Group Leader I

Group Leader I

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Pune I, India.
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Full time
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Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities):

Working as the Group Leader of the product and software development groups within DCS, this role will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Experience taking a lead role in continuous improvements of complex software systems/product/technology that have been successfully delivered to customers to ensure  a productized software delivery of solutions
  • Knowledge of best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Comfortable mentoring and coaching direct reports as well as managing teams in different geographic locations internationally
  • Experience with distributed computing, cloud native applications, and enterprise-wide systems
  • Experience influencing best practices within your team  and intentional alignment with global development organization, ensuring that product development is consistent and consumable by the global organization and customers
  • Drive increasing development performance with KPI based metrics around quality, velocity, etc. and communicate with management/stakeholders on those metrics and milestones
  • Deliver software with increasing use of automation for testing and delivery
  • Collaborate with Product Manager, Technical Product Owners, and Software Architects in refinement and defining feature functionality and acceptance criteria to meet product roadmap
  • Works with Solution / Software Architects to help define the solution and produce cost estimations
  • Manage project conflicts, challenges and dynamic business requirements to meet expected deliverables

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology
  • 15 years of Software Development Experience with minimum of 5 years of Team Leading experience in managing software development in high-performance, low latency application architectures and software products
  • Responsible for the strategic development of the team as well as he participates in the strategic development of the DCS Voice organisation
  • Hands on experience in Software Architect working with microservice applications
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with SCRUM teams and Agile Development
  • Experience in Managing SCRUM teams and Software Developers
  • Experience with enterprise software development
  • Expert working knowledge/experience with event driven applications based on domain driven designs utilizing micro-services through ubiquitous business domain language
  • Experience in working with multinational teams within a matrix organization
  • Strong coach on implementation of SAFe or Agile scrum and working with Architecture teams to assess and size story / epics
  • Working knowledge of developing/deployment of container based applications within cloud systems (Azure, AWS, etc.) utilizing Kubernetes clusters
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with creative mindset and strong customer focus
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and presentation skills
  • Ability to understand and represent both the business and technology within the SDLC
  • Willingness to travel internationally (10-30%)

Preferred Qualifications:

Any of the following additional experience is a plus :

  • Controls development experience in Intralogistics (Airports/Warehouse / Parcel) or equivalent
  • Working experience with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, etc.)
  • Working experience with TDD or BDD software methodologies
  • Operations experience within an automated warehouse execution system

Knowledge-Skills-Abilities (Competencies):

  • Strong English communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Good interpersonal skills (work well within a team) and ability to influence at various levels of the organization.
  • Experience in driving automation and logistics improvements within Warehouse Management solutions or equivalent industry experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced operational environment with competing priorities and multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical/leadership abilities and able to drive team members to rapid technical recommendations.