About the role Tech Leader - Software Development (TLs) leads teams of diverse groups of people who are moving towards realizing Cleartrip s vision. They are responsible for building high-performing teams where each team members feel the impact of their work. TLs also set the direction for the team and support people in their career growth. They ensure that the teams have an inspiring vision for the future. TLs provide technical leadership to identify and define the right component/system abstractions / capabilities for current/ future product/ platform asks. One of the key responsibilities of an TL is to understand business goals and contribute to product strategy and take accountability for moving key business metrics. They are also responsible for driving execution using agile methodologies by removing impediments along the way with the big picture in mind.
What you ll do:
Be a highly technical, hands-on manager for a team of 10+ full-stack engineers
Responsible for the product engineering roadmap with a focus on performance, scale, and quality for products used by millions of users across d-site, m-site, and apps
Own and drive technical discussions and have a strategic tech influence
Communicate cross-functionally, collaborate with Business teams, Product managers, engineers, and QA to plan and own, and deliver solutions on time
Use Agile methodologies/principles and best practices for team deliverables along with coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
Work with Director / VP Engg / CTO to define best practices for development and champion their adoption at the same time
Perform well in a fluid environment, fast-paced environment
Responsible for hiring and skills management for the team
What you ll need:
B.E/B.Tech or any other similar qualification with experience as a tech leader and people manager for 7-9 Years
Deep understanding of technologies and architecture in a highly scalable and available set-up.
Have spent 2+ years at a start-up or worked in a small and reasonably independent team/dev center
Experience with JAVA, C/C++, NoSql, Redis, Kafka, MySQL, etc. programming and debugging skills
Experience of managing teams and delivering high-quality projects on time
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
Experience with managing diverse teams and delivering high-quality projects on time
Deep understanding of technology and architecture in a highly scalable and available setup
Experience with new open source technologies and their adoption into product development etc.