Director, Software Engineering
Bangalore, Karnataka, IN
8d ago
source : Instahyre

Zeta intends to replace many legacy systems in use by banks for processing payments. Banks need to leapfrog into an era of connected devices and omnipresent commerce.

Banking should become an integral part of the commerce and enterprise systems, thereby enabling seamless consumer and business transactions.

The average number of interactions an account holder may have with a bank would increase to 12-15 per day in the near term from the current average of 3-

4 transactions per month. These could grow to an unimaginably large number in future. Most banking systems aren't designed for this scale.

In many ways, these systems are limiting the imagination of possibilities. We want this changed fundamentally, in an interoperable and regulatory compliant manner.

We build large-scale transaction processing systems that can work with many current and future payment networks. We build applications that help banks realise the value of this new approach early.

We help banks to rapidly deliver the value of these applications to their customers.

As a Director of Engineering, you will be playing a pivotal role in enabling Zeta to deliver to its ambitions. You will work with an amazing peer group that fuels this ambition.

You will take up initiatives that will create a lasting impact on millions of individuals across various countries. Depending on the business unit and the ongoing activities, you will be responsible for several engineering teams each with 8-

12 people. Overall your span of management could include 30 to 60 engineers and 4-6 engineering managers.

What is the Job like?

  • Define technology roadmap for various products of a business unit. Align choices to overall organisation technology strategy.
  • Work closely with teams to review architectural and technological choices for functional, cost and time to deliver fitment.
  • Optimize processes for productivity;
  • Build teams, assess skill gaps, plan upskilling exercises
  • Collaborate with operations teams to monitor and assure SLA adherence of all services
  • Collaborate with directors and managers of QA, Project, UX and other teams for staffing each project appropriately
  • Mentor and manage engineering managers for effective delivery of projects
  • Percolate the benefits of the relevant technological choices to Product, Operations, Business and Executive teams
  • Who should apply?

  • Good understanding of distributed systems, micro-services, messaging systems and associated architectural patterns
  • In-depth understanding of traditional relational databases and various key-value, document stores.
  • Thorough understanding of transactional and analytical workloads
  • Mastery in Object-oriented analysis and design;
  • Good understanding of web and mobile application technology stack
  • Practitioners understand of Non-functional requirements of software and ability to make appropriate trade-off decisions
  • Experience with CI / CD environments and automation test frameworks
  • Good understanding of agile development practices
  • Familiarity with production operations of large-scale systems
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions.
  • Strengths in problem-solving, issue resolution and ability to multitask.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated experience in engaging and influencing peers and executives
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