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As a Sr. Engineering Manager, you will lead an engineering team in a fast-paced agile environment. The key to the success of this position is having a strong & innovative approach to problem-solving, great technical leadership, excellent communication (written and verbal, formal and informal), flexibility, and a self-motivated working style with attention to detail. This position is part of the Supply Chain and Transportation team specifically accountable for building and supporting the solutions for managing the foundational data that is leveraged by all teams in the portfolio. The solutions used include open source tech stack to build highly scalable micro-services that serve the core data needs of the modern supply chain. This position involves managing a team of engineers (Junior to Lead levels) in Bangalore while partnering with key engineering and product leaders across Target. Use your skills, experience, and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Sr. Engineering Manager, you’ll take the lead as you… • Manage overall software development cycle, driving best practices and ensuring the development of high-quality code for common assets and framework components. • Build and lead a team of high caliber software development engineers • Architect and develop the best technical design and approach • Manage and execute against project/agile plans and set deadlines • Drive resolution of technology roadblocks including code, infrastructure, build and deployment • Manage cross-product technical dependencies and drive resolutions to conflicts • Advocate for technologies, frameworks, design patterns, processes and guiding values of the domain architecture • Ensure all code adheres to all development & security standards Requirements for Software Development: • 9+ years of engineering (software development) experience. Experience with at least one full cycle implementation from requirements to production. Experience in building/implementing high performance & scalable server-side applications • 1+ years of managing software development teams with a strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional projects • Experience operating medium to large scale systems • Experience with test-driven development and software test automation • Strong sense of ownership • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences Desired Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree in computer science engineering or equivalent • Experience with highly scalable and highly available services • Microservice based architecture • Knowledge and experience with CICD across multiple cloud environments • Strong sense of ownership across a wide product portfolio of services • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve across service dependencies. • Experience with Java, Springboot, Gradle- JVM language and framework • Experience with SQL, NoSQL and Graph databases - PostgreSQL, Cassandra, Mongo, Neo4J • Supply Chain/Logistics experience with a track record of innovation • Contribute back to the Open Source community is desirable • Extensive experience working in an agile environment (i.e. user stories, iterative development, etc.)
Responsibilities And Scope • You not only have the technical chops to roll up sleeves and provide technical leadership to major projects, but also build and manage a team of 10-15 top notch engineers. • You not only optimize your own code but make sure engineers are able to optimize theirs. As an Engineering Manager you manage your business goals, contribute to product strategy and help develop your team • Create clear career paths for team members and help them grow with regular & deep mentoring. Perform regular performance evaluation and share and seek feedback. • Operating with scale and speed amidst flux, there is just a LOT happening. • Our world-class software engineers are just getting started -- and as a manager, you guide the way. You are their default mentor. • You work closely with Product Management, Business Development and Operations team and enable them by providing scalable and high quality technology solutions at a rapid pace • You set up best practices for development and champion their adoption and at the same time Architect & design technically robust, flexible and scalable solutions • You work with designers, business analysts, and product managers to estimate and plan projects in an Agile environment • Perform well in uncertainties and collaborate and work with unclear interfaces to other teams in our rapidly evolving organizations Must Have • Excellent leadership skills to mentor the engineers under you. • Deep understanding of technologies and architecture in a highly scalable and available set-up. • Deep understanding & expertise with highly transactional, large relational and complex systems • Strong object oriented design skills, and an uncanny ability to design intuitive module and class-level interfaces • Superior project management skills to manage multi-engineer projects and experience of delivering high quality projects on time • Above 9 years of experience with technology depth as well as good people skills • A BE/BTech in Computer Science or some equivalent academic stance. Nice To Have • Able to establish credibility with smart engineers quickly, and provide longer term vision and motivation. • Great people skills to closely work with other teams. Product Management, Business Development, and Operations, all need your expertise to ensure superior solutions match our scale of operations. • Very high technical competence, strong technical background with track record of individual technical accomplishments – Ability to play the role of the architect for the team
