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Director of Engineering

Webgility

Webgility

Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

About Webgility:

Webgility is a leading provider of e-commerce automation solutions, empowering businesses to simplify and streamline their operations. Our mission is to deliver innovative and reliable tools that help our clients succeed in the digital marketplace. We foster a collaborative and dynamic work environment where creativity and excellence thrive.

Job Description:

Overview: We are seeking a highly experienced and dynamic Director of Engineering to lead our R&D team in India. This role will oversee a diverse group of 50 engineers across various specialized teams, including Desktop, Online, Platform, and Infrastructure. The ideal candidate will possess a strong technical background, exceptional leadership skills, and a strategic mindset to drive innovation and excellence in our engineering operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Leadership & Management:
    • Lead, mentor, and manage a multidisciplinary R&D team of 50 engineers.
    • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
    • Set clear goals, provide regular performance feedback, and support career development for team members.
  2. Strategic Planning:
    • Develop and execute the engineering strategy aligned with Webgility's overall objectives.
    • Identify emerging technologies and trends to keep Webgility at the forefront of the e-commerce automation industry.
    • Collaborate with senior management to define technical roadmaps and product strategies.
  3. Project Management:
    • Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of multiple engineering projects.
    • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within scope, and within budget.
    • Implement best practices in project management, including Agile methodologies.
  4. Technical Oversight:
    • Provide technical guidance and direction to the engineering teams.
    • Ensure the development of high-quality, scalable, and reliable software and infrastructure.
    • Conduct code reviews, design reviews, and technical assessments.
  5. Cross-Functional Collaboration:
    • Work closely with product management, marketing, and other departments to ensure alignment on product development and delivery.
    • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration across teams and stakeholders.
  6. Innovation & Continuous Improvement:
    • Drive innovation by encouraging creative problem-solving and experimentation.
    • Implement processes and tools to improve engineering efficiency and product quality.
    • Monitor industry trends and competitor products to inform strategic decisions.
  7. Budget & Resource Management:
    • Manage the engineering budget, including resource allocation and cost control.
    • Optimize resource utilization to maximize productivity and minimize waste.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 15+ years of experience in software engineering, with at least 7 years in a leadership role.
  • Proven experience managing large, multidisciplinary engineering teams.
  • Strong technical background with expertise in software development, architecture, and infrastructure.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and project management tools.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think strategically.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive innovation and continuous improvement.

Why Join Webgility:

  • Opportunity to lead a talented and passionate engineering team.
  • Work on cutting-edge technologies and innovative projects in the e-commerce automation space.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Professional development and growth opportunities.

Webgility is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.