Engineering Manager (full time)

  • Product
  • Bengalaru, India

Engineering Manager (full time)

Job description


At Vahan, we’re helping 300M+ low-skilled workers in India find jobs using WhatsApp. We’re a Y-Combinator company that is backed by marquee investors such as Khosla Ventures and Founders Fund; several executives from Google and Flipkart are also investors in the company.


We’re seeking an Engineering Manager in Bangalore, India, to take on and provide technical leadership to major projects, but also manage a team of engineers. You not only optimize your own code but make sure engineers are able to optimize theirs. You will manage your project goals, contribute to product strategy and help develop your team. You will work all across the company, in areas such as information retrieval, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking, security, data compression and user interface design.


Responsibilities:

• Engage, mentor and manage a team of software engineers, including task planning and code reviews

• Have technical ownership of the product

• Build a strong techical culture at Vahan

Why you’ll LOVE this job:

We’re a small team that enjoys working hard, getting a lot done and having fun. Not to mention that you’ll get to work on a product that is making a profoundly positive impact on people’s lives. We also provide an outstanding training ground for aspiring entrepreneurs.


We can promise:

  • Our co-workers are a close-knit, intelligent, and motivated team
  • We care about you. We offer competitive health insurance for employees and their dependents
  • Unlimited PTO so you can take the time you need to rejuvenate
  • You’ll love where you work. We have a bright and modern collaborative office space located in the heart of Indiranagar, Bangalore’s most happening neighborhood!

Compensation will be commensurate with experience (cash + bonus + equity)


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related technical discipline or equivalent practical experience
  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience, including technical management of software developers and system administrators/architects
  • Experience designing and implementing distributed systems
  • Experience in leading highly complex, technically challenging, crossfunctional software oriented projects from inception to delivery
  • Track record of individual technical achievement
  • Excellent coding skills (language agnostic)
  • Passion for creating large-scale positive impact on people’s lives
  • Strong sense of ownership and determination to get things done
  • Humility and eagerness to learn and grow