Senior Technical Lead
Euromonitor International
India
17d ago

Job Description

Brief overview of the role

Reporting to the Software Engineering Manager, the Senior Tech Lead is responsible for leading Tech Leads across multiple products.

You are expected to work with your team daily ensuring the team solves their challenging problems within deadlines. You will continuously need to improve the quality of your team's performance through coaching and the setting of objectives.

We anticipate that you appreciate the importance of Euromonitor culture and continue to foster this spirit in your teams.

In this role, besides working closely with you own team you will need to foster strong relationships with Stakeholders, Business Analysts, Architects and other managers against a common focus to deliver.

Key responsibilities :

  • Contributing to the creation of business cases will be a core part of the role by providing technical insight and participating in high level sizing meetings.
  • Accountable for the technical delivery of one or more products.
  • Create completely new re-usable applications / frameworks / libraries or build / improve upon existing ones.
  • Evaluate 3rd party products before deciding on whether to build custom in-house ones.
  • Promote the use of TDD as a core engineering practice with a highest percentage of code coverage possible.
  • Coaching of Tech Leads and ensuring they follow the same example with their own team members to deliver a high quality of code.
  • Ensure that the Tech leads follow through with decisions made by the Architecture team.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest Software Engineering practices.
  • Ensure Software Engineering teams are suitably trained to perform all job functions and suitably use software related tools.
  • Set SMART targets for your Tech Leads ensuring that they stretch themselves to achieve these.
  • Hire new staff and ensure those who are not performing are put on a plan (PIP) to help them succeed. Failing that, work with HR to relieve them of their service.
  • Ensure all administrative tasks are followed and completed as by law or the company policies.
  • Required Skills

    The following experience / skills are highly desirable :

    Technical skills / experience :

  • Prior experience as a Tech Lead.
  • 6+ years with minimum 70% hands on development contribution experience using Microsoft .NET technologies to build applications and services
  • 1 to 2 years of cloud platform experience.
  • Proven experience building common frameworks that can be used across multiple applications.
  • Highly experienced with Test Driven Development (TDD) and especially Domain Driven Design (DDD).
  • Experience in Agile and DevOps technical practices including CI / CD.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills.
  • Actively learning and regularly upgrading self-knowledge on the agile practices, architectural advancements, technical tools, etc.
  • Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by your teams.
  • Personal Skills

  • Servant Leader Must be able to garner respect from his / her team and be willing to get involved to ensure the work gets completed to schedule.
  • Communicative and social Must be able to communicate well within his / her own teams and the broader Technology teams through verbal and written skills.
  • Situationally Aware Ability to think ahead and anticipate problems / issues and find solutions. Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to responsible roles.
  • Conflict resolution Must be able to facilitate discussions and facilitate alternatives or different approaches to resolving challenges.
  • Coordinator - Building good professional relationship with cross-functional teams spread across different region / office of the organization.
  • Critical thinking Ability to apply sound logic and reasoning skills to facilitate decision making
  • Culture driven - Dedicated to fostering a culture that is about creativity, communication, cutting-edge technology and the long-
  • term development of staff.

  • Mentorship - Proud to offer staff a range of opportunities to help them achieve their aspirations and grow, whether it’s conquering a new technology, learning about a new domain, speaking in public or moving into a leadership role.
  • Required Experience

  • At least 8 years of experience in Software Development.
  • At least 3 years of experience in leading a team.
  • At least 3 years in an Agile environment.
  • Degree or National Diploma in Computer Science or related Software Engineering Qualification.
  • Benefits

    From day 1 of employment :

  • 15 days annual holidays addition of 1 more day of Paid Leave from year 2 of service. This will extend to year 6. (excluding 15 public holidays, 12 sick leaves, 13 compassionate leave for death in the close family to perform religions norms)
  • Medical insurance cover of 5 lacs. It covers Employee, if married covers spouse and up to 2 children on a floater basis, 25 lacs of accidental insurance, term life cover of 2 X gross annual income.
  • 12.36% of employer PF contribution.
  • Gratuity after completion of 5 years of service applicable post resignation.
  • 2 days work from home every month.
  • Maternity leave, every pregnant women employee can avail maternity leaves for up to 26 weeks.
  • Paternity leave, every male employee can avail up to 5 days of paternity leaves to take care of the new born baby and his spouse.
  • 2000 voucher on new born baby, 501 vouchers on birthday.
  • 2 days of paid leaves to participate in any CSR event within the company or outside.
  • Flexi component for tax benefit on income tax.
  • Relocation Benefits, Candidates joining from a location outside of Bangalore is benefited with Relocation Expenses of INR 30,000 which covers one-
  • way ticket, accommodation and luggage transfer.

  • Gym Membership Discount Scheme through company.
  • Fruits delivered every Thursday in the office for employees.
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