Senior Engineering Manager

Short Description

Flipkart is hiring a senior engineering manager who has very high technical competence, strong technical background with a track record of individual technical accomplishments.

Job Description

Flipkart Engineering is making eCommerce happen in India.  We are building a reliable and scalable infrastructure to handle all of Flipkart's e-commerce business. The area of work include working on advanced information-retrieval algorithms, massive scalability and storage solutions and large-scale applications that enrich the user experience and predictive analytics in the areas of Supply Chain like Digital and Services Fulfilment.
Flipkart Engineers bring in cutting-edge approaches to solve business problems, create architecture & design to realize the solution and own through coding and testing, and finally wax it till it reflects. This involves working with designers, business analysts and product managers, as it is not alone job cracking the code. What we respect the most is our engineer's ability to find the best way to approach and tackle a problem, and the way they doggedly demolish and build as they please. Engineering at Flipkart is an opportunity to solve never been solved problems in e-commerce domain and by working with domain leader, you will get a shot not only in innovation but also in defining the industry.
The high focus on Impact and Ownership allows for freedom to each engineer to experiment and innovate. The pride is when you see the impact of what you have created. The ability to see what your code does to the business is a rare experience, add to that the fact that the impact of it is felt by your friends and family in India the experience is extremely gratifying.
Responsibilities and Scope:
  • 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 1015 top notch engineers.
  • You not only optimize your own code but make sure engineers are able to optimize theirs. As an Engineering Manager, you manage your business goals, contribute to product strategy and help develop your team
  • Create clear career paths for team members and help them grow with regular & deep mentoring. Perform regular performance evaluation and share and seek feedback.
  • Operating with scale and speed amidst flux, there is just a LOT happening.   
  • Our world-class software engineers are just getting started and as a manager, you guide the way. You are their default mentor.
  • 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
  • You set up best practices for development and champion their adoption and at the same time Architect & design technically robust, flexible and scalable solutions
  • You work with designers, business analysts, and product managers to estimate and plan projects in an Agile environment
  • Perform well in uncertainties and collaborate and work with unclear interfaces to other teams in our rapidly evolving organizations

Must Have:
  • Excellent leadership skills to mentor the engineers under you.
  • Deep understanding of technologies and architecture in a highly scalable and available setup.
  • Deep understanding & expertise with highly transactional, large relational and complex systems
  • Strong object-oriented design skills, and an uncanny ability to design intuitive module and class level interfaces
  • Superior project management skills to manage multi-engineer projects and experience of delivering high-quality projects on time
  • Above 9 years of experience with technology depth as well as good people skills
  • BE/BTech in Computer Science or some equivalent academic stance.
Nice to Have:
  • Able to establish credibility with smart engineers quickly, and provide longer-term vision and motivation.
  • Great people skills to closely work with other teams. Product Management, Business Development, and Operations, all need your expertise to ensure superior solutions match our scale of operations.
  • Very high technical competence, strong technical background with a track record of individual technical accomplishments  Ability to play the role of the architect for the team
Apart from all the general benefits of best in industry compensation, equity, healthcare etc., Flipkart prides in calling out the big hand for you to be in a Great Work, Great People, and Great environment. We call ourselves an incubator for engineers where you get all the optimal conditions to do and experience your best.

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Flipkart is Indias largest e-commerce marketplace with a registered customer base of over 100 million. In the 10 years since it started, Flipkart has come to offer over 80 million products across 80+ categories including Smartphones, Books, Media, Consumer Electronics, Furniture, Fashion and Lifestyle. Launched in October 2007, Flipkart is known for its path-breaking services like Cash on Delivery, No Cost EMI and a 10-day replacement policy. Flipkart was the pioneer in offering services like In-a-Day Guarantee and Same-Day-Guarantee at scale. With over 1,00,000 registered sellers, Flipkart has redefined the way brands and MSMEs do business online.
Launched in October 2007, Flipkart has over the years become the preferred online marketplace for leading Indian and International brands. Our acquisition of Jabong and Myntra has been a natural step in our journey to be Indias largest fashion platform. We are the only online player offering services such as In-a-Day Guarantee across 50 cities and Same-Day-Guarantee across 13 cities. Our annual subscription service - Flipkart First, is the first of its kind in the country.