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Software Development Manager

India, Bengaluru
Last update 2024-06-15
Expires 2024-06-14
ID #2186609516
Software Development Manager
India, Bengaluru,
Modified June 8, 2024


About us:
We are an integral part of Annalect Global and Omnicom Group, the second-largest advertising agency holding company in the world in terms of revenue and is the leading global marketing communications company. Our portfolio includes: three global advertising agency networks: BBDO, DDB and TBWA; three of the world’s premium media services under Omnicom Media Group: OMD, PHD and Hearts & Science.
Annalect India plays a key role for our group companies and global agencies by providing stellar products and services in areas of Creative Services, Technology, Marketing Science (data & analytics) and Media Services. We are growing rapidly and looking for talented professionals like you to be part of this journey. Let us build this together.

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Software Development Manager to lead our software development team in the fast-paced environment of an e-commerce company. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in software development, particularly in the context of e-commerce, and a proven track record of managing and mentoring high-performing teams.

Work Location - Bengaluru
Work from Office (5days a week)

This is an exciting role and would entail you to:

1. Team Leadership:
•Lead and manage a team of software developers, providing guidance, mentorship, and support.
•Foster a collaborative and innovative team culture to drive excellence in software development.
2. E-commerce Expertise:
•Bring extensive knowledge of e-commerce platforms, technologies, and industry best practices to guide the team in developing robust and scalable solutions.
•Stay abreast of the latest trends and innovations in both software development and the e-commerce landscape.
3. Project Management:
•Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of software development projects related to e-commerce.
•Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product management, UI/UX design, and quality assurance, to ensure project success.
4. Software Development:
•Participate in hands-on coding and development tasks when necessary.
•Review code, provide technical guidance, and ensure the team follows best practices and coding standards.
5. Collaboration with Stakeholders:
•Work closely with stakeholders, including business leaders and product owners, to understand requirements and align development efforts with business goals.
•Communicate effectively on project status, timelines, and potential challenges.
6. Quality Assurance:
•Implement and oversee best practices for quality assurance and testing within the development process.
•Ensure the delivery of high-quality, reliable, and secure software products.
7. Continuous Improvement:
•Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the development team.
•Identify areas for process optimization, efficiency gains, and technical innovation.

What you will do:
Lead, mentor, and manage a team of Engineers and SDMs focused on advertising bidding algorithms performing millions of bids a day to continuously optimize ads.
Build and execute development plans, create, and deploy best-in-class processes, and proactively identify and resolve issues.
Actively contribute to design and code reviews for the team (Java, Python)
Excellent distributed systems design capability. Senior SDMs should be relied upon to help lead the design of the systems that their engineers will build. They need to know the scaling parameters of these systems and be able to decompose the underlying cloud services being used into unit cost metrics.
Use depth and breadth of technical expertise to ensure platforms being built are scalable, maintainable, and extensible.
Strong computer science fundamentals, with a focus on algorithms (complexity) and data structures.
Good understanding of operations. Senior SDMs in partnership with SDMs need to be able to identify the key metrics that need to be instrumented for their systems and be able to identify alarm points and operational measures to remedy them.
Excellent written communication. We expect to communicate across many time zones with many teams. We believe that the best way to do this is through writing, which allows for asynchronous, scalable, and inclusive communication. Ensure monthly update in clear narrative form, supported by relevant engineering operations and business metrics for their program.
Ability to hire and develop. Senior SDMs need to be able to find the best possible talent for their programs and create career paths for them. We expect them to be able to manage teams of up to 20 people easily.
Able to prioritize, manage expectations, fail fast and loudly, and always proactively help their stakeholders understand their program’s delivery status.
Work closely with your peers in product, design, production, and QA, to ensure seamless execution.
Use depth and breadth of technical expertise to ensure platforms being built are scalable, maintainable, and extensible.
Living our values, you will work towards building a cohesive team united by best-in-class engineering principles.

This may be the right role for your if you have,
A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field.
Strong software engineering fundamentals including systems architecture, algorithms, problem solving and experience building web-based Saa S products.
At least 9-11 years of experience managing and organizing engineering teams. Progressive years of software engineering experience, with 3+ leading teams of Engineering talent from co-op to Staff
Strong knowledge of cloud technologies and scalable architectures (AWS/GCP services).
Strong experience working with Python, Django, Flask, React JS, Airflow
Strong understanding with Git as a VCS.
Able to define clear deliverables and timelines and communicate them within your team, your peers, and the rest of the organization.
Proven experience as a Software Development Manager, preferably in an e-commerce or retail environment.
Customer obsessed and had no problem building relationships with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders.
Strong technical background with hands-on experience in software development.
In-depth knowledge of e-commerce technologies, platforms, and integrations.
Excellent leadership and team management skills.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Desired Skills:
Agile or Scrum certification.
Demonstrated success in delivering large-scale, complex software projects.


This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with the position. Responsibilities may change based on business needs.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Software development manager

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