About the role:
Senior Engineering Manager is a leadership role, in which direct reports are engineering managers and senior engineers of the team. As a senior engineering manager, you will be accountable to lead and grow a team of 30-70 engineers.
To excel in this role we believe you need the ability to drive strategic technical, delivery and people decisions for the team by collaborating with cross-functional counterparts and stakeholders and also considering inputs from various parties, most importantly from the customers. You are also expected to coach and nurture your team, including but not limited to managers in the team who report to you.
What You’ll Do
Drives business strategy along with cross-functional counterparts & works with team members to convert that into OKRs.Work closely with your counterparts to ensure that the team’s deliverables fit well into broader organization objectives.Is able to represent and be accountable for the technical output of the team and drive to improve specific business KPI.Ensures that knowledge is shared amongst the team and does not position themselves or others as a single point of failure.Crosses team and service boundaries to work across budgeting, legal, compliance, and security aspects of the team’s delivery.Monitors and adjusts team pace to instill urgency for success but protect from burnout.Is independently responsible for coaching, development, and career management for the team.Independently plans and executes changes to team staffing in service of company goals: identifying gaps, defining roles, and creating people-planning for the team.
What You’ll Need
Engineers typically acquire the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to meet the expectations of this role with at least 10 years of relevant industry experience.Track record of leading multidisciplinary teams. (dev / test / pm / data)Has demonstrated ability to successfully lead people, people managers, teams or projects multiple times in different contexts.Well-versed with Agile methodologies, best practices of writing tests and Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery.Has strong expertise and hands-on experience in at least one engineering focus (front-end, back-end, mobile, data or systems).Experience developing end-to-end products that leverage machine learning at scaleTrack record in building a team of talented engineers. Excellent written & verbal communication skills focused on improving collaboration, understanding & information exchange across all stakeholders.
Bonus points if
Experience in a similar role with a large MNC company.