Locus is a global decision- making platform in the supply chain that uses deep learning and proprietary algorithms to provide route optimization, real-time tracking, insights and analytics, beat optimization, efficient warehouse management, vehicle allocation and utilization, intuitive 3D packing and measurement of packages.
Locus automates human decisions required to transport a package or a person, between any two points on earth, delivering gains along with efficiency, consistency, and transparency in operations.
Locus, which has achieved a peak of 1 million orders processed in a day (200,000 orders an hour) and is trained & tested on over 100 million+ order deliveries, works in 75 cities across the globe.
Locus works with several large-scale market leaders like Urban Ladder, Tata Group of Companies, Bigbasket, Lazada, Myntra, Droplet, Licious, Rollick, Lenskart, other global FMCG, pharma, e-commerce, 3PL and logistics conglomerates.
Locus is backed by some of the biggest names in the market and recently raised $22 MN in Series B funding and also $4 Mn in a pre-Series B round.
Earlier, In 2016, Locus raised $2.75 Mn (INR 18.3 Cr) in a Series A funding.
Locus was started by Nishith Rastogi and Geet Garg, two ex-Amazon engineers on a mission to democratize logistics intelligence for businesses across industries.
Nishith was profiled by Forbes Asia in their ’30 Under 30’ 2018 list. Geet, on the other hand, holds a dual degree (BTech and MTech) in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology.
Our team constitutes of engineers from Indian Institute of Technology and Birla Institute of Technology & Science- Pilani, and Data Scientists with PhDs from Carnegie Mellon University and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.
Our multifaceted product and business team is led by senior members from Barclays, Google & Goldman Sachs with immense operational execution experience.
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As a Sr. Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for managing the overall software development life cycle of one or two products at Locus.
We have the following product lines
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Network Optimization (WIP)
Platform (the common infrastructure that powers all of the above)
You will work and manage a cross-functional team. A cross-functional team consisting of Backend Engineers, Frontend Engineers, QA, SDET, Product Managers, Product Designer, Technical Project managers, Data Scientist etc.
Responsible for mapping business objectives to an optimum engineering structure, including correct estimation of resource allocation.
Responsible for key technical and product decisions. Provide direction and mentorship to the team. Setup best practices for engineering.
Work closely with the Product Manager and help them in getting relevant inputs from the engineering team.
Plan and track the development and release schedules, proactively assess and mitigate risks. Prepare for contingencies and provide visible leadership in crisis.
Conduct regular 1 : 1s for performance feedback and lead their appraisals.
Responsible for driving good coding practices in the team like good quality code, documentation, timely bug fixing etc.
Report on the status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management.
Create and maintain an open and transparent environment that values speed and innovation, and motivates engineers to build innovative and effective systems rapidly.
Prior experience of 8 to 10 years in developing complex and responsive large scale products. with at least 3+ years individual contributor in a product based company.
Technically hands-on with at least one compiled language (Java, GoLang), one dynamic scripting language (e.g. Ruby Python, Perl), web technologies (e.
Experience working with high-performance technical teams and the ability to create a culture based on those best practices.
Experience working with Product Managers and UX Designers
Excellent people managers. Strong in building relationships and collaborating with others.
A strong vision and ability to deliver quickly in fast-paced startup culture
Healthy catered meals at the office
You decide your own Work From Home (WFH) and Out Of Office (OOO)
Pet-friendly - bring your pets to the office any day. Locus family already has a Rottweiler and a Beagle