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Engineering Manager
Posted on: 4th January, 2017 | Active

Experience 8-12 years exp
Job Location Bangalore
Openings 1
Eligibility Criteria
  • Profile must be atleast 50% complete.
  • An updated resume should be uploaded
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HackerEarth is a technology startup headquartered in Bangalore, India. Programmers visit HackerEarth to improve their programming skills by solving problems, compete in hackathons & coding challenges and get awesome jobs. We have quickly grown to become the largest programmer community in Asia and are looking grow aggressively grow overseas.We are looking to hire extraordinary and dynamic Engineering Manager to lead various engineering teams at HackerEarth.

Roles and Responsibilities :

  • 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.
  • Work closely with engineers, conduct their 1:1s, understand their requirements and facilitate an environment where each engineer is happy and productive.
  • Work individually with engineers and help them with correct time estimation and scoping of tasks.
  • Understand the strengths and weaknesses of various engineers, and then map projects to career paths of various engineers.
  • 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. Be responsible with product metrics and drive them in the team.
  • Interact with other engineering teams, facilitate discussion among them and provide a framework for inter-team collaboration.
  • Build teams, hire the best talent with right dynamics. Foster a result oriented, performance driven culture by setting clear goals, career paths, core competencies, reward and recognition mechanism for engineering team.
  • Create and maintain an open and transparent environment that values speed and innovation, motivate engineers to build innovative and effective systems rapidly.

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of strong experience in full-stack software product development, with at least 3+ years in engineering leadership position.
  • Technically hands-on with prior experience in at least one compiled language (C, Java), one dynamic scripting language (e.g. Ruby, Python, Perl), web technologies (e.g. HTML, CSS, Javascript) and database technologies (SQL & NoSQL). Experience working with high-performance technical teams and ability to create a culture based on those best practices.
  • Experience working with Product Managers and UX Designers.
  • Excellent people manager. Strong in building relationships and collaborate with other.
  • A strong vision and ability to deliver quickly in fast paced startup culture.

Job Perks Industry comparable salary. Really flexible hours. If you are sick, just stay home. Movie/Gaming night outs. Travel in and around India. Attend developer events and conferences completely free.

We are writing tons of code, building some intense technology, and it's a great opportunity to learn. We are backed by some awesome people in startup community. Moreover, you get a chance to be the initial team member of a company which is building a global product out of India.

About HackerEarth

HackerEarth is the hub for programmers to practice and improve their programming skills, compete in coding challenges/hackathons and showcase their profile. Businesses use HackerEarth to build developer relations and create a talent pipeline.

HackerEarth has built a proprietary code evaluation engine that allows programmers to write code in the browser and automatically evaluates it in real-time. HackerEarth regularly conducts a variety of hackathons ranging from basic domains like Algorithms to advanced concepts like AI and Machine learning. Based on the activity of the programmers, HackerEarth is able create an accurate skill graph for them, which is used to recommend jobs and other opportunities to programmers.

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