Engineering Manager

Gurugram, Haryana, India Full-time

About Grofers:

Grofers is a low-price online supermarket that gets products across categories like grocery, beauty & wellness, household care, baby care, pet care and meats & seafood delivered to your doorstep. At Grofers we believe in improving the quality of life of our customers by providing them best products at best prices. To be able to meet customer expectations and enrich their shopping experience, we provide them with products they best relate with, help them save money on everyday purchases, and give them the spending power they need.

Objective of the Role:

We are here to build a world-class tech organization with elite engineers and change-agents who would spearhead this change. Currently, we are looking for engineers who are skilled, passionate, driven and a wee bit crazy (yes, crazy works!) to join our tribe. The current position is for the consumer teams(Demand) and our primary focus is to scale, stabilize with the increase in demand and agility. The small tweaks you make, the processes you alter, experiments you run and the business decisions you drive will have reverberating effects on our ability to add value to our customers and keep them coming back for more.  

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Leading and supervising teams of engineers as they develop, test, modify and create solutions to technical problems
  • You not only have the technical chops to roll up sleeves and provide technical leadership to major projects but also build and manage a team of 10-15 top-notch engineers.
  • Spearhead various research and development initiatives to identify opportunities for new projects and improved processes
  • You manage your business goals, contribute to product strategy and help develop the team develop your team
  • Create clear career paths for team members and help them grow with regular & deep mentoring. Perform regular performance evaluations
  • and share and seek feedback.
  • Inculcate a culture of innovation and operational efficiency in the team
  • You work closely with Product Management, Business Development and Operations team and enable them by providing scalable and high-quality technology solutions at a rapid pace.
  • Communicate ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, to all types of audiences.
  • Operating with scale and speed amidst flux, there is just a LOT happening.
  • You work with designers, business analysts, and product managers to estimate and plan projects in an Agile environment

 Desired Skills & abilities:

  • 5+ years of experience in Software Development Management leading complex technology projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent leadership skills to mentor the engineers under you.
  • Deep understanding of technologies and architecture in a highly scalable and available set-up.
  • Experienced in back-end programming languages like Python, Golang, etc
  • Understands and practices agile software development and management
  • Strong object-oriented design skills, and an uncanny ability to design intuitive module and class-level interfaces
  • Ensures team software is monitorable and HA
  • Superior project management skills to manage multi-engineer projects and experience of delivering high-quality projects on time
  • Proficient experience using advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as ReactJS, AngularJS, BackboneJS, etc.

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