Area We are on a mission to enable businesses to build agile and accountable technology teams that can deliver results in a secure and scalable way. We are looking for a VP of engineering to lead our engineering teams and build great products for our clients. To be successful in this role, you should be confident in managing our teams while, at the same time, setting goals, budgets, and timelines for various projects. We also expect you to be in charge of managing client relationships. Ultimately, you’ll make sure our teams successfully work with remote client teams, technical or non-technical. You can help them maximize their productivity, keeping accountability and agility in check. Responsibilities Oversee front-end and back-end development teams and their projects Monitor reliability and performance of all internal systems to suggest improvements Ensure compliance with security regulations Manage software development projects by setting requirements, goals, and timelines Prepare and manage the engineering department’s budget. Design strategies for future development projects based on the company’s overall objectives and resources Hire engineers and coordinate their training Implement innovative technologies Coordinate with external stakeholders for new integrations and tools Review and update policies relevant to internal systems and equipment Qualifications BSc/MSc in Engineering, Computer Science or relevant field Work experience as a director of engineering or in a similar senior-level position at an engineering department Extensive experience with cloud technologies and modern human-computer interfaces Hands-on experience in back-end and front-end development Good understanding of agile methodologies Leadership abilities with a strategic mind Excellent project management skills Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Excellent administrative and organizational skills Effective communication skills.
Turtlemint is a technology platform (www.turtlemint.com) that facilitates the entire process of researching, decision-making and buying insurance. Turtlemint is building a unique insure-tech platform which is enabling the transaction of complex products with a simple and intuitive interface. On the supply side, Turtlemint aggregates more than 25+ insurers and enabled three unique demand channels. First, direct to consumer channels where users buy insurance products. Second, a network of more than 35,000 agents across India who use the Turtlemint platform to sell insurance. Third, the SaaS version of the same platform for large financial institutes, consumer applications, etc. Now it is expanding into other financial products like mutual funds. Turtlemint is founded by IIT/IIM graduates, ex-employees of top companies like ICICI Lombard, Yahoo, eBay, and Quikr. Our management team has to experience building and growing many successful technologies and consumer companies. Turtlemint is growing rapidly and it is already amongst the top three insurance platforms in India. We are a well-funded startup, backed by leading Venture Capitalists, and began our business operations in September 2015. We strongly believe that as a technology-led company we can truly disrupt the 'old economy' financial services businesses, a multi-billion dollar industry in India. Turtlemint promises to offer an intellectually enriching and fun work environment, and an opportunity to work with smart and dedicated colleagues. Come make an impact on millions of users on an important but often ignored aspect of their life - financial security & freedom! Job Description Position: Engineering Manager Role: Engineering Manager Experience: 8-15 years Location: Mumbai/Pune Responsibilities Lead a team of engineers and product managers in the ideation and technical development of product Provide strategic and operational oversight for Enterprise software product development Work closely with business leaders to develop short and long-term strategies Manage business expectations, resolve conflicts, and keep businesses aligned Define the processes needed to achieve operational excellence in all areas, including project management and system reliability Experience scaling and managing 5-20 person teams Develop and drive execution on 6 months and 1-year road maps Drive innovation, establish new approaches in improving productivity Establish a metrics-based organization, develop key operational metrics and push for continuous improvement. Ensure system security, data integrity, and accuracy of financial records Skillset and Experience 8+ years of experience in building Enterprise software 8+ years of experience with programming languages such as Java, PHP, Python, or C++ 5+ years experience with agile systems development methodologies 4+ years of experience managing engineering teams including hiring/termination and performance management 3+ years of experience with either Spring Boot, Play Framework, Django, etc Bachelors in Computer Science or a related technical field, or equivalent experience Finally, and most importantly, drive, energy, and motivation to succeed with delivering great customer experiences Bonus Qualification Experience developing financial products like insurance, mutual funds, etc Ability to understand the business logic Organizational and analytical skills What you get: To work in an early-stage consumer internet start-up in disruptive space To directly work with the founding team of graduates from IIT/ IIM and experience at top internet brands like Yahoo/ eBay Great culture and work with like-minded colleagues Health Insurance for yourself and your family
In a nutshell The CTO will have the extraordinary opportunity to drive the technology and solutions forward as we grow the company for scale. The person will lead multiple teams including Solution architecture, Technical Architecture, Service Management, and various Product Delivery teams. Reporting directly to the CEO, this person will be working closely with the executive management members to drive the company strategy forward. Above all the person will need excellent leadership skills to manage the largest team within the company. What you will do The role provides an opportunity to stamp an indelible footprint on complex and growing solutions. The role provides versatility from making strategic decisions to operational service management. Leading a team of smart people and working with the executive management team will allow you growth opportunity while providing enough space for bringing innovative and problem solving streak out of you. Technology is the engine that drives our growth and you would be in the driving seat. • You will guide Architecture Team to drive technology leadership, creating scalable architecture, frameworks, best practices, coding guidelines and ensuring their adherence. • You will guide the Delivery Teams to ensure reliable and quality releases • You will work with our Sales Team to ensure the right solution is provided to prospects • You will guide our clients for better solutions and you will be the technology escalation point • You will move our Testing team to Automation Testing • You will bring the best SDLC practices such as pair-programming to drive code quality • You will lead The Service Management imbibing ITIL practices for better “ilities“ • Ensure that solution architecture is reusable across products and extensible for future enhancements What you will need • Excellent leadership skills • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills • The ability to handle diverse situations, multiple projects, rapidly changing priorities, and leading junior developers • Experience in at least one tech team transformation towards better SDLC practices (pair-programming, XP, Scrum, etc.) • Expertise in IT delivery towards internal and external clients • Architecture strength and passion for technology, specifically J2EE stack • Experience in product based companies, ideally e-commerce/ new age businesses preferred with experience of at least one end-to-end product life cycle • Experience in physical server management such as capacity planning, performance, availability, reliability, DR, security specifically DDoS, networking etc. • Engineering degree/ masters from a reputed institute • Can create scalable architectures, have excellent knowledge of design principles and managing non-functional requirements • Self-starter and problem-solver thinking