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Director of Engineering in Gurgaon at Elevate

Date Posted: 7/21/2018

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Job Description

Elevate is recruiting a Director of Engineering who will be responsible for continuing and expanding the rapid growth and demand for Elevate's Cael Suite of products. You will work directly with company leadership to set vision and strategy around products and go-to-market approaches.  This role will oversee and lead development teams to design and develop highly usable and sophisticated products for the legal market.

We need a professional who:

  • Has built and launched successful software products for fast-growing companies
  • Possesses a nice combination of management, strategy and technology acumen
  • Is comfortable with operating at both a management level and also rolling up your sleeves up to get the job done
  • Enjoys leading talented teams through vision, design, development, testing and roll-out of new products

Specifically, this role will involve to:

  • Develop and implement ideal model for product team organization structure and software development and rollout processes
  • Provide direct input on every major feature built in Cael products
  • Lead and oversee software engineers through design, implementation and rollout of new features
  • Define, manage and execute product roadmaps and rollout timelines
  • Work directly with engineering teams to implement and enhance product security, infrastructure and performance
  • Nurture and develop a team of talented, dedicated and brilliant software engineers.  You are the rock star they look up to
  • Work directly with UI/UX engineers to ensure that the user experience is nothing short of spectacular
  • Collaborate with sales and delivery teams to continuously manage trade-offs between scope, resources and time during the development lifecycle
  • Support customer implementation teams to provide technical subject matter and product expertise
  • Participate in marketing activities designed to increase awareness and demand for the Cael suite of products
  • Work directly with executive leadership to set product line strategy and identify new product investments

Essential experience and skills:

  • 8 to 12 years of overall experience in Software Development
  • At least 4 to 6 years of experience in managing software development teams
  • At least 4 to 6 years of experience in design and architecture of web based applications
  • Experience with Agile Scrum method of software development
  • Excellent problem solving and logical reasoning skills
  • Experience in hiring, retaining and motivating talented Engineers to ensure high productivity and minimize project risk
  • Demonstrated experience designing large-scale, multi-tier, high availability, scalable, cloud-hosted enterprise platforms in Java or other technologies
  • Experience designing and implementing large-scale, distributed systems services as part of SOA or micro service architectures
  • Experience with cloud platform providers such as AWS, Google GCP, MS Azure and/or other cloud providers
  • Hands on development experience using Java, J2EE, Web Services, Spring Framework, MVC, SQL
  • Experience in Integration with third party Enterprise Applications
  • Experience in responding to technical due diligence of an Application and facilitate external audit of Application Architecture and Application and data Security
  • Experience in managing expectations of Clients, stakeholders and must have worked with US based Product Management team

Technical skills:

  • JavaScript
  • Java
  • Soap/Rest Web Services
  • SQL/No SQL
  • OO design skills and understanding of design pattern


  • Computer Science and Engineering graduate / post-graduate with good academic records from a top technology Institute / University
  • MBA (with concentration in the technological side of business administration) and/or Master’s in Engineering Management preferred


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