Head of Engineering

Location - Bangalore

About the Role

We are looking for a technology leader as Head of Engineering, who is passionate about building cloud-hosted scalable XR (Extended Reality) solutions. You should have a passion for immersive technologies, and be energized to create a niche with your proven skills, leadership and entrepreneurial capabilities. If you are in this for the long-haul and have built long-term products on a massive scale before, let’s talk.

  • We are looking for an experienced, technology leader who is hands-on with code, and building B2B deep-tech/SaaS products.
  • You should have expertise in scaling and deploying enterprise-grade software solutions for on- prem, hybrid or cloud deployments.

Skills and Competencies

  • 8 – 10 years of technology product building experience – building and deploying large scale enterprise solutions; especially in a b2b product (SaaS)
  • Experience with Product based start-ups or large enterprises for scalable products
  • Extremely hands on with coding
  • Proven 3 years+ experience in a leadership role
  • Self motivated and independent
  • Strategic thinking and strong business acumen
  • Knowledge of technological trends to build strategy
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to work on building and deployment of platform-agnostic solutions
  • Willing to work with a small/midsize team in a start-up environment
  • Building innovative product ideas and executing projects
  • Build a high performance technology team
  • Comfortable working with a young team in a dynamic work environment 
  • Handle ambiguities and changes in the scope of work and discover a clear roadmap ahead
  • Passion and resilience to build disruptive products

Responsibilities

  • Design & deployment of applications that support high volume traffic
  • Optimizing applications for scalability (through scale-up and scale-out)
  • Ensure functionality, efficiency and stability (through all levels of testing)
  • Monitor KPIs for performance through continuous performance improvements
  • Manage and execute developer to deployment pipeline at scale
  • Lead the strategy for new framework testing and implementations continuously
  • Disaster Strategy Planning (replication, high security)
  • Create overall technology standards and practices and ensure adherence
  • Plan and implement technology strategy with future planning (capacity estimation, and others)
  • Deliver real-time business value to clients while working with cross-functional teams and delivering new products and upgrades that translate business problems into technology solutions
  • Take up mentorship role to nurture engineering talent
  • Build and manage an exceptional technology team to take up the challenging roles
  • Take the initiative in thought leadership, innovation and creativity and wear multiple hats
  • Keep abreast of new trends and best practices in the WebXR technology landscape

Bonus if you have:

  • Understanding and experience of XR and Web 3.0 technologies
  • Experience with product based start-ups

We Offer

  • Awesome team and work environment
  • Will get to work on the cutting edge of AR/VR
  • Leadership role in the company
  • Handle responsibility and decision-making on technology
  • Work closely with all stakeholders and clients