Whom are we looking for?Our ground-breaking work requires talented software engineers to solve complex technical challenges.We are looking for world-class developers to join our growing company and be a part of our success story. We are looking for a talented hands-on software engineer with deep experience of software engineering to join our research and development team in India, work on our product and provide end-to-end solutions.What does the role involve?This software engineer will be responsible for all aspects of software development including application architecture, designing, coding and unit testing. This is a hands-on position and the candidate is expected to write code on daily basis. The engineer will be part of a global software development team and should have strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills.Responsibilities includeConceiving, developing, releasing and maintaining features. For us, a feature isn’t delivered until it’s in production and each team member is responsible for the features that they release.Contributing to overall technical architectureUnderstanding, prioritizing and paying off technical debtMeasuring, diagnosing and improving product performanceFamiliarity with Windows and Linux development environmentsWhy work for us?Compensation is higher than market salaryStimulating challenges that fully use your skills, e.g. real-world technical problems to which solution cannot simply be found on the internetWorking alongside other passionate, talented engineersOur fast-growing company offers the potential for rapid career progressionAbout BlueOptimaBlueOptima is growing fast! Our unique product provides objective software development productivity metrics. The technology has been implemented by some of the world’s largest organisations including insurance companies, telecoms and nine of the world’s top twelve Universal Banks.Our HQ is in London, UK, and we have international offices in New York, USA, Bengaluru and Gurgaon, India and Guadalajara, Mexico.
** Not another excel sheet-type project manager role ** Technologically, SocialPilot is transforming into a modern stack as we dabble into machine learning, AI and predictive analytics as we deal with millions of data points each week. The role provides a ground floor opportunity to build and shape the tech stack as you deem fit. Talent-wise, the team is driven, smart and challenging. Managing them would require a steep learning curve which no other Ahmedabad startup enables. Culturally, the entire SocialPilot team works on an ownership model that puts everyone in charge of their results rather than activities. The opportunity also provides a bare-all view of SaaS as a business model and industry hoping to nurture leaders who would someday launch their own SaaS companies. Ultimately, this is an opportunity to work on the most innovative technologies, with a team that is motivated, while understanding a business model that ultimately prepares you to lead a large SaaS organization or launch your own. What You’ll Do: Serve as the engineering leader and technical expert. Manage all engineering activities including design, architecture, development, production, and testing. Provide directions for designing technical strategy and roadmap; execute the strategy by creating success metrics and prioritizing the team’s work. Hire, train, and supervise engineering team members. Resolve escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.
Work Location - Gurgaon The Director - Technology is responsible for establishing the Practice / COEs technical vision and leading all aspects of the related development. S/he will play an integral role in the successful execution of the company's business mission through achieving identified goals and targets. This requires envisioning the company's service offerings, leading implementation of applications, and planning for risk and future growth. S/he will be responsible for helping the company to achieve financial goals and objectives and increase operating performance. Prepares budgets, creates business plans, and solves internal issues as they arise. S/he will Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of Project Managers, Team Leads, Architects etc. Job Duties: Identify opportunities and risks for delivering the company's services, including identification of competitive services, opportunities for innovation, and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the business success. Identify technology trends and evolving social behavior that may support or impede the success of the business. Define innovative solutions based on high level business requirements. Will have to define and design the end-to-end technology landscape with product evaluation, ROI analysis etc. Evaluate and identify appropriate new technology platforms to enhance or create the potential market for delivering the company's services. Lead strategic planning to achieve business goals by identifying and prioritizing development initiatives and setting timelines for the evaluation, development, and deployment of all projects & services and taking corrective measures as and when required. Create/recommend methodologies, standards, best practices for new technology areas. Participate as a member of the senior management team in establishing governance processes of direction and control to ensure that objectives are achieved, risks are managed appropriately and the organization's resources are used fairly. Direct, plan, or implement policies, objectives, or activities of BU/COE/Practices in coordination with Project Managers & Team Leads to ensure continuing operations, to maximize returns on investments, or to increase productivity. Develop, track, and control the development and deployment annual operating and capital budgets for purchasing, staffing, and operations. Prepare budgets for approval from VP/AVP/BU Head based on the actuals, past projection and future risk identification. Define innovative solutions based on high level business requirements. Will have to define and design the end-to-end technology landscape with product evaluation, ROI analysis etc. Create/recommend methodologies, standards, best practices for new technology areas. Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in computer science , computer engineering, electrical engineering or a related field and at least five years relevant management/leadership experience BE/B.Tech/M.Tech in Computer Science/Engineering with Java or Microsoft Certifications. Certifications (technology like IOT, Big Data, TOGAF / Zachman etc.) 10-15 years of experience in handling Technologies like ASP.NET, C#, Dot Net, PHP, Open Source Frameworks, Cloud, Digital, Enterprise Frameworks, Java/J2EE and Databases like SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB, HBase etc. 3-5 years of experience in an executive-level position. Authored Blogs, Whitepapers etc. Other Skills: Hands on style, creative thinker and problem solver. Excellent communication (written, verbal, and public speaking) as well as time management skills. Must be able to participate in a team setting as well as foster a sense of teamwork across functional boundaries. Ability to plan and execute operational and strategic activities. Ability to evolve with a rapidly changing environment. Maintains knowledge of current and emerging technologies. Self-directed and responsive to customer expectations. Strong analytical and logical problem solving skills. Strong interpersonal communication and relational skills, good organizational and project management skills; sound judgment; initiative; flexibility; detail-oriented. Demonstrated understanding of common business practices as related to Customer Relationship Management, Production Management, Material Management and Accounting. Experience implementing Business intelligence and Enterprise reporting tools required. Able to provide innovative solutions. Ability to work independently. Keeping himself up to date with latest technology. Be willing to work cooperatively with a team, both giving and receiving feedback. Must be attentive to detail. Ability to perform root cause analysis. Able to handle concurrent tasks in multiple customer environments. Must possess a personal drive to better self professionally and continue expanding skill set. Demonstrated ability to document findings and results, and present to customers. Deliver exceptional customer service through situational leadership, great communication skills and problem solving abilities. Must be ready to Travel for short term assignments. Operation management to ensure smooth functioning of the COE/Practice/BU: Ensure that technology standards and best practices are maintained across projects. Analyze operations through Project Managers & Team Leads to evaluate performance of the division in meeting goals or to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change. Share knowledge, mentor, and educate the management, staff, customers, with regard to the company's technological vision, opportunities, and challenges. Ensure customer's technical problems are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner. Review and approve proposed website releases and manage the release process thus ensuring customer satisfaction. Supervise recruitment, training, retention, and organization of all development staff in accordance with the company hiring process, personnel policies, and budget requirements. Establish standards of performance and monitor conformance for staff (through performance review) and vendors (through service level agreements).