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 Qualifications Proven experience in building high-performance teams and scalable best-practices in an engineering organization Strong technical aptitude and proven experience in architecture, design, and delivery of data-intensive applications Must have experience in cloud-native application patterns and tools, micro-services architectures and web frameworks (Spring Boot, Django, Flask), application migrations to any cloud platform 5+ years of experience mentoring and leading teams The ability to envision the future engineering needs of the company – Plan and implement accordingly The creativity to do things differently Excellent logic and problem-solving skills Roles and Responsibilities Help define Technical Roadmap and own the entire product delivery end to end. Work very closely with various business stakeholders and cross-functional teams to drive the execution of multiple business plans and technologies. Lead a culture of innovation and experimentation, support full software development lifecycle that incorporates the best of technology approaches and delivery methodologies. Leverage your technical depth as a former developer and architect to push your team towards a high standard of technical excellence, and achieve the organization's quality bar. Define objectives and track results for team members in a supportive, motivating, and fact-driven way. Proactively identify and resolve issues relating to people, product, tech, and process
Purpose of the Job ▪ Digital Product Lead will be involved in partnering with the Squad Product Owners, Chief Digital Officer(CDO), Sponsors and the bank leadership team to develop and prioritize business initiatives, product strategies, and execution plans. ▪ He/she should be passionate about building products and features that customers love. He/she will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional squads to design, build and roll-out features for the digital channels of the bank. ▪ Have a good understanding of Product Management Lifecycle Experience ▪ Proven work experience of 6-8+ years in product management domain preferably in banking domain ▪ Experience of operating within a multi-channel/multi-region brand ▪ Entrepreneurial self-starter who is self-motivated, but also a team player with a professional presence ▪ Should be able to view the product through the lens of the consumer from an intuitive and rational perspective ▪ Demonstrates thought leadership and is able to influence people at multiple levels in the organization ▪ Proven experience of meeting deadlines while managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, P&L experience a plus. Knowledge ▪ Understanding of Web, iOS and Android platform capabilities and familiarity with developer ecosystems ▪ Knowledge of Agile software development practices ▪ Deep knowledge of the banking industry’s market trends in digital and opportunities that can maximize business value ▪ Knowledge of latest digital trends (eg., AI, IOT, AR, etc) and their use-cases in banking domain
* 10+ years of experience with designing, developing, and leading software development and technology transformation projects * 5+ years’ domain experience working in the aviation or e-commerce industry, or for corporate communications and marketing departments * 5+ years’ experience with design for scalability, performance and availability * 5+ years’ experience as a solution architect in an agile environment * 3+ years’ experience with container based development and microservices design * 3+ years’ experience with API-centric or API-first architectures * Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills * Excellent stakeholder management skills * Well-versed with modern browser technologies Additional qualifications: * Experience with DevOps / DevSecOps / Continuous Delivery * Experience setting up Secure coding practices * Experience with running applications in a hybrid cloud environment * Experience designing and working with AI solutions * Experience optimizing client-side web performance Skills: * OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker, AWS, Azure * Organising for Results * Influence and Negotiation * Problem Solving and Decision Making * Strategic Thinking
Experience in designing test automation and innovation strategies for large scale or complex programmes. Demonstrated experience with large-scale test automation delivery, complex, cross discipline technology projects, including scope definition, schedule development and stakeholder engagement activities Extensive demonstrable experience of multi-tier test automation and test industrialisation methodologies, tools and frameworks, for both agile & waterfall test delivery, such as: Acceptance test driven development / Behaviour driven development Scripted test automation (e.g. Selenium/Appium, Cucumber, Serenity) API test automation (e.g. ReadyAPI, Postman, RestAssured) Knowledge of software version control concepts, such as branching, merging, change and release management. Experienced in accelerating testing methodologies by complementing stubs and drivers for Integration and API Testing. Strong interpersonal/communication skills, and ability to influence, steer, and motivate people at all levels across a broad variety of job functions Ability to work with remote teams and across time zones to develop strategies and foster a cohesive and creative work environment; consisting of permanent and supplier test resources. Advocate for QA best practices across project delivery, establishing and embedding a programme level testing strategy applicable to all changes and releases Own release activities such as defect triaging from multiple teams and ensuring test packs (regression, smoke) are updated to include new functionality. Co-ordinate the use and maintenance of test environments for systems across the project, ensuring best practices for data quality, data consistency and supporting programme needs.
• Minimum 10 years of project management experience within a project based IT environment, with a good experience to industry standard Project Management and Development Life Cycles, Agile methodologies (SAFE, Scrum, Lean, etc. – previous experience as a Scrum Master is highly desired), Change implementation planning and management, Systems Development Management, PM tools (will be good if knowledgeable on Planview, MS Project, etc.), Application Support & Business Analysis, People Management. • Key Skills: Excellent stakeholder management up to VP level; Business communication; Strong influencer; Strong vendor management skills; Strong Planning • Experience on delivering in large companies; matrix organization (with multiple disciplines e.g. Architects, technical designers, application development, test teams); a multi-cultural environment; On-shore/ Off-shore leadership of teams • Experience on vendor/partner management of large complex vendors (e.g. SAP, Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle) • Experience on delivering complex integration projects involving multiple (internal and external) suppliers and technologies • Beneficial would be previous experience with cloud based solutions • Domain: Airline, IT Infrastructure, Customer Experience