Work with customers and architects to define product specifications, solution design and evolve the product using agile practices. You will have the complete bottom line for ensuring high quality, on-time delivery of product enhancements in a fast paced environment
Be responsible for maintenance of key components of the platform and ensure production up time.
Work with operations and customer service teams to identify operational pain points, incorporating feedback into the product, guide the engineers in maintenance team for preventive and reactive maintenance.
Analyse the current solution stack, proactively identify architecture improvement opportunities, prepare proposals & prototypes, guide the team to build the NFRs for increased production stability, automate processes as much as possible and reduce manual maintenance effort
Be responsible for architecture, technical and domain expertise in the team
The development manager should be a thought leader & self-driven person who can spot opportunities for functional & architecture improvements and willing to rollup sleeves and help team members work on product specifications and design. This is not a pure people manager role. Technical competence, functional understanding, challenging the team for technical solutions proposed, fine tuning solutions will be a key part of day to day work.
Build a vibrant, positively motivated team having a high sense of urgency; set the bar high and provide necessary support and mentoring to managers and team members to achieve it
Advocate planning and continuous improvement. Set and communicate clear and aligned goals, monitors progress and ensures leaders in own organization do the same. Sponsor continuous improvement and elimination of non-value added work. Embrace values and implement diverse perspectives and ideas
Develop and communicate logical, convincing justifications, including lessons learnt that build commitment and support for ones perspectives and initiatives
Actively monitor dependencies in a distributed application landscape and work with stakeholders to ensure that dependencies are resolved in a timely fashion
Weekly status reporting, early warnings, mitigations, ensuring delivery per budget
Innovation Drive the strategy and Innovation activities for data staging. Work to establish the Product competitively and Sustainability, with a long-term view in mind (2-4 years). Constantly challenge status quo to drive innovation in the organization
Change Management - Promotes new ways of looking at products, problems and processes
Foster a sense of ownership, empowerment and personal commitment to work. Create a work environment that inspires and encourages people to excel
Talent Development - Identifies required capabilities and skill gaps within organization and invests time in developing the capability
Work in fast paced development environment, interacting with product owners, business analysts, testers, developers and stakeholders across geographical locations
Budgeting - Provide inputs related to budgeting activities based on historical and forecast analysis.
Resource Planning - Provide inputs for the resources plan requirements
Relevant job experience
o12+ years of experience working in a distributed product development environment. Should have experience in development of atleast two enterprise products end to end, taking them to production and running in production 24*7.
oExperience in designing data pipelines, ETL, complex event processing, analytics components using big data technology Hadoop, Cassandra, MongoDB is a plus.
oShould have excellent technical knowledge of distributed platforms acquired via hands on experience. Extremely strong in one technology area and having technical width on multiple areas. Should have developed atleast 2-3 enterprise products with strong SI capabilities from conceptualization to go-live and post go-live support.
oShould have exposure to complete product development lifecycle including production support
oShould have prior experience working with product management to prioritize roadmap items for delivery and working closely with PM teams for building the product and taking it to the market, participating in pre-sales workshops to understand market gaps and delivering the same.
oShould have cross functional expertise and hands on experience as a developer, architect, business analyst and team lead on complex technology projects
oShould have worked in cross functional teams (product management, development, QA, customers), understand team dynamics and priorities of each functional stakeholder and work with them to meet the deadlines
oShould have excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
oShould be assertive, able to resolve conflicts and gain consensus in a cross functional team
oPast experience with working on agile teams, scrum master, PMI-ACP certification is a plus
oKnowledge of travel domain is a plus
Skills / Competencies:
oStrong technical skills with hands on experience in architecting and leading teams building enterprise products. Experience with products which deal with data pipeline design, ETL, streaming etc. is a plus.
oGood knowledge of data structures, algorithms and distributed systems design principles. Experience working with open source products is a plus.
oStrong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
oStakeholder management in a functional organization; ability to work under pressure, negotiate and reach consensus
oDemonstrates resourcefulness and resilience in the face of change, obstacles and adversity. Updates technical, functional, management knowledge and skills to handle new complexities, challenges & responsibility
oCreate strategies for own organization that align with the divisions strategies and lead to the achievement of business outcomes. Identify and pursue initiatives and opportunities that fit and support division strategies
oBuilds and sustains trusting, collaborative relationships and alliances across functional, organizational and geographic boundaries to achieve goals
oBuilds positively motivated teams.
Develops talent and replacement plan for own organization