Director of Engineering_Backend_Storefront
You will be a part of: Storefront (SF): If you are enthusiastic to work on a services platform built for extremely high scale, working on cutting-edge front-end technologies and world class payments and checkout infrastructure then Myntra-Jabong storefront is the right place to be. To manage 10s of Millions of requests each day scaling to 100s of millions of requests on high sale events Myntra-Jabong’s SF Engineering team builds the technology platform that personalizes our customer’s shopping experience and enables the smooth flow of products from suppliers to our customers’ doorstep. We work on areas such as building massive-scale mobile and web-applications, engaging user-interfaces, user personalization platform, content systems, search systems, imaging and visualization systems for products etc.
We are a technology team where each individual has a huge impact and get to experience the delight of your hard labor being visible to real users. You will work closely with the business in shaping our product and serve hundreds of millions of Indians! You will have the opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing SF organization and gain exposure to all the parts of a comprehensive ecommerce platform.
The SF team at Myntra-Jabong operates within distinct verticals which are (Storefront – Services Platform, Storefront Platforms for personalization & Store Channels (Client Apps)).
? Technical Guidance : You will provide technical leadership to a team of excellent software engineers; this requires that you have the technical depth to make complex design decisions and the hands-on ability to lead by example.
? Execution and Delivery : You will be expected to instill and follow good software development practices and ensure timely delivery of high-quality products. You should be familiar with agile practices as well as be able to adapt these to the needs of the business, with a constant focus on
? Team management : You will be responsible for hiring and mentoring your team; helping individuals grow in their careers, having constant dialogue about their aspirations and sharing prompt, clear and actionable feedback about performance.
? Collaboration : Collaborating closely with others in the organization to ensure that the products we build will delight our customers; this includes working closely with product managers, designers, engineering leaders, and stakeholders in other departments.
? Leadership : As a company growing at high speed, you will be expected to lead the team through uncertainties and changes in scale and organization. Often, requirements will be fuzzy, and you will be expected to bring clarity to such situations.
Desired Skills and Requirements
? Leadership skills 14-16 years of total experience. Strong experience leading teams of engineers to deliver great software products. Proven ability to build a product from scratch. Strong inter-personal skills and the ability to build and mentor a strong team. Ability to push through despite road-blocks and resource constraints.
? Technical depth Strong technical competence required to gain credibility. Ability to architect, design and code yourself. Technical experience in building and operating web-based applications. Deep understanding of all layers of the web-stack work (from the client interface to the database). Knowledge of multiple technology stacks/languages/tools and their pros/cons.
? Execution ability Focus on delivering products in a timely manner with high quality. Familiarity with multiple software development practices and tools, and the proven ability to adapt, champion and institute good practices and tools.
? Degree in Computer Science or related field. Strong understanding of object-oriented programming, concurrency and fundamentals of computer-science.
? We also highly value experience working in a startup or smaller product-focused organization, contributions to open-source, tech blogs or tech forums. We are also open to people who may not fit our precise expectations of the role. If you have the passion and ability to build great products, we can craft the right role for you.