About Us : GO-JEK is a Super App. It's one app for ordering food, commuting, digital payments, shopping, hyper-local delivery, getting a massage and two dozen services. It is Indonesia's first and fastest growing unicorn building an on-demand empire. In the last 36 months, the startup's total order volumes has grown a devilish 6666x and diversified into 18 verticals. The company runs the equivalent of three Indian unicorns rolled into one. GO-FOOD alone does more orders in Indonesia than all Indian food tech startups combined. 3 years since the mobile app launched, GO-JEK does more rides than India's largest taxi-sharing service. A total of 1,000,000 drivers collectively cover an average distance of 16.5 million kilometers each day, making GO-JEK Indonesia's de facto transportation partner. GO-JEK is a verb. GO-JEK is a way of life. It is quite simply the operating system of Indonesia. 200 engineers spread across Jakarta, Singapore and India make software decisions that impacts about 260 million people in the country. GO-JEK Tech is the product development and training centre of GO-JEK. The tech team comprises of developers, data scientists, designers and product managers who work on product innovation, mining data and crafting consumer experiences. The average age of the team is 29 and it runs one of the largest jruby, Java and go clusters in Asia. About The Role : - Lead one or more teams of talented engineers who like to ship code and tackle hard engineering problems. - Build teams that are collaborative, inclusive, and respectful of each other. - Mentor and guide the professional and technical development of your team members. - Help develop their careers, and assign them to projects tailored to their skill levels, personalities, work styles, and professional goals. - Provide continuous feedback, address underperformance, and recognize the individual strengths and contributions of your team members. - Create plans for prioritizing technical and resourcing challenges in your organization. - Maintain a balance between building sustainable, high-impact projects and shipping things quickly. - Instill a spirit of continuous improvement in the team's code, architecture, and processes. - Work closely with the GO-JEK recruiting team to hire high potential candidates from diverse backgrounds. - Work with your engineers and/or product managers to maintain a prioritized backlog and create short term and long term goals. - Own your team's deliverables and ensure we continue to ship scalable, highly-available products that delight our passengers and drivers. - Help your team build relationships across functions with Support, Marketing, Ops, BizDev, or other teams to ensure GO-JEK's continuing success. Skills & Experience : - You greatly value humility. - You prefer to spend 20-30% of your time writing production grade code with your team. - You have deep expertise in at least one of: programming languages, especially functional languages, object oriented design or SRE. - You have lead fast moving engineering teams in the past, and understand how to help them deliver continuously. - You have an empirical approach to improving team productivity. - You enjoy fast moving, rapidly evolving environments and problems. - You consciously avoid zero and negative sum solutions to problems. - You have a firm grasp of software engineering principles, both for code and for people. - You have a technical background and are able to contribute to planning and design discussions. - You are steadfastly focused on your customers, whether they are drivers, passengers, or other GO-JEK employees. - You have experience leading a team of engineers and guiding them through their career development. - You believe in building both teams and products that scale. - You enjoy working in a collaborative environment, and you're committed to driving projects to completion creatively. - You can motivate and instill a strong sense of ownership in your team. - You have experience guiding teams through planning, prioritization, and execution of work.
Minimum 5+ years of experience as a manager and overall 10+ years of industry experience in a variety of contexts, during which you've built scalable, robust, and fault-tolerant systems. You have a solid knowledge of the whole web stack: front-end, back-end, databases, cache layer, HTTP protocol, TCP/IP, Linux, CPU architecture, etc. You are comfortable jamming on complex architecture and design principles with senior engineers. Bias for action. You believe that speed and quality aren't mutually exclusive. You've shown good judgement about shipping as fast as possible while still making sure that products are built in a sustainable, responsible way. Mentorship/ Guidance. You know that the most important part of your job is setting the team up for success. Through mentoring, teaching, and reviewing, you help other engineers make sound architectural decisions, improve their code quality, and get out of their comfort zone. Commitment. You care tremendously about keeping the Uber experience consistent for users and strive to make any issues invisible to riders. You hold yourself personally accountable, jumping in and taking ownership of problems that might not even be in your team's scope. Hiring know-how. You're a thoughtful interviewer who constantly raises the bar for excellence. You believe that what seems amazing one day becomes the norm the next day, and that each new hire should significantly improve the team. Design and business vision. You help your team understand requirements beyond the written word and you thrive in an environment where you can uncover subtle details.. Even in the absence of a PM or a designer, you show great attention to the design and product aspect of anything your team ships.