VP Engineering
Publicis Sapient
Gurugram, HARYANA, India
3d ago

Job Description

Today, as clients across industries are moving from digitally extending their businesses to placing digital at the core, Publicis Sapient has an unprecedented opportunity to help them succeed.

Reporting into the EVP, Global Head of Engineering, you will lead engineering and delivery of enterprise-scale digital transformation technology programs across industry clients, driving disruption from within.

You will be responsible for framing geographically distributed technology groups internally and the technical management of on-site project teams.

You will also guide architecture, technical design & development while providing best practice points of view within their area of expertise and also be an authority for the latest engineering methods and processes.

The VP of Engineering will also lead business development and proposal work, developing client relationships at all levels and delivering compelling presentations to C-level internal and client stakeholders.

You will provide leadership and technical direction for multidisciplinary, international teams of 1000+ people and play a key role in driving Publicis Sapient's core organizational beliefs.

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned technologist and have a blend of experience across delivery, business development, and the practical application of contemporary technologies.

Responsibilities :

  • Single-threaded ownership of all the engineering outcomes globally and creating a strategy that is required
  • Partner with the Industry Leadership for go-to-market strategy and appropriate accelerators within the industry
  • Help the business grow and take P.S wide propositions to the Industry
  • Play an effective role in developing people's craft and helping them hone their skills and apply them in the context of the project
  • Work with industry pioneering clients to solve their business problems using digital solutions
  • Accountable for people growth in engineering e.g. ability to create outcomes on merit / promotion, engineering transformation both internally and with the client organization.
  • Take accountability for engineering delivery (estimates & execution), solution choice, quality and consistency (within the industry and aligned to global engineering capability).
  • Build Capability including liaising with different CoEs like Cloud, Data to define / review and partner for role expectations, hiring, training, etc.
  • Responsible for building out engineering capacity required for revenue and partner with Engineering office and other functions
  • Provide direction to Account Engineering Lead and Account Cluster Engineering leads
  • Accountable for industry‚Äôs engineering margins
  • Frequent travel required
  • Qualifications

  • Hands-on technical delivery and leadership of globally distributed development teams 1000+ in size, Strong Financial services background.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Expert hands-on coding skills with one or more of Java, Javascript, C# (any additional languages a plus)
  • Strong hands-on experience with two or more of Node.js, Non-Blocking Java (Vert.x / Akka / Spring Reactor / Lagom), Spring Boot, .
  • NET Core / .NET Web API

  • DevOps / Automation experience (CI, CD, Aggregated Logging & Metrics)
  • REST Web services & API knowledge
  • Database experience with two or more of SQL, NoSQL and NewSQL (e.g. MySQL PostgresQL, Cassandra, Mongo, Aurora, Spanner)
  • Strong architectural knowledge of MicroServices, and ideally 12 Factor Applications and Event Driven architecture
  • Agile Delivery experience
  • Strong Quality Engineering knowledge (e.g. Test Pyramid, Automated Testing)
  • Additional Information

  • Gender-Neutral Policy
  • 18 paid holidays throughout the year for NCR / BLR (22 For Mumbai)
  • Generous parental leave and new parent transition program
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Programs to help you in wellness and well being
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