAMAI for 2018-19 • upGrad was also ranked as one of the LinkedIn Top Startups 2018: The 25 most  sought-after startups in India 

• upGrad was earlier selected as one of the top ten most innovative companies in India by FastCompany. 

• We were also covered by the Financial Times along with other disruptors in Ed-Tech • upGrad is the official education partner for the Government of India - Startup India program 

• Our program with IIIT B has been ranked #1 program in the country in the domain of  Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning \


Role Summary 


This role will primarily be responsible for envisioning, defining, and owning the execution of upGrad's product design strategy. As the strategic design leader, team coach, and customer champion you'll galvanize people to solve complex problems, developing strategies, and ensuring product designers have the space to create products that deliver enduring value.  You will also lead change cross-functionally to drive better experiences and influence our company's product, operations, content, and data to unlock the unrealized wants of learners and coaches across new subjects and fields.


You’ll lead your team through the design process, help build a vision, and navigate ambiguity through partnering with research and enabling experimentation, all while mentoring, and growing a hardworking and capable design team.  

You’ll run design critiques, host collaboration & brainstorming sessions, drive design execution excellence, identify areas of process efficiency, and promote a high-output and fast-paced design practice.


Roles & Responsibilities

  •  Work closely with your team and other designers in defining, designing, and iterating  on product features across web and mobile platforms 
  • Get out of the Office and work with research to observe the impact of your work in the real world, and take that input back to your work as a designer to be constantly improving our products.
  • Invest in design standards, documentation, and processes alongside your team members to further our design practice 
  •  Shape product strategy and vision together with product managers and have a significant impact across all the product teams
  • Bring consistency to all the platforms and products
  • Drive and support cross-team initiatives that make the Design practice better at upGrad such as improving our hiring processes, expanding our community presence,  interviewing potential new team members
  • Work in the way that works for you and what you're designing, whether that's spending time sketching or jumping straight into pixels and code.
  •  Work with other members of the Design team to help them deliver great work and develop their own skills. This could be as a mentor, a coach, or a collaborator. 


Skills Required::

  •  7 years of Product Design experience with at least 2 years of experience leading  product design teams
  • Consistent track record of leading highly collaborative cross-functional teams thought ambiguity and deliver the best products possible to our customers are an experienced mentor and coachable to give and receive honest, thoughtful,  and direct feedback that removes roadblocks encourages growth, and accelerates delivery
  • Are intent on crafting psychologically optimistic spaces where your direct reports and your collaborators are confident in sharing their ideas, opinions, and reservations in order to get to the best customer-focused solution
  • Experienced recruiting, hiring, and retaining multi-disciplinary design teams
  • Ability to understand complex feature sets and their dependencies while being able  to deliver a design strategy that accounts for capabilities and limitations of the product 
  •  Methodology rich, including standard approaches for design deliverables including  user journeys, research plans, mocks, prototypes, documentation, and quality checks 
  •  Have the ability to communicate research findings and design decisions openly and  confidently, regardless of the audience  
  • Have partnered with research teams or led research experiments to validate and  inform product thinking 
  • Have a proven history of partnering with engineering in a continuous delivery environment
Job posted by
Priyanka Muralidharan
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Jobs

25

DP

IndustryPrime

www.industryprime.com
Founded
2016
Type
Products & Services
Size
0-20
Stage
3

About the company

Industry Prime is building an SEM (SaaS Enabled Marketplace), a complete procurement ecosystem for businesses to help them better manage their purchase through its cloud-based SaaS Purchase Management Software and assisting them with their end to end procurement. Our approach is unique and trying to solve a massive problem. Our software is helping over 50 Steel Companies manage their Procurement efficiently. We are over a year and a half old startup, profitable, and growing steadily. We are a young small team of 5 and the founder has rich domain expertise and previous startup experience as part of the founding team of TenMarks, which was later acquired by Amazon Inc.

Jobs

3

DP

Unacademy

http://unacademy.com
Founded
2015
Type
Product
Size
500-1000
Stage
3

About the company

Unacademy aims to be the world's largest online knowledge repository for multi-lingual education. We use technology to empower great educators and create a community of self-learners. Our vision is to partner with the brightest minds and create lessons on every possible topic in multiple languages so the whole world can benefit from them. Join us in our journey to the Future of Education.

Jobs

10

DP

Meditab Software, Inc.

http://www.meditab.com
Founded
2003
Type
Product
Size
500-1000
Stage
3

About the company

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Jobs

1

DP

Intellipaat Software Solution Pvt. Ltd

https://intellipaat.com
Founded
2011
Type
Services
Size
100-1000
Stage
3

About the company

Intellipaat offers professional certification online training courses authored by industry experts. Learn the high in-demand skills from our experts.

Jobs

8

DP

Imarticus Learning Private Limited

https://imarticus.org
Founded
2013
Type
Product
Size
100-500
Stage
3

About the company

Imarticus Learning offers a range of Finance, Analytics, Technology, Fintech, & Business Analysis certification courses with placement assistance to help you advance your career

Jobs

1

DP

edWisor.com

http://edwisor.com
Founded
2015
Type
Products & Services
Size
100-1000
Stage
1

About the company

edWisor - Get Skilled Get Hired

Jobs

2

DP

Eckovation

https://www.eckovation.com/
Founded
2015
Type
Product
Size
20-100
Stage
2

About the company

Eckovation is India's fastest growing social learning platform and most trusted destination for quality learning. 1000+ educators, 5000+ learning groups and 700000+ learners.

Jobs

2

DP

AcadGild

http://acadgild.com
Founded
2014
Type
Product
Size
100-500
Stage
3

About the company

Acadgild, a place for online mentor-led certification courses. we provide professional online training classes. ✓Job Oriented ✓24X7 Support ✓Learn Do Earn.

Jobs

1

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