Our client is a FinTech Non Banking Financial Services Company dedicated to driving Financial Inclusion in the MSME sector. Our client is the only company from India recognized globally by the World Bank/IFC with a gold award in 2019 as ‘Bank of the Year-Asia’ for innovative work in SME financing. The company is an RBI-registered Systemically Important NBFC. Headquartered in Bangalore, we have 110 branches across Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and UT ,Puducherry with more than 1000 employees.
Our client is looking for “Data Engineering Head” for Bangalore location.
Due to current pandemic candidates can work from any location in india, but once the pandemic is under control, candidates should be ready to relocate to Bangalore.
Data Engineering Head
Department:Data Science & Engineering
Report to: CEO
Purpose of Job:
Responsible for drawing insights from many sources of data to answer important business questions and help the organization make better use of data in their daily activities.
Play a critical role as a member of the leadership team in shaping and supporting our overall company vision, day-to-day operations, and culture
Set the technical vision and build the technical product roadmap from launch to scale; including defining long-term goals and strategies
Define best practices around coding methodologies, software development, and quality assurance
Define innovative technical requirements and systems while balancing time, feasibility, cost and customer experience
Build and support production products
Ensure our internal processes and services comply with privacy and security regulations
Establish a high performing, inclusive engineering culture focused on innovation, execution, growth and development
Set a high bar for our overall engineering practices in support of our mission and goals
Develop goals, roadmaps and delivery dates to help us scale quickly and sustainably
Collaborate closely with Product, Business, Marketing and Data Science
Experience with financial and transactional systems
Experience engineering for large volumes of data at scale
Experience with financial audit and compliance is a plus
Experience building a successful consumer facing web and mobile apps at scale
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Data Science/ Stats or other quantitative fields (CS, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Economics ) from a top university
Work Experience: 10+ years of experience building and leading growing engineering functions, ideally for a fintech offering
A thoughtful and proven approach to hiring, mentoring and scaling a top-notch engineering team
Execute against strategy in cooperation with other teams, including Product Management, Data Science, Business, and Marketing
Skills & Competencies
A strong track record of creating engaging, intuitive and highly secure engineering products from conception to production
Experience in AWS infrastructure and developer operations environments
Experience with Python and Flask is a plus as is Java.
Experience with SQL and No-SQL databases (eg. MongoDB).
Performance production databases (eg. DynamoDB) is ideal and experience with big data frameworks (eg. Spark) is a bonus.
⮚ Entrepreneurial mentality with the passion for our mission and in building a highly successful company
⮚ Proven ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
⮚ Analytical and problem-solving mindset
⮚ Deep Curiosity and Humility