• Director of Engineering

    Job ID
    2018-2438
    Function
    Technology - Engineering
    Location : Location
    IN-HR-Gurgaon
  • About Rivigo

    never been done

     

    Logistics is the largest addressable market globally. It is a USD 2 trillion industry, which is about 20X the cab market

    revenue pool. The challenges it presents are also far more futuristic than most other industries.

     

    Founded in 2014 and listed among the world’s top emerging businesses, RIVIGO is bringing alive the power of

    technology to provide ‘relay’ as a service on a unified logistics platform which ensures 50-70% reduction in

    turnaround time and highest reliability for clients, helping them reinvent their business models-serving new

    markets, reducing inventory and significantly cutting costs.

     

    Grounded in the mission of making logistics human, we have fundamentally changed the truck driver’s

    job from a ‘months-away-from-home’ job to a ‘day’ job. Unlike conventional truck drivers, relay pilots

    drive from pitstop to pitstop (under 300 kms) and return to their families the same day, thus, creating

    huge social dividend.  

    About the Role

    Why Rivigo Labs?

     

    Technology is at the core of our vision. For anyone looking at limitless opportunities of creating impact through

    futuristic technology applications while being around stunning colleagues who think big, bold and first-principle,

    RIVIGO Labs is the place to be.

     

    futuristic tech

    What will you do?

    The chosen Director of engineering will have a successful history of building and motivating strong, world-class teams, applying strategic thinking, and executing effectively to deliver a track record of sustained accomplishments.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Manage (recruit, motivate, develop, strengthen) the product engineering team
    • Mentor and lead the engineering team as a subject matter expert for all technology and architecture related issues.
    • Architect, Design, Develop & Implement frameworks and application software components using Cloud and Enterprise/Open Source technologies.
    • Be accountable for the overall technical excellence and quality of the platforms
    • Should be proactive and enhance existing software architecture by analyzing and identifying areas for improvement, optimization or refactoring
    • Tune applications at all levels database, middleware and application logic to ensure high product efficiency and quality
    • Constantly explore new and emerging technologies and techniques, and research ongoing industry developments/trends in the space and make appropriate recommendations to the management for enhancements
    • Aware of Software estimations and capable of doing and validating estimates across multi technologies.
    • Create and Manage technology strategy that can serve the business strategy
    • Low burn, highly iterative new product development and testing
    • 80/20 rule: effectively create low resource high impact technology solutions
    • Should be able keep everything our technology can and can’t do in her/his head
    • Being able to see micro and macro at the same time and with equal efficiency
    • Future ready: always looking to disrupt and challenge the status quo

    Qualifications

    Key Requirements:

    • B.E/MS in Computer Science or equivalent.
    • Articulates a clear technology vision that is inspiring and aligned with business needs and Experienced in articulating the business goals and cascading them down the organization appropriately so that every person in the organization is appropriately stretched to achieve outcomes.
    • Minimum of 8+ years of progressive experience in software engineering leadership capacity and experience across variety of technology stacks (from conception to Go-Live).
    • Strong experience in E-Commerce & Enterprise grade products
    • Excellent and robust understanding of scalable product system architecture(s), platforms and core technologies
    • Strong experience in RDBMS & preferably worked with NOSQL & Hadoop as well and worked across multiple platforms (front-end, middleware)          
    • Demonstrated problem-solving and leadership skills to pursue correct engineering process in adverse conditions. Ability to embrace and demonstrate leadership beyond ownership
    • Ability to work efficiently in an entrepreneurial and in a startup environment

